Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby PA ( non-profit private, union, teaching 450 beds, suburb, flagship of Mercy system) pay ~$25.00 hr-$35.00Hr with 10 + years; offering $10,000 sign on bonus if you stay 3 months, stay 18 months, get $3,000 more!
Our Lady of Lourdes, Camden NJ 9across bridge from Philly; teaching non-profit, trauma asn transplant, rehab; part of CHE as is Mercy)starting GN $21.06/hr to $26.53/hr with 10 yrs experience.
Frank-ford Healthsystem, Phila:19.35to 20.10 for new RN; experienced , certified earn up to $29.10/hr.
Most offering $5,000 sign on bonuses.
Nj: State Psych facilities 3-12hr shifts FT= $46,278 starting salary.
Salaries from this weeks Nursing Spectrum and Advance for Nursing Publications.
Even my homecare agency is offering staff $1,000 recruitement bonus!!
Even the smallest facility in our area is advertising so you know its a RN's market in Philly right now.