Hey guys. I have a question about NY's licensing process for LPNs. So, I took the NCLEX on June 16th, got my unofficial results on June 18th via Pearson Vue quick results (paid $8) and fortunately passed the test. (YAY!)
So now, I have a few employers wanting to hire me but I don't have my license yet so they're unable to process me with the paperwork. I've been checking on NYS office of professions website (license verification) but my name isn't listed yet. I know I'm probably just being impatient LOL and it's not even 2 weeks yet but what could possibly go wrong with the processing? Can you technically work as a LPN while you wait for your license? Is proof of passing the NCLEX enough to show to your employer? And with Covid-19 going on, NY OP is probably very busy. Is anyone having the same issue?
I'm just excited to work as a nurse at this point so I could get a head start and not break my back anymore working as a CNA LOL.