What Does Your Recent Pay Cut Mean To You ?

Hi, I’m Rita Batchley, the Chief Nurse Rep for Ventura County and I am writing to you in order to connect because you are an RN, LVN or a Psyche-tech that currently works or has worked as a regular or per diem employee of the County. We are a diverse group that spans the HealthcareContinue reading “What Does Your Recent Pay Cut Mean To You ?”

Ventura County RNs, LVNS and Psych-techs Take Cuts

The California Nurses Association(CNA) bargaining unit for Ventura County took a big hit from the county. After a year of bargaining, the county imposed its cuts to the 500 + membership recieving retirement benefits. In a trend across the nation, state and local governments are slashing pensions in the name of reforms. But, many rank and file workersContinue reading “Ventura County RNs, LVNS and Psych-techs Take Cuts”

It’s national hospital safety week

According to Healthleaders Media Industry Survey 2010, healthcare CEOs are less concerned about quality and patient safety this year than last year. Quality and patient safety are still the number one priorities for CEOs but areas of cost-reduction, technology systems/equipment and patient experience/satisfaction have risen as the major competitors for healthcare CEOs’ concerns. What thisContinue reading “It’s national hospital safety week”