Nurses desire Mayo Clinic Overall health System handle team shortages, sacrifices

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — Practically 700 users of the Minnesota Nurse Association have signed a petition demanding 6 Mayo Clinic Overall health Program amenities take motion to tackle workers shortages and figure out nurses’ sacrifices throughout the pandemic.

The petition drew signatures from much more than 70% of all MNA associates at Mayo Clinic Wellness Technique services in Albert Lea, Austin, Fairmont, Lake City, Mankato and Red Wing.

“Nurses proceed to perform under particularly complicated situation to care for our sufferers even though Mayo CEOs make millions off our hard get the job done,” explained Kelly Rosevold, RN at Mayo Clinic Health Technique – Mankato. “As nurses continue to face down a pandemic, a do the job surroundings that feels unsafe, and unresponsive management, these calls for will assistance to maintain nurses who are providing high quality individual treatment at the bedside.”

The nurses are demanding wage fairness for regional and traveling nurses. Mayo MNA nurses are also asking to be paid triple time for all hours labored even though vacation nurses are becoming used.

They are also asking for retention bonuses that would shell out nurses a $4,000 reward for each and every three months that nurses stay on the job.

The Mayo Clinic Health and fitness Program sent KEYC the next statement Wednesday in reaction to the petition:

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