Hospital responds after nurse’s tweet sparks outrage

Hospital responds after nurse's tweet sparks outrage

INDIANAPOLIS — A nurse from Indiana College Well being is not an worker after an investigation was launched Saturday right into a controversial tweet, CBS affiliate WTTV reviews.

IU Well being mentioned Taiyesha Baker confronted an inside investigation by IU Well being after allegedly posting on Twitter that “Each white girl raises a detriment to society once they elevate a son.”

The tweet, which has since been deleted, continued, “Somebody with the HIGHEST propensity to be a terrorist, rapist, killer, and home violence all star. Traditionally, each son you had must be sacrificed to the wolves…”

A spokesperson for IU Well being launched the next assertion on Sunday afternoon: “A lately employed IU Well being worker tied to troubling posts on social media this weekend is not an worker of IU Well being.”

IU Well being initially launched an announcement relating to the matter on Saturday morning, saying, “We’re conscious of the scenario. Our Human Assets Division is investigating this challenge and can take acceptable motion.”

A spokesman confirmed to WTTV after that assertion was launched that Baker was a registered nurse, however declined to touch upon which particular hospital employed her.

In deleted social media posts, Baker claimed that she labored in pediatrics.

Public nursing license information present that Baker was most lately issued a nursing license on Oct. 30 and that it expires on Oct.31, 2019.

On Saturday afternoon, IU Well being launched one other assertion with extra data.

“IU Well being is conscious of a number of troubling posts on social media which look like from a lately employed IU Well being worker. Our HR division continues to research the scenario and the authenticity of the posts. Throughout the investigation, that worker (who doesn’t work at Riley Hospital for Kids) could have no entry to affected person care.”

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