Voluntary surrender..cant find work

  1. I voluntarily surrendered in az after investigation accusation of deversion as a traveler. Im unrestricted no stips but still cant find work. Should i just give up and seek life elsewhere
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  2. 8 Comments

  3. by   not.done.yet
    If you voluntarily surrendered then you don't have a license anymore. That would be why you can't find work.
  4. by   traumaRUs
    Moved to Recovery Forum. From your other posts, I gather you still possess an Iowa license?
  5. by   FreakedRN
    Yes iowa with no stips or regs or monitoring. Board is aware. It rendered my compact license a home state only..i guess im considered to much of a risk to hire.
  6. by   PixieRN1
    Its my understanding that you would need to report that surrender to Iowa. And if you choose not to, then when you renew, they ask about disciplinary action from other licenses...which a surrender is. So you are going to have to self report to Iowa eventually, unless I am missing something. Was your surrender not listed on the national databases?
  7. by   noctanol
    Can you please give more information as to your surrender. How can you be unrestricted if you surrendered your license? If you need meaningful answers, provide more info, otherwise you'll get answers such as "yes, seek life elsewhere."
  8. by   caliotter3
    In some areas, finding work is very difficult for people with no black marks on their record. If you have limits to your ability to withstand a negative employment search, you might want to start thinking about a different career, and even then, this could affect your future employment.
  9. by   Tnccriley
    No, it seems to be the same everywhere. Save yourself a lot of time and money and instead seek alternative employment
  10. by   Julius Seizure
    I would be very surprised if your other state licenses are really unrestricted. If one has been revoked/surrendered, the others are sure to follow. It's hard to believe that Iowa wouldn't find out.

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