Dermatology office pays $13/hour - page 3

i had an interview at a dermatology clinic. according to the doctor at the office, he wants to hire ma but also he wants somebody who can give anesthetic injections for a biopsy and thatís why he is looking for an rn. the pay is... Read More

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    By taking low paying jobs as an RN and not requesting what RN pay is, it just opens the door for more facilities to not pay nurses RN pay. We have to demand better pay or the pay for RN will be low and continue to be low and everyone will suffer. Please RNs do not work below what an RN should make. Thanks
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    No. The dermatologist needs to reach into his pocket, and pay more. We all know, he getting his money.
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    50kn, I am a new RN at a derm office - I love it - but I would not feel the same if I was making 13/hr. I will say that an RN with experience is better than an RN with no experience.. but if the money isn't gonna cut it, it isn't gonna cut it!
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    Wow! I am shocked! Working for a large organization as an Lpn I made that to start out. As an RN now I make $23/hour. Never settle for less than $20/hour as an RN.
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    My starting pay as an LPN was $16 hr in 2000.
    You are an RN not an MA
    The Law will expect you to perform as an RN
    You will be held to the standard of an RN not a MA.
    He should pay the difference.
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    Quote from 50kn
    i had an interview at a dermatology clinic. according to the doctor at the office, he wants to hire ma but also he wants somebody who can give anesthetic injections for a biopsy and thatís why he is looking for an rn. the pay is $13/hour. he said that the reason why the pay is only $13/hour is that other than giving anesthetic injections, the job can be done by ma. i am an rn but never worked at dermatology office and have been interested in working at a derma office. my concern is that i live in ca and it takes 80 minutes (one way, about 40 miles) to get there and need to use much gas. do you think it would still be a good idea to work there if you want to get your feet wet?
    do you even need college education to make 13 dollars an hour? i don't think so. you should have stood up and walked out when he said that.
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    I made $9.50/hr as an LVN in 1986. These doctors will continue to pull wages down as long as people accept them, and with the tight job market as it is people apparently will accept it.
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    I would only even consider it if you didn't have to drive that far to the job. And then, as stated before, I would consider $19 an hour, perhaps for part time only. You need to be practical about this too. You can't maintain your car on that kind of pay. Don't worry about the doctor, he will most likely find someone willing to work for those low wages.
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    This seems so morally wrong, to the point where it shouldn't be legal. Employers who do this are purposefully taking advantage of the economic situation to drive down wages. How is this any different from the price gougers who Jack up food and gas prices during a natural disaster? Looney right wing conservatives who like to go on about how "great" the free market is should remember stuff like this.
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    $13.00 an hour for an rn position? heck my babysitter makes more than that, and all she does is watch t.v. cleanout my fridge and text on her cell till i get back
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