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Registered nurses have taken issue with “dangerously low staffing levels” and lack of adequate personal protective equipment that have put them at risk for infection as the coronavirus pandemic continues to overwhelm frontline workers, according to the union.
We're prone to get taken advantage of because of our moral and ethical standards and our need to want to help and take care of people."
If nurses at Riverside wish to get PPE, they have to give their ID numbers and "make their case" for a new batch, sometimes threatened with discipline if they request too much, she said.
originally posted by: NightSkyeB4Dawn
a reply to: JAGStorm
I have been advocating for years for nurses to be treated fairly, respectfully, and for them to receive adequate compensation.
The problem is that nurses are often their own worse enemy. They are lousy negotiators and think with their hearts and not their heads.
originally posted by: rickymouse
After this is all over, the nurses should get a month paid vacation and tickets to some resort for a week stay. The Pharma companies can gift this to the nurses and teach them to push meds while they are there in a class to make it legal. Heck, doctors get those free, why can't Registered Nurses get training sessions too.
originally posted by: ketsuko
Don't they have state run health care in California? This shouldn't be an issue.
California's public health care systems operate in 15 counties where more than 80% of Californians live. Despite accounting for just 6% of the state's hospitals,