Pay differential for ICU, CCRN, BSN - page 2
Along the lines of a previous thread, I am interested in whether your institution has additional pay or differentials for critical care nurses, ICU nurses, BSN, certifications (particularly CCRN),... Read More
Jan 24, '07Joined: Jun '06; Posts: 24; Likes: 8We have no pay differential for a BSN or MSN, no differential for working in the ICU and no differential for CCRN
Feb 26, '07Specialty: 2nd Year RN Student ; Joined: Sep '06; Posts: 57; Likes: 9Quote from christen13No differential for MSN? That's ridiculous!We have no pay differential for a BSN or MSN, no differential for working in the ICU and no differential for CCRN
Feb 26, '07Occupation: Education Manager biotech Joined: Aug '02; Posts: 88; Likes: 37It is incredibly sad that for a certification like CCRN, or the additional (if that is how it's done) schooling for BSN that there is no real incremental pay increase. In my institution, the pay is based on years of licensing, and the clinical ladder. Don't get me wrong, the pay is adequate (if you figure auto workers make the same and LOTS more of overtime!!!) But .25??? Give me air! I have a Master's and no pay increase for that even though I choose (and enjoy) working at the bedside. No incentive to stay at the bedside with that either!!!