A friend of mine was trying to help me out, since my hubby will be layed off this fall. Another woman was looking for someone to take care of a neighbor for a couple of hours. So long story short the person that needed nursing help was given my number. The job would consist of straight cathing this woman with MS, as well as PROM. Doing some light housekeeping and taking care of her and her dog for 2 hours. She only wanted to pay me 12 dollars an hour for 2 hours. I told her that the going rate for an LPN home health nurse was about 20 dollars. She says she isn't going to pay that and that anyone can cath her. I told her that although I didn't have trouble cathing older women, alot of the people I used to work with at the nursing home that were trained as nurse's had dificulties. Anyway she decided I was "over qualified" and she did not want to pay me more then 12 an hour. She then told me she was a nurse too, and that what she was asking is not worth more then 12 an hour. What do you guys think? Am I wrong in asking so much? I would have to pay for someone to watch my 2 & 3 year old while I do this.
Sorry so long