Beaumont Health closed beds last month due to staff shortages
A top Michigan health care provider that recently had to close nearly 200 of its hospital beds due to staff shortages is now offering newly registered nurses a $10,000 sign-on bonus.
The financial incentive being promoted by Beaumont Health comes as the provider requires all of its employees, with limited exceptions, to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by October 18. W X Y Z.
“Beaumont is now offering a $10,000 sign-on bonus for regular full-time registered nurses!” The company said on its website. “Apply today to speak to a recruiter to learn more.”
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In September, Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest health care provider, said 180 of its 3,375 beds at eight hospitals had been temporarily closed due to staff shortages. Associated Press reported.
According to doctors, it was lacking among nurses, nurse assistants, phlebotomists and more.
NS Michigan State, On Thursday and Friday last week, a combined 8,409 new coronavirus cases were recorded, reaching 1,055,420 since the start of the pandemic.