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    Quote from austin heart
    yes.
    thank you so much. i am starting a new job (i just finished nursing school) and my tb isnt up to date.....AND i just found out i am pregnant just wanting to make sure i can have it done

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    are you able to have a tb skin test when you are pregnant?

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    can you still have a tb skin test when you are pregnant?

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    Quote from Schmoo1022
    Hi there,
    I had a similiar question, but in my case I am looking for a new job, and I am 4 months pregnant!!
    congrats to you! i wish you the best on your new little one!

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    if anyone had any info i would greatly appreciate it...thank you to all that reply

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    if anyone else has any info i would greatly appreciate it...thank you to all that reply

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    Quote from Jolie
    I have never had a pregnancy test included as part of a pre-employment physical. To deny you employment solely because of pregnancy would be a violation of federal law.

    You should check with your OB/CNM regarding any restrictions on working conditions because of pregnancy. If you are healthy and have no complications, I doubt that there will be any lifting restrictions, but there will probably be a few other safety concerns, such as avoiding x-ray exposure, handling chemo, etc. Depending on your unit, these may not even be applicable.

    It is your choice as to when you disclose your pregnancy to your employer. Just be aware that you will not qualify for Family and Medical Leave at the time the baby is born, due to your short time of employment.

    Best wishes for a happy, healthy pregnancy!
    thank you for your reply. i am going to be doing nursery, PP, and womens medsurg in 2 week rotations, 12 hour nights. my 1st pregnancy was wonderful...no complications, but every pregnancy is different. i signed a year contract to get a signing bonus as long as i stay full time. also, i did it withno benefits b/c my husband is military and im on his insurance....it was $2 more/hr. would i still be considered full timeif i have to take off for maternity leave?????

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    Quote from babynurselsa
    A pregnancy test should not be a part of an employee physical. If you are not able to forsee any immediate complications with this pregnancy I would not sweat it.
    Barring complications your restrictions should be minimal, depending on what sort of area you are going to work in. Use good universal precautions and proper body mechanics and all should be well for you.
    Since you seem so excited about your pregnancy my guess is you are going to have a hard time keeping it a secret for long.
    Good luck to you.


    thank you for your reply...so when SHOULD i tell them??? i HAVE to have this job. ill be doing nursery, postpartum an womens medsurg...2 week rotations, 12 hour shifts

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    Quote from Future_RN_Jess
    Not sure either, but I don't see why they would NOT hire you. You just might not qualify for pay maternal benefits (my guess only) and granted a certain time for maternal leave.

    I still think that being honest upfront is the best route to go. Either way, I am so happy for you that you are having a baby and YOU decide what is best for you.

    Good luck,

    Jessica

    thank you.....you are so sweet. i appreciate your advice

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    Quote from Future_RN_Jess
    Not sure, but are you planning on not telling your employer that you are pregnant?


    im not sure what to do.....both my sister-in-laws are nurses and told me to wait until the training is over...i dont know though

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    hello,
    i just excepted a job at a large hospital in our area. i am a recent graduate (lvn) and have been talking with this hospital since july. i am supposed to start training next week. i found out sunday that i am pregnant with our second child. i am excited because we have been trying for sometime now. we quite trying and BAM...pregnant. anyways, i have to have a complete physical for the hospital. do they usually do pregnancy tests? if so, can they not hire me because of it? i thought it would be descrimination, but then i got to thinking...what if they said that i cant meet job requirements of lifting????? any advice would be greatly appreciated......

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    hello,
    im new here and i recently graduated and got a position at a big hospital in our area. i am supposed to start training next week but 1st i have to have a complete physical. i found out sunday that i am pregnant with our second child. i am very excited because we HAD been trying for a while...unsuccessfully. quite trying...got pregnant. anyways, do they usually do pregnancy tests when you have a physical? if so, are they able to decide not to hire me? i figured it would be discremination, but what if they said they arent hiring me becasue i cant meet job requirements for lifting? any help would be much appreciated!



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