Jump to content

tattoos in nursing

Career   (575 Views 2 Comments)
by katie10 katie10 (New Member) New Member

634 Visitors; 1 Post

advertisement

I have tattoos on both hands and on two of my fingers. They are not offensive or religious. i have a purple star and a flower. Can this mess up my chances of being a nurse i am just starting school and have not been to a clinical but i hear they are kind of strict about things like this. Can anyone tell me if this is true or not and will it ruin my chances of getting a job in the future?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sun0408 has 4 years experience and works as a RN.

35,806 Visitors; 1,761 Posts

In school all visible tattoos had to be covered, even on the neck. One guy had to wear a big band-aide to cover his. I have several but none are visible even in scrubs. I now work as an RN in a large hospital and several of my co-workers have tattoos on their wrist, forearms etc.. They are not covered up.

It will come down to the school's policy and the hospital's policy.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Recently Browsing 0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×