Okay, I was let go from an AL job I'd been at for over 5 years. Basically for sleeping on the job. I was on my break and was written up for it earlier this week. I guess I should have reviewed the policy, but the previous director said she didn't care what we did on our breaks, but she recently left. They said I did it again and it is not true. They said several of the aides and even a resident signed a statement and I'm 100% sure its not true for that night. They also said they couldn't find me for like 2 hours, which isn't true and also some other things which I tried to explain, but they had their minds made up. There was also an allegation of something happening with an aid that I don't recall, but said they are not going to pursue that at the moment. I did have a lot or write-ups in my folder, but some of them were from years ago and I know I had made mistakes in the past, but no repeats of the same offense except some med errors, but not of the same type I can think of.
I don't understand why they would lie? I think it has something to do with an aid that I went out once with as a friend and then she got really weird when I messaged her on FB. I caught her in several lies personally, but now look like it transferred over to my job! I'm not even sure if I can get unemployment now as its my word against several others. I technically may have a prn job, but haven't worked there in over 2 months so not sure if they have anything or not. So where do I go from here. I know try to find another job, but being fired won't look good on app. Do I put down personal reasons or try to explain the situation or that people lied?
IDK, the stress of nursing seems to be getting to me recently. Not the patient care, but the politics, family, aids, and always worrying you are doing something wrong. I have been having trouble with sleep lately too. I just can't seem to get on a schedule like I used to. My off days I get used to sleeping nights and then end up not sleeping good the day before I have to work. Anyway, I had been considering looking for something different like truck driving (if I could find something local or regional), factory (if I could find a place that pays good enough around here) or even this IT training which is starting like next week and is free. But the problem with that or even the truck driving is how to make money while training as I'm about broke now and have bills coming up. Sorry for the long post.