MIchigan or Florida? - page 2
by somenurse | 5,124 Views | 13 Comments
I am moving soon, to either west coast of Michigan, or west coast of Florida. I am an RN in my 50s, and have 30+ years of experience, most of it is ICU or E.R., but i have also done home care and hospice. I am wanting to... Read More
- 0Apr 11, '13 by BrandonLPNI'm puzzled as to why you say western Michigan is so "sparsely populated". Compared to what? I think you're a little misinformed. Maybe you're thinking of northern Michigan?
Grand Rapids, my home town, is a city of over 200,000 people and home to Spectrum Health and Metro hospital which are HUGE employers. Butterworth Hospital (part of spectrum) has a 10 story hospital with something like 1,200 beds. And that's only their main campus. Holland (on the coast) and Kalamazoo have decent sized hospitals. I work in a nursing home that has over 700 beds, one of the largest nursing homes in the country.
Of course, Id say move to sunny Florida in a heart beat if the wages were
- 0Jan 3 by Havin' A Party!Quote from BrandonLPNThere's the rub. Very likely, they won't be comparable.... Id say move to sunny Florida in a heart beat if the wages were
But many say that's the price you pay for living in Paradise.
Personally, that cold and snow / ice... forget about it!