Where can I find the best $ after completing CNA training?
- 0Nov 10, '09 by 2bnursewithnopurseHello all!, Im looking for work as a CNA. But before I look any further I'd like to see what some of you experienced CNA 's have found to be good paying jobs to start out @? hospitals? retiremnt homes? burn unit? ICU? I did clinicals at Coranado health center (PHX) but I'm looking for something near Surprise.
- 0Nov 13, '09 by HoozdoI have never been a CNA, but from what I can tell, the Banner hospital system pays minimum 10.39/hr and maximum 16.62/hr.
If finding a CNA job is as difficult as finding a RN job, it won't be a question of who pays best. The question will be, can I even find a job?
Not many hospitals even have CNAs in the ICU. Banner does, but most don't.
- 0Dec 2, '09 by HoozdoWhat I am seeing is very low hospital census, and this is supposed to be our busy time. People are opting NOT to go to the hospital. Even when I float to CVICU there is low census.
CVICU is one area I thought would never be affected by the recession. WHAT? Are people having heart attacks at home and opting not to treat and risk death just to save money? Unbelievable.:smackingf
- 0Dec 2, '09 by AZMOMO2, ASNAs our instuctor has said... the thing about nursing is that it has ebs and flows... one minute you can walk right in the door with a sign on bonus to boot and another you are searching for months. The good thing is the degree allows for many options and avenues to seek emplyment.