What are the chances of gettting job as an RN if you are fired from a hosp. for making mistakes?

My friend got fired for making mistakes because she is a nervous person. She was working in interventional radiology. One of them was she let air get into a pts. pic line. Does she have a chance at all for getting an RN job again?

Asked By: Diane - 1/15/2010
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Well, allowing air into a PICC line is negligent and the consequences can be fatal....Speaking as a nurse, nervous people don't belong in health care....all of us are nervous when we get "into the field" out of school, but you should reach a comfort level fairly quickly. With that said, perhaps she should stick to... More
Answered By: asking - 1/15/2010
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Maybe (if she was able to retain her license), but if she is too nervous to do her job, and her job involves people's lives, then SHOULD she get another job as an RN? She really should have though about her personality before going through the extensive schooling to become an RN... More
Answered By: Rick B - 1/15/2010
1) Hopefully not. That is borderline negligence. 2) If she does get hired, I will pray to God that I do not get sent to her hospital. She is not nervous, she is DANGEROUS.
Answered By: Ryan M - 1/15/2010
She possibly needs to be in an area which is less stressfull and your able to make less mistakes.
Answered By: Chris - 1/15/2010
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