By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Local hospitals are offering bonuses to fill open positions and try to attract top talent.READ MORE: Teen Arrested In Homewood South Shooting That Injured 4
UPMC is looking to hire hundreds of nurses, and according to the Trib, many of those come with sign-on bonuses up to $15,000.READ MORE: Wolf Administration Warns Of Surge In Student Loan Forgiveness Scams
AHN is offering similar bonuses, the Trib reports, and Excela Health’s job board shows bonuses from $2,000 to $10,000.
Most bonuses depend on experience level.MORE NEWS: Can Kids Be Harmed By Wearing Masks To Protect Against COVID?
Local nurses say the pandemic has made staffing shortages even more dire.