A flood of overtime for nurses at county nursing homes

By Halle Stockton and Eric Holmberg | PublicSource | Jan. 28, 2015

Charged with considering a resident’s entire medical history during care, one registered nurse worked the equivalent of about 90 eight-hour overtime shifts in both 2012 and 2013.

That's just a slice of about 125,000 hours of overtime worked by the nursing staff of the four Kane nursing homes in each of those two years, according to county salary data analyzed by PublicSource.

A resident sits in one of the common areas of Kane Regional Center in Glen Hazel. (Photo by Connor Mulvaney)

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