The dedication of front liners to their patients is remarkable. However, sometimes, people forget that they are humans too. They too can feel burnout, stressed, and depressed, and sometimes, their job might involve when they feel down the most. They sometimes may fail to do a follow-up charting to a patient or fail to monitor a particular patient in the required time due to stress and burnout, especially after long hours of a shift. But when that time that a nurse fails in her job due to many circumstances, a nurse attorney will be there to the rescue. So, you need not worry as they will help and guide you all the way.
This is what happened to a certain RN in Carrollton, Texas. At the time of the initial incident, the RN was employed in a medical center in Carrollton and had been in the position for two years and five months.
On or about November 21, 2019, while employed as a Registered Nurse and being the only RN scheduled for duty on this day, the RN left a patient alone after applying topical anesthesia to the patient.
On or about November 27, 2019, through November 26, 2019, after being terminated from the hospital, the RN inappropriately accessed the facility’s computer system.
The Texas Board of Nursing has full jurisdiction over all cases that may affect the RN license. The strictness of the Board also ensures that nurses will only commit to the duties they are assigned to in order to guarantee accurate and excellent performance in all hospitals throughout the state of Texas.
During the hearing, the RN states she told the receptionist at the facility that she was going to lunch and the owner of the facility, who is a licensed nurse, was present at the facility. She states she left to pick up lunch for ten to fifteen minutes after she had applied the topical anesthesia and waited a few minutes.
The Texas Board of Nursing gave the RN the chance to defend herself. However, she was not able to provide a good defense for herself, especially when the evidence was brought up to her. Therefore, the Board placed her RN license to a disciplinary action instead.
If you also received a letter from the Texas Board of Nursing regarding a case or complaint filed on you, you should hire a nurse attorney in Carrollton immediately before it’s too late. Carrollton nurse attorney Yong J. An is one of those dedicated nurse lawyers who helped various nurses in their cases since 2006. You may contact him 24/7 at (832) 428-5679 for more information or if you want to schedule a private consultation.