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HPAE Nurses hold an Informational Picket at Southern Ocean Medical Center
After months of bargaining with Hackensack Meridian Health executives, nurses brought their message to the public’s attention as they continue to bargain for a contract that helps to recruit and retain nursing staff during a state-wide staffing crisis in hospitals.
How understaffed are NJ hospitals? Nurses say they are stretched thin — and care suffers
Nurses say New Jersey hospitals continue to be critically understaffed and therefore less safe, with far fewer medical professionals to attend to patients.
NJ nurses rally for more staff, lighter workloads (video)
Hundreds of nurses rallied at the State House in Trenton, chanting, “Safe staffing saves lives!” ...claiming they’re overworked, understaffed and out of patience with New Jersey healthcare systems that don’t schedule enough nurses per shift.
How bad is N.J.’s nursing shortage? It has 13,000 openings and counting
New Jersey ranks among the 10 states with the most unfilled registered nurse positions with 13,404, according to Adzuna, a job listing site
Nurses and Healthcare Workers Launch Fight Against Staffing Crisis in New Jersey
New Jersey’s overworked, overburdened workforce call on lawmakers to pass safe staffing bill.