The whole thing is broken’: Temp staffing costs strain WA hospitals

Published by CROSSCUT on 1/13/23 (Source)

Jayson Dick, director of labor advocacy for the Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) and a nurse, said there are plenty of nurses licensed in Washington, but “they’re not willing to work under these conditions.”

He said hospitals throwing money at recruitment is like giving a blood transfusion to a patient whose bleeding hasn’t been stopped yet.