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So I didn't fully tell the truth about my resume... background check??? HELP!!!

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NRSKarenRN has 40 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Vents, Telemetry, Home Care, Home infusion.

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It you bought any items/opened up any credit cards using B facility as employer will show up on credit check.

By not disclosing current position, you are opening yourself up to "falsification of resume" charge which is grounds for immediate termination in many facilities for failure to disclose current position. I lost 2 potential employees over such an issue.

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reveriies has 7 years experience and specializes in Progressive Care.

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Man... I couldn't find it in me to do that. During my series of interviews for several new grad positions at my hospital, I had accepted my current position in PCU. Two days later I get a call for an interview with the same hospital's mother-baby dept (a place I would LOVE to work in) but told them that I had already accepted a position just days earlier and that I thanked them for considering me a call back for an interview. I hadn't even started in PCU (and wouldn't for another month and a half), but didn't dare even attempt the interview with mother-baby since I had already decided to commit to my position. And honestly, hindsight is 20/20. I absolutely love working in PCU and love the people I work with. I couldn't ask for a better start to my nursing career. I have plenty of time to go into mother-baby later on down the line if I so desire.

I agree with most of the comments here. While they may not find out, it is a moral issue. But who knows, perhaps it will work out perfectly for you as well. It can go both ways, you just have to prepare for the worst. I wish you luck in your decision.

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I personally feel it's up to the OP to do what makes him/her happy. I know if I took a job somewhere I wasn't too crazy about, but the job I really wanted ended giving me a call down the line, I would jump for it. I imagine nurses have to take jobs on floors they don't really want to be on. They shouldn't stay unhappy for their employer's sake. No one owes anybody anything.
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BrandonLPN has 5 years experience as a LPN.

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Wait-- you accepted and started a job and almost immediately interviewed somewhere else?? This is NOT about your resume. It's about your honor. What part of, "We offer you a job." "Thank you, I'll take it. When's my start date?" don't you understand? When you accept employment you should have the maturity to stay there unless there's actual fraud or really baad (as in, bad enough to report to the state. .
Right, because employers are always so honorable and loyal. It's not like they cut hours or lay loyal nurses off at the drop of a hat just to save a buck....

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Right, because employers are always so honorable and loyal. It's not like they cut hours or lay loyal nurses off at the drop of a hat just to save a buck....

I was going to mention that too. Risking your happiness for an employer just doesn't exist in my book.

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AlaBro2010 has 3 years experience and specializes in Public Health, Women's Health.

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I was going to mention that too. Risking your happiness for an employer just doesn't exist in my book.

I agree with this also and I feel you should do what's best for your career and what you will be happy with but I don't get/understand how you accept an offer you knew you weren't going to be happy with anyway and leave. Hopefully it all works out for OP. I was not trying to judge.. I just don't understand. I'm sure OP isn't the first person to ever quit so quickly.

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joanna73 is a BSN, RN and specializes in geriatrics.

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Too many new grads are very unrealistic about their goals and the state of the current job market. While it's perfectly fine to have a preference for a certain specialty or a certain unit, in this economy, more people need to be content with gaining experience and learn to make the best of things. You hate where you work? Change your attitude for a while and see. So what if you give up a year, and in the process gain valuable skills. One to two years is not the end of the world. I've done it, so I know. Many others have too. OP, the you're burning bridges by acting in this manner. Professionalism is important, and nursing is a small world.

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Anyone with a PC can Google your name, and find out who you are, where you work(ed), your address, school(s), etc. Not to mention the Facebook, etc. It amazes me that people still post their own photos online, and whatnot. Imagine, in 2012, that people still belive they can hide their past(s), or believe in privacy? Hmm.

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OnlybyHisgraceRN is a ASN, RN and specializes in LTC and School Health.

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The OP have to do what is best for them. We do not know his/her reasoning for leaving. I'm willing to be big money that some of you would do the same thing if it were convient for you and your family.

I have a job offer, and will not start until end of january, but If I was offered the job that is closer to me and the specialty I want, you bet I'm going to rescind my offer.

I hate to do this, but I have to do what is best for me and my family.

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imintrouble has 16 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in LTC Rehab Med/Surg.

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You've hired someone to babysit your kids on New Years Eve. You've splurged on a new dress and shoes. Chipped in on a limo with four other couples. You've planned it for months. With the party tickets, outfit, limo, you've probably spent $300-400.

Then the babysitter calls and tells you the Smiths down the road offered five dollars more an hour, catered snacks. The babysitter's really sorry, but she really wanted to babysit the Smiths kids the whole time, and only said yes to you because they hadn't asked yet. The babysitter's really sorry, but she has to do what's best for her.

How would that make you feel?

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You've hired someone to babysit your kids on New Years Eve. You've splurged on a new dress and shoes. Chipped in on a limo with four other couples. You've planned it for months. With the party tickets, outfit, limo, you've probably spent $300-400.

Then the babysitter calls and tells you the Smiths down the road offered five dollars more an hour, catered snacks. The babysitter's really sorry, but she really wanted to babysit the Smiths kids the whole time, and only said yes to you because they hadn't asked yet. The babysitter's really sorry, but she has to do what's best for her.

How would that make you feel?

It's off to grandmas house.

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It doesn't matter what's on your RESUME, as long as it's true. Your resume should present you in the best light, which generally means not putting on jobs you were only at for a short time. However, if there was an APPLICATION that specifically said to list ALL employers, then you should have put it down, as leaving it off is not a list of ALL employers.

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