It’s a powerful symbol. Every day now, for weeks already, if you scroll down the New York Times homepage, you see the same thing. It’s a very plain graphic, with just three lines of text, underneath the header “Tracking the Coronavirus”. In red: “New cases”. Up. Every day, the number is up. In black: “New […]
This article in Health Leaders Media has an interesting perspective from hospitals regarding controlling nurse labor costs. It lays out a three-pronged approach to reduce personnel costs for nurses; a new approach to nurse overtime, use of supplemental labor such as from nursing agencies or from an in-house nursing pool, and focusing on retention efforts […]
Per diem nursing jobs (or PRN nursing jobs) are a great draw for nurses. You can work your regular job and pick up a PRN job on the side as a way of making extra money. PRN jobs generally pay a more generous hourly wage than a staff position as PRN jobs usually do not […]
There has been a slowdown in available nursing jobs due to a number of factors including nurses taking more shifts, fewer people going to the hospital due to financial factors, and nurses putting off retirement.