Per Diem Question

  1. What is Per Diem?
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  3. by   rn-jane
    Per diem is usally as per needed. I used to work perdiem at my hospital. I had no benefits but was paid a much higher rate and i could schedule my hours that i wanted to work. Per diem is usually the first to be called off, and sometimes put on call. If my dh's job had benefits i would still be perdiem i loved it!
  4. by   987!
    How do you get paid though, weekly?

    One more question: Do hospitals usually pay weekly or biweekly?
  5. by   rn-jane
    It all depends on how the hospital pays. I got paid every two weeks.
  6. by   987!
    So lets say I got a fulltime job at a hospital but I wanted to make extra money. Could I work at that hospital or at aother hospital as per diem to make extra cash?
  7. by   Lisa CCU RN
    Yep. Most people do.