this time of year things quiet down a bit in the Pediatric unit and Mercy’s Children’s Hospital in St Louis fall winter time and then during the summer there’s less illness + disease so our numbers significantly drop nurses are needed that’s what Mercy is testing out seasonal Staffing first in this department after working full-time from September to May seasonal staff can take the summer off and keep full-time benefits different nurses say I could stay with my kids all summer we have Six Flags passes on my printer still say I’m going to go to Italy for the summer since it’s so low they wouldn’t be able to with everyone was buying for those hours coming back to the unit after having 3 months off doing whatever they want to do I’m just the excitement that they’re going to have on the rejuvenation for their practice maybe just a new a spark of Interest excitement for for nursing in the future in St Louis County Paige Hulsey news forA hospital in St. Louis, Missouri is trying out a flexible work program for some nurses, allowing them to take the summers off. KMOV’s Paige Hulsey reports.
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