david32 October 13, 2011 at 1:59pm
Your comments are obviously based out of speculation and not based on fact. Because there are so few nurses available full-time, the hospital brings in traveling nurses and PRN (as needed) nurses which do, in fact, receive a $40+ per hour pay wage with NO benefits. A full-time nurse earns a base wage of $23 per hour, and benefits are at an additional cost. Due to lack of full-time nurses, hospitals are FORCED to bring in PRN and traveling nurses at a higher wage. illegals are a different matter.