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Offer of employment - what to do?

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Hello,

So, I applied to a hospital for complex care unit few months back, 6 month full time contract. They called me today, we did a phone interview, not even in person interview and got email for reference checks. I don’t know what to do. I want to work as I feel like this is the only opportunity I will have to get a job but I am scared due to covid. I am currently living with my parents and I hate to be the one that contracts it to them. What do you guys suggest? What would you do?

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Davey Do has 41 years experience and specializes in Psych, CD, HH, Admin, LTC, OR, ER, Med Surge.

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Toaster, I would take the job I was was trained for, move out of my parents' home, and see this thing through.

It's what I did back in '84 when AIDS was the big scare.

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I’d wait until you actually had a job offer first of all.

Second, you’ll do what the rest of us are doing to protect our families, I take off my scrubs and shoes in the garage, shower as soon as I get in. I regularly check my temp and am watchful for symptoms.

Not every nurse gets it. I’ve been on strictly COVID for 5 weeks now. I’m fine.

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Can you self isolate in your home? Stay in your bedroom/ bathroom when you're at home? It wouldn't be fun but if you're that concerned..... Just until you have enough money to move out...

Edited by Elaine M

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Thank you for the replies. I live in an apartment so I do not have a garage, though alternative option would be to leave everything in the facility. We live in small apartment so I can't really self isolate at home.

After talking with my family as well, I emailed them today that I will withdrawing from the position due to personal circumstances.

Thanks again for all your input.

Edited by Toaster2k18

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