New nurse to this site

  1. Hi!! I just found this site and am pleased that there is a forum for us to discuss issues important to nurses, or those interested. I have been a nurse for 19 years, an LPN, and along with the usual stuff that burns us all out, have been frustrated by the so-called "shortages" in my area (western PA) but nobody wants to hire LPN's even with my experience; med-surg., peds, telemetry/critical care, and even management. Why some facilities are so limiting to what one can do, and then not want to pay much when they do. My husband drives a truck for a living and makes twice as much as I do.. hauling local. He's been doing that for about 4 years. My pay rate has not increased much in the past 15 years. Not sure if others are feeling this, too.
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  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   RainDreamer
    Hi and welcome to allnurses!!
  4. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Welcome to All Nurses

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