Quote from RNRao
Thanks DeeDawntee for your input. I think it is prob. much lower than your rate because your in critical care......which pays more along with ED.
I am in Rhode Island and i will be contracted to a medsurg "newly" constructed unit.
You are getting wrong information from this agency, there is not much difference in pay if you are critical care or ED experienced for most assignments, it just does not matter. And at the most is just a couple of dollars.
What they are offering you is not what it typical in your area. Suggest that you check out facilities in that area, including this one that you are interested in and see what they are offering directly. That is the best way to determine if the rate that they are offering is good or not.
Makes no difference if it is a new unit, or one that has been there for years; the facility still has a contract with the agency for a certain amount of money.
If you thought that it was a good rate, you never would have questiooned it. From experience, if you are doubting it or having second thoughts about it, it is your 6th sense telling you something.