To recruit nurses at its Heart and Vascular Institute, West Virginia United (WVU) Health System offers free lodging to those with long commutes, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website.
Nurses who have to travel at least 60 miles to Morgantown can stay in a nearby West Virginia University dormitory.
Commuting nurses live in two- and four-bedroom suites that have common areas. Housekeeping duties are handled by West Virginia United Health System.
Operating out of a dorm used by graduate students, the Nursing Commuter Program enabled the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute to launch on schedule, the article said.
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