Almost 4 years, no luck finding nursing job, life destroyed?! - page 4

I am not really quite sure why I am writing this. I've wrote on here before right after this happened almost 4 years ago. Here I go... I went to a 4 year nursing school right out of high-school.... Read More

  1. Visit  sofla98} profile page
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    You need a good attorney girl, one who will fight for what is right. If everything you posted is true and you were fired for those reasons, then it sounds like a lawsuit to me. Gotta love the BON. I had to go up and change my name in Cbus and I was a nervous freaking wreck going in just doing that!
    Last edit by Esme12 on Jan 15, '13 : Reason: TOS/legal advice
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  3. Visit  loriangel14} profile page
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    This thread is almost a year old and the OP hasn't been on since February.
  4. Visit  thelynx520} profile page
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    GotoGirl:
    I am in a similar situation situation. I am 4 years clean, have a good recovery program, and cannot get a job despite outstanding experience. I can't even get a job in a treatment program! Did you get your probation lifted? My contract lasts for 5, yes 5 years. I had no probation, no suspension, etc. I am still giving urines, if you can believe that! I don't know what it takes to convince them I'm clean and serious about recovery. 4 years of clean drug screens, going on 5! Where are you at in terms of employment? I would love to know. Personally, I'm getting ready to go to our state human rights commission. A. Terminated with a disability, b. hiring discrimination practices.
  5. Visit  subee} profile page
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    Five years is very usual. I don't know about other nursing specialties, but the five year mark is a dangerous one for us CRNA's. I see many nurses coming through a support group and none of them are jobless after 4 years. Did you ever have the opportunity to join an RN support group? That's where most of the nurses found their recovery friendly employers.
  6. Visit  Heyshortyboo} profile page
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    Just wanted to know if anything changed I'm in Louisiana and it's gonna be 2 years and I've had multiple interviews but know one to hire me b/c of probation status.
  7. Visit  sissiesmama} profile page
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    Quote from Heyshortyboo
    Just wanted to know if anything changed I'm in Louisiana and it's gonna be 2 years and I've had multiple interviews but know one to hire me b/c of probation status.
    Hi Shorty! Glad to meet another La nurse on the forum! I got put into our RNP in 1999 and had NO idea how hard it would be to find another nursing job after - it is SO hard to find someone to give u a chance.

    Anne, RNC
  8. Visit  Nordy} profile page
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    How about a class action suit? How is it that the Board can discriminate this way? They are a power out of control. I feel like civil rights are being violated.
  9. Visit  Nordy} profile page
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    Nurses need to unite against the board. The board is a power gone out of control. Civil rights are being violated. I am thinking a civil suit is in order for these cases. Anyone know an interested attorney?
    catmom1 and newmommy26 like this.
  10. Visit  sportsmama76633} profile page
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    Just wondering backtowork, where are you at in texas. I have warning w stips for nonpt care, nondrug related issue and cannot find any job in texas. Have followed your posts. So which facility are you at?
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  11. Visit  Nola009} profile page
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    Your mother is simply a jerk. Leave her out of your life! All I can say is that I hope things are looking up for you now...
  12. Visit  angzac} profile page
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    GotoGirlRN
    I have had a worse experience than that. I was bullied beyond belief. I have always enjoyed nursing until I was restructured yet once again....from a job I loved and made new friends. I was reported to the college of nurses for trumped up complaints from the worst place I ever worked. It was toxic and reminded me of lord of the flies. I couldn't afford a lawyer and you are guilty until proven innocent with the college. I developed alopecia, insomnia, depression, etc.... My life is basically over. Even though most people guess my age at 45, I'm 60 and I feel very much like Robin Williams probably did his last day of life.
  13. Visit  catmom1} profile page
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    Quote from angzac
    GotoGirlRN
    I have had a worse experience than that. I was bullied beyond belief. I have always enjoyed nursing until I was restructured yet once again....from a job I loved and made new friends. I was reported to the college of nurses for trumped up complaints from the worst place I ever worked. It was toxic and reminded me of lord of the flies. I couldn't afford a lawyer and you are guilty until proven innocent with the college. I developed alopecia, insomnia, depression, etc.... My life is basically over. Even though most people guess my age at 45, I'm 60 and I feel very much like Robin Williams probably did his last day of life.

    I am sorry that I don't have more time to write at the moment, but wanted you to know that I have had very similar feelings due to being unable to find a nursing job. Hopefully, some of the other fine folks who post here will respond to you, as well.

    You are NOT alone!!!

    Catmom
  14. Visit  TXRNC} profile page
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    What part of Texas are you on I'm in east Texas


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