Giving Compass' Take:
- The Clipboard app lets nurses and nurse aides book individual shifts for a set number of hours with healthcare facilities and then move on to another job.
- There are problems with nurses entering into the gig economy and working shorter shifts at hospitals for many reasons. What are other solutions for nursing shortages?
- Learn more about nursing shortages here.
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Shawnika Howell has been a nurse for 13 years, primarily in long-term care, but around the time of the winter 2021 COVID-19 surge, she decided to find some extra work through something new: an app called Clipboard.
The app lets nurses and nurse aides book individual shifts for a set number of hours with health care facilities, get paid, and move on to the next gig. Essentially, it’s Uber for nursing.
Read the full article about overworked nurses by Colin Lecher at The19th.