Wellstar has recently made the decision to slash incentive/differential pay, and removed many opportunities for overtime. To counter, WellStar has informed us that they will be bringing in "international nurses".
Starting pay for RNs is much lower than offered from other facilities as well- putting hourly wages in an uncompetitive position when - more... compared to other healthcare systems. The company cites superior benefits, but these have also suffered recent cuts, and the insurance offerings have very high deductibles.
It is common for Med-surg and tele units to run with 6-7 patients per nu ... - less