without a job until after new years - page 2

Hello I am a new RN that passed NCLEX. I am writing to maybe vent or maybe get some advice who knows. Anyways I just found out I cannot be a graduate nurse (you know start working) right now... Read More

  1. by   SaltineQueen
    If this is even for real...

    DO NOT do this! God forbid you get caught/arrested, your career is over before it starts. Talk to your landlord, food banks, contact your township/county trustee for assistance. It's the holidays - I'm sure you could work retail short term. Work at McDonalds. Unemployment is so low, everyone is hiring. There are so many alternatives to this crack-pot idea.
  2. by   RNNPICU
    I am guessing your Nurse residency program probably has a few different start times and yours starts in two months. Take a look around... it is December... there are lots of seasonal jobs. It may not be the days or shifts you want, but that is better than nothing. If you get caught or anyone catches on to what your doing, your license is toast. Someone could report you to the BON for moral turpetitude.. Don't lose your license before you start working
  3. by   meanmaryjean
    Quote from Jedrnurse
    I don't know; a nurse-hooker with a heart of gold? I'm seeing a Julia Roberts/Richard Gere reunion movie in our future...
    That is General Hospital's Bobbie Spencer from the 1980s!

    I only make this flip remark as I am certain the OP is a troll. Unemployment in this country is <4% in many areas right now.
  4. by   Mergirlc
    There are plenty of jobs out there -- especially now due to the holiday season. They may not be the jobs you want to do for the rest of your life (like nursing), but isn't that the point? You just need something now. Go out there and look. Go to a temp agency and put in your resume. Many times temp agencies have a job that may last 1-3 months just filling in for somebody who is on a temporary medical leave. Just look around.
  5. by   not.done.yet
    You made it two years. You can make it two months. Wait tables. Work retail. Drive for Uber. Wrap gifts. Babysit. Walk dogs. Use community resources. Contact your church. Visit the local food bank. I would suck up needing a handout before I would tolerate what selling my body will do to my soul. The idea that you have no choice but prostitution is absolutely ridiculous. It's two months. Hunker down, use those smarts that got you through school and get through it.
  6. by   NutmeggeRN
    I'm calling shenanigans....first post, new account...and this is the best they can do?
  7. by   pixierose
    Quote from NutmeggeRN
    I'm calling shenanigans....first post, new account...and this is the best they can do?
    I'm liking the nurse-hooker with a heart of gold theme though ...
  8. by   Hoosier_RN
    Quote from Ruas61
    If you get busted for 'escort' work your nursing career is toast.

    Sell, pawn stuff- hustle yourself at a couple of jobs- temp jobs galore for the Holiday season.

    See if you can strike a deal with the rent people.
    my comment exactly. I hope that this is a joke
  9. by   ruby_jane
    Quote from NutmeggeRN
    I'm calling shenanigans....first post, new account...and this is the best they can do?
    Waiting for OP to pop back in or for a mod to shut this down....
  10. by   Luchador
    Quote from pixierose
    I'm liking the nurse-hooker with a heart of gold theme though ...
    Isn't the preferred nomenclature "girl friend experience?" Asking for a friend.
  11. by   RN252
    I am not a troll... I literally just got my license. I will be honest going through nursing school and studying my ass off has burned me out. In fact I took the nclex without even caring. I just said sat there and said well if i don't pass i am done with this XXXX. Alot of you are snobby but will be shocked at how many escorts i knew are in fact nurses now. I have never done it myself but i know people that do... I dont look down on them. I was simply venting... I may or may not do it but after spending 2 freaking years learning as much as possible even topics i know i will never want to know i am broke while my friends who are escorts have freaking homes fully paid for and brand new cars. Sometimes I get mad because I decided to help people but now here i am broke and hungry. Yes my graduate nurse program starts in 2 months but i cant wait that long. I hear some people have jobs already but I don't know what that means. Can a graduate nurse work somewhere else like a nursing home while they wait? Every other job i search for wants an experienced nurse. I refuse to be a tech like how the hell am i working backwards. I just want to learn to use my skills and do what i have always wanted to do. . like i said I am NEW to the field. My parents never even finished high school so I cannot ask them for advise.
    Last edit by sirI on Dec 7 : Reason: TOS language
  12. by   RN252
    Why will they shut it down its a serious question. You mean noone here has every struggled? Well okay but I am struggling now I have to pay a bunch of bills and cannot start a job until the hopsital opens up their graduate program. I am simply lost... I have never had an actual career before.
  13. by   not.done.yet
    You refuse to be a tech but not a prostitute? Huh. So being a tech is beneath you and going backwards but having sex with strangers for money is not?

    What an an insult to all the hard working techs out there.