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HCA Hospital Dodging My Question About Military Clause

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I'm a new grad currently living in Texas and looking for a job. My husband is an active duty Army officer and we're being told he may be stationed elsewhere next year. 

When I was in nursing school my favorite hospital for clinicals was one of the local HCA hospitals. I contacted their recruiter and asked her if their residency has a military clause. She didn't answer my question and instead told me to ask another recruiter which she CCd in the email. That recruiter told me that he'd be happy to give me that information if I just call him. I called him multiple times and got no answer. So I left a voicemail. A day went by and he didn't call me back. I emailed him and told him what happened. He apologizes and tells me he'll call me. He never called me. Finally got in contact with him today and he went on and on about why they have 2 year contracts. He asked me if I'd be able to stay for 2 years and I say "I would love to, but my husband may or may not have to relocate next year" He tells me that unit directors prefer people who are in his words "loyal" and still stick around for 2 years and that it's something I should ask them. Of course, I do not want to go through the whole hiring process just to find out this simple answer.

I tried calling the main HCA number, but when I was transferred to HR and ethics I was sent to voicemail.

Does anyone here know the actual answer? 

I did find this:

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HCA Healthcare is nationally ranked as a top employer of military spouses by Victory Media.

HCA Healthcare sits on the US Chamber of Commerce's Military Spouse Employment Advisory Council, which evaluates best practices for hiring military spouses.

We are also a part of the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP).

Find a career with purpose at HCA Healthcare

Have you considered making an appointment with the legal services center aboard your husband's base?  As this situatuon has likely presented previously, they might be able to better provide answers.

Best wishes, and my thanks to your husband for his service.

12 hours ago, Bleblenurs18 said:

That’s interesting. My husband is an Active duty officer as well and I have been told that HCA is military friendly and will not legally bind us to those contracts. Now I’m needing to double check!! 
 

I remember reading this article last year and being excited to apply at HCA. Check it out! 
https://hcatodayblog.com/2019/07/13/hca-healthcares-commitment-to-hiring-100000-military-spouses/

Yes I came across this exact article a few weeks ago and was under the same impression! But after speaking to this recruiter I feel like military spouses are the last people they want to hire. I understand that they put lots of money into new grad nurses, but military orders are military orders. 

On 9/11/2020 at 10:58 PM, Bleblenurs18 said:

That’s interesting. My husband is an Active duty officer as well and I have been told that HCA is military friendly and will not legally bind us to those contracts. Now I’m needing to double check!! 

I got a hold of the HCA residency contract and today my attorney said that there's no way out of it without paying them back even if you're given PCS orders. She advised me to avoid working there unless I absolutely plan on staying for 2 years. I'm shocked. But after all the horrible things I've read about HCA, this may just be a blessing in disguise. 

Jeckrn1, ADN, BSN

Specializes in Operating room, ER, Home Health. Has 22 years experience.

What does the Solider/Sailors act say about it.