Congrats on your career choice! Good luck to you! (Mine is CRNA/Psych NP is my 2nd if CRNA school is a "dud" down the line...LOL). Anywho, I interviewed at Sentara last year and unless it changed since last Summer, it was $4 night shift diff with no weekend diff. (That would be awesome if they did!). I interviewed at Sentara Norfolk Cardiac Surgical IMCU. I really wanted to work in ICU so I chose Maryview. I work nights and shift diff is $6 whether on a weekend or not. If you do end up working on the weekend, it's an additional 0.75. Like most hospitals, yes staffing can be short. However, the upside to that is you're able to pick up as many shifts as you'd like. (Endless opportunities) On most units, additional $6.25 if you pick up an additional shift and if you are able to come in on a really short night, they will usually double or triple your additional shift incentive. So base pay+night diff+weekend diff+$6.25(X's 2 or 3). As a new grad (not sure if you are a new grad) starting in ICU, the extra money helped. (P.S. If you have a BSN even with no experience, request an additional $1 on top of base pay for that...hint hint). I received an additional $1 on top of base pay at 6 months. They do give annual bonuses and pay raises. But please don't burn yourself out. The interview process was straight forward. Very low stress interview. Hate to sound cliche but "just be yourself". They really like talk about patient advocacy. My interview was less than 10 mins. Received call maybe 2 hours later for job offer for ICU and CVT Step-down Unit. But again, money's nice to have but don't burn yourself out because they are short-staffed on some floors often. Don't feel obligated to say "yes" if you are new to the floor when asked about coming in to help out on days with staffing shortages. Sorry if I rambled to much. Hope I helped answer some of your questions!