Letter of resignation - page 2

I had an interview on Friday and got the job. My problem is that I need to write a letter of resignation to the hospital where I'm at now. I've never had to do this so I have no idea what to say and... Read More

  1. by   hoolahan
    Agree, the shorter the etter. No need for drama or emotion. Just the facts. If you want to discuss any problems, save it for the exit interview, though I usually waive mine. There were two times when employers would not take no for an answer. In those cases I simply focused on the opportunity ahead of me, the more flexible scheulde, and stayed away from trash talk about anyone or anything about the place I was leaving, never burn any bridges.
  2. by   2banurse
    I personally would not put what facility I am going to next. It is not needed information. You can verbally tell people, but I don't think that it is necessary in your resignation letter. You don't know what kind of relationship your current facility has with your future facility and there are small-minded people that might want to cause trouble. I'm not saying that your facility would do this, but why give information not needed in print. Also,
    specify your last day so that you don't have any conflicts.

  3. by   Mkue
    I would say "I've accepted a position elsewhere". or as Kris mentioned.

    Almost forgot.. CONGRADUATIONS !
  4. by   Scarlette
    Thanks everyone for your input! I'm writing my resignation right now. I pulled out my hospital's policy/employee handbook and it states that I need to give 2 weeks notice and state why I'm leaving. I plan on taking my book with me when I hand in my notice so they don't try to jip me out of my PTO time I have built up.

    Thanks again everyone!

    After this past week at work, I just might do cartwheels when I hand it in!! WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :roll