Im a new nurse..please help!!! - page 3

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Hey everyone!!! I graduated in December 2011 and just passed my boards March 23, 2012 and now Im in the process of finding a job! Im in a small town in Florida called Tallahassee which is saturated with new grad nurses from 6-8... Read More


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    My heart goes out to you as I myself have also made poor decisions in my past. However, some times we go through trials in our life for reasons we can not explain. I would keep pressing on. Also, if your record was truly expunged and the BRN didn't catch anything when they ran a background check, I don't see how a local hospital is finding stuff. When your record is expunged you are not legally required to claim the mistake. I would research some attorneys and explain your case. Might be able to get a pro bono.
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    I just received a letter from the Board of Nursing that states an investigation has been started because the find evidence that a brech of the nurse practice act as be violated such as ". Obtaining a license by fraud" even though I self reported!! Im in a process of an eviction and can't afford a lawyer!! I thought things would have been better but I may loss my RN license!!! There goes my dreams?!!1. If I do get to keep my license will it forever state I was investigated??2. Will anyone hire me with an arest and past investigation on my liscence??
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    It is a bit hard to follow through your posts. Did you tell the board that you had a conviction @18 that was expunged? The application for nurse in FL is very clear....you must disclose ALL convictions regardless of expungement or withheld adjudication. If you did not declare these, you have a serious issue! If your "self report" of your criminal history came after you applied for the license and were granted one, you have brought your lie to their attention. It may help that you 'came clean' but I have no real idea about that.

    Expunged and withheld adjudications should not be discoverable by employers but should be there for the BON to see and should match your application wherein you disclosed them at the time of application. If you failed to do that, then you integrity is at issue with the board.

    It is a day late and a dollar short at this time. This is where I advise that you get an attorney. You will need all the help you can get in keeping your license.
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    God does not put more on any one person that they can bear.
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    Your right FLmomof5, so now I am accepting the fact that I am no longer going to be a RN and have settled to just wait for my time to pass on earth. I've got hired as a cashier to pay my loans and this is now my career take care and be greatful for a blessing life you have!!!
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    You should have obtained legal advice before contacting the Board but that is probably now water under the bridge if you have decided to give up. Best wishes for the future. Should you decide to take up the issues with your license, get an attorney before dealing with the Board again.
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    GreAt News!!!! I want to share it so bad but I don't want to jinx nothing God has been so good to be and things are going really good so far!!! Keep me in your prayers and to everyone else that's going through this similar struggle stay strong and focus and remember God has the last say in EVERYTHING!!!!!!!
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    God has been so merciful on me!!!! The case aganist me by the b.o.n has officailly been dissmissed!!!!so i had no lawyer and still was able to prove i was being truthful!!!next step is finding employment!!!
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    Update: I had my an interview on tuesday and was offered the position!!!!! I disclosed all information what a roller coaster this has been thanks for all the positive feedbacks everyone!!!!!
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    God is GOOD and merciful and his grace is FOREVER. THIS was a test and you past it. VERY happy for you. You learned to Stay strong and faithful in him and THAT was more valuable than any degree or license or anything on this side of heaven. I came across this thread by accident and it was interesting to me and I'm so glad you followed up with us and kept us posted. So happy for you love, KEEP GOD FIRST IN ALL THINGS!!!!! Be Blessed!


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