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Why are there not more part time positions available? If places are struggling for staff, the best thing they could do if hire people who want to work less than 36 hours a week. There are tons.

May 14th, 2022

This is the hospitals way of trying to keep costs down. If they could nurses would be working 60 hours/week. They could cut the staff in half and pay out less benefits.

May 14th, 2022

It costs a lot to train a nurse. Orientation, mentoring, learning the systems unique to the facility...many places don't want to make that kind of investment for a part-time nurse that may later abandon their position for a full-time job with a different employer. However, the number of PRN/part-time positions will probably increase as the shortage worsens. You can always apply and them mention during your interview you're looking for part-time work. If they want you, they'll work with you.

May 13th, 2022

Not sure where you live, Centura has lots of PRN positions in Colorado