how many hours?

  1. I was wondering how many hours a week do some of work , the ones that work in hospitals? Please provid info?
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  2. 10 Comments

  3. by   suzannasue
    Monib,
    I work anywhere between 48-60 hours per week.
  4. by   Miamipete001
    Are nurses usually paid on an hourly wage and/or a set per year salary ???

    Thanks

    Pete
  5. by   misti_z
    36-48 hours a week, and get paid hourly.
  6. by   jlangrn
    At our hospital we work a minimum of 84 hours in two weeks which is our "scheduled" hours...not counting when we get called in early or stay late to help out the oncoming/offgoing shift. Yeah, we are paid hourly.
  7. by   pickledpepperRN
    Five 12 hour shifts every 2 weeks, the minimum for health insurance & other benefits.
    Some extra when it is dangerously short staffed and some teaching too.
  8. by   prmenrs
    I work 36hr/wk. I think most staff nurses get paid hourly. If I work one 4 shift week in a 4wk schedule, I am considered full-time, but since I don't usually, I'm 90%. I will sometimes work an extra shift, or half shift (we're allowed to split a shift w/someone else), and I will stay over 4hrs.
    We get paid for coming in for some meetings, or to work on a project. I'm on a hospital comittee, the unit pays me for that, too.
  9. by   Miamipete001
    Great information, I just wanted to say thanks...............

    Pete
    Miami
  10. by   RNforLongTime
    I am a floor RN and work a scheduled 40 hour week and am paid hourly. This does not include mandatory overtime. Last month I worked 56 hours one week. I work second shift so I get a 5% shift differential and a 5% weekend differential. Plus I often get mandated "on-call" after my regularly scheduled shift for 4 to 8 hours and get paid for that too but at a much lesser rate of pay than my base wage.

    Kelly
  11. by   Huganurse
    40 hours and work hourly. Have done salary and was putting in 45-60.
  12. by   Dplear
    I work 84 hours in 2 weeks but I do it as one stretch...I work 7 on and 7 off for 12'2. I am paid hourly. My overtime is at time and a half and that is for 8 hours of the 84. (my work week is thursday thru wendsday)

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