Hospital officials say workers are burned out from fighting relentless COVID wave


We’re losing overworked nurses to overwhelming burnout, the distress of working short-staffed, better-paying traveler nurse jobs and even for signing bonuses of up to $20,000 to move to a different hospital,” said Julia Barcott, chair of the Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion Cabinet and an ICU nurse at Astria Toppenish Hospital. We’re worried for our patients and the impact of the staffing crisis on the care they receive.”


TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE: Hospital officials say workers are burned out from fighting relentless COVID wave (9/14/21)