Nursing Jobs/with Felony Conviction

  1. Hello all! I recieved my nursing license in Feb.02. I worked 2 jobs, with the longest being 9 mths in LTC. I tried to renew my license, but recieved a letter from the TN Board of Nursing saying I had to come before the board so they could determine reinstating my license. They did, thank God, but I haven't gotten 1 job since I went. I recieved my license back in April '06. TN is so hard on felons. It has been 10 yrs. ago. I am looking to travel anywhere to find a job. If anyone knows where I may get a job. Hope to hear from you soon!

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  3. by   MizDnurse2b
    Keep trying..someone will give you a break. A lot of time has passed since your conviction...if you have been "of good moral conduct" since that time, I don't see what the problem is. Heck the Nursing Board in TN renewed your license....that should be good enough ! Hang in there
  4. by   Tweety
    I'm sorry to hear that.

    Unfortunately here in Florida they do extensive background checks and it would probably come back to haunt you.
  5. by   suebird3
    this sticky was posted at the top of the forum. regarding nursing licensure with a criminal history . please refer to it, and the tn state board.

    suebird3

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