Healthcare Workers Are Hoping Washington Legislation Passes Safe Staffing Standards

Published by KNDU on 12/13/21 (Source)

"‘We'd be negligent in our jobs if we didn't make this a top priority,’ said Diane Sosne, President SEIU Healthcare.

“In a new poll released by the Washington Safe and Healthy Campaign, it says 49% of health care workers say they are likely to leave the health care industry in the next few years, mainly because of short staffing.

“‘We cannot recruit and retain health care workers when burn out is the norm in our hospitals now,’ said Ademola Adeyemo CNA University of Washington Medical Center.”