Anyway, back on topic, sort of. I wonder if these new hires, will eventually get weeded out by their own unhappiness. Some of their behaviors, being on the phone when call lights are going off, smacks of unhappiness to me AND inexperience (Don't read into this word. I'm not saying new grad. As a reminder this OP was NOT about new grads. I feel like reading comprehension fell by the wayside when it became old nurses vs new grads.)
It's not until someone has a heart attack, when they've been on their call light for thirty minutes, and they are at fault for neglect, that they'll learn their lesson. I dunno. I have to think these problem hires are self-limiting.