Hey, so I'm a RN student, graduating next month. I'm also a nurse tech and my registration runs out a month after I graduate (September 16).
I do not yet have an RN job lined up and I was wondering if I can get unemployment for the time between passing my NCLEX and finding a job.
let me know what kind of knowledge you all have on this! Thanks!
You would need to apply to your state unemployment office to know for sure. I believe generally, people are eligible for unemployment if their employment ended through no fault of their own. I know of teachers who are unemployed during the summer who have collected unemployment during that time. You will need to wait to until the day after your last day of work to apply though. It can take 2-3 weeks to get a check when you first apply if you are eligible. Good luck.
You would probably need to renew your tech registration to insure your unemployment compensation. It is your tech employment that qualifies you for the benefits, not the potential nurse employment.