Seattle nurses fight through long shifts and long commutes

The Seattle area is getting more expensive. People are finding new ways to adapt, like moving farther away for affordable housing.

But what happens when you still need to work in the city — say, at a hospital in Seattle’s core?

The Washington State Nurses Association surveyed its members at the University of Washington Medical Center and Children’s Hospital about their work/life crunch a month ago.

The anonymous answers from nurses reveal frustration over their income and the apparent cost of living.


KUOW: Seattle nurses fight through long shifts and long commutes (1/10/17)