Resignation letter help!

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    Hello everyone,

    I hope you can help me. I work flexi pool at a local hospitial. I have
    been diagnosed with dysautomia, which effects your whole nervous system. I have been asked to turn my resignation in or I will be terminated for health reasons.

    I do not know how to write the letter so it will not hurt me in the furture.
    My manager stated that at the end of the letter I could even put something
    like hopefully this will just be temporary and I will be open for employment
    with your facility in the future.

    Example: I am resigning in One Day Surgery due to health reasons.
    Then I go blank. Do I go into why I can't work on my feet 8+ hours a day
    without breaks, sometimes lunch, and not to mention the stress. My doctor
    has advised me to not be on my feet all day. I stay dehydrated so I have to drink water all day long 64oz +, and eat due to low sodium. If I don't my BP drops, and I start having other problems. Please help me write this letter so it will not hurt my future, but explain why I am having to leave.

    I am not trying to get out of working. I hope that there will be a job out there somewhere where I can get my strength back.

    Thank you,



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    (Disclaimer: this is a straightforward anwer to your question and is assuming you don't have a legal case for being terminated d/t a disability.)

    Dear XXXX,

    I am resigning effective x date due to health reasons. I hope to return in the future should my condition allow me to again perform the essential job functions. I enjoyed my time here and have appreciated the many professional growth opportunities (even if you haven't and there were none .)

    Thank you,

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    It is never necessary (and rarely advisable) to state a reason for a resignation.

    I would recommend something like this, "I submit my resignation from my position as staff nurse in ICU, effective June 1, 2006. I thank you for the opportunity to serve in this position, and would welcome the opportunity to return to XYZ Hospital in the future."

    Best to you!
    Meriwhen likes this.
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    FWIW: I like Jolie's better.
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    I need to give them too much info. Good luck to you.
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    Thank you, Nurse Ratched,
    That was staight and to the point. I think it will be perfect, well maybe not the last line. But I appreciate it anyway.

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    Thank you, Jolie,

    This helps so much. I feel brain dead from trying to decide how to write just a few words. You have made something very simple that was taking me all day to master.

    Thank you again,

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    [quote=suzy253]I need to give them too much info. Good luck to you.

    Thanks for your info suzy253, your right too much info is not good.

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    please help me! Due to financial reason i need to resign. How can i say it in my resume? thanks a lot.

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