Need for nurses is driving record pay as coronavirus nears its peak
Across the country, the coronavirus pandemic is straining hospital systems, which are dealing with an influx of patients. State and health officials are responding by adding beds, canceling elective surgeries and reassigning staff. But more help is needed — especially more nurses. As demand spikes, staffing agencies are offering unprecedented incentives for nurses willing to enter hot zones. NuWest staffing agency is paying those hired up to $10,000 a week in crisis pay. It’s also offering relocation bonuses and tax-free housing and food.
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