Tuesday, April 17, 2012

New Nursing Graduates Cost More to Hire, May Struggle to Find Jobs

Yesterday, Fantasi Pridgon, reporting for The Rebel Bell (a student run newspaper at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas), cited the latest Nevada Health Care Quality Report that indicated that new nursing graduates are having difficult finding positions in acute care facilities. This is a result of the time and effort acute care facilities must invest in new nursing graduates as they take time to acclimate to a new working environment. In a time where hospitals are having numerous budgetary issues, this report does not bode well for new nursing graduates who are seeking employment in this specific sector of health care.

What are your thoughts or experiences with new nursing graduates at your workplace?

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