Columbia, MO asked in Employment Law and Health Care Law for Missouri

Q: A nurse practitioner at the mental health clinic I work at gave out my personal cell # to a patient without my consent

A nurse practitioner at the mental health clinic I work at gave out my personal cell The patient contacted me via text message on my day off wanting to schedule treatment. I am an administrative assistant and don't see any reason for my personal number to be shared.

1 Lawyer Answer
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: I'm sorry that this happended to you. Speak to the nurse practitioner's supervisor to make sure this doesn't happen again. It's up to you but I doubt that it will make finacial sense for you to pay an attorney by the hour to send a letter and engage in back and forth with the employer.

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