GREENVILLE, S.C. — WYFF News 4 Investigates is looking into the need for nurses in South Carolina. We've reported that there are more job openings for nurses than any other position in the state. For this report, WYFF News 4 Investigates surveyed more than 50 nurses who work at facilities around the Upstate.
The nurses tell WYFF News 4 Investigates that the work is demanding.
"The biggest thing I think is the burnout," said Jason Burgess, an ICU nurse.
"You have to be willing to work really hard," said Christina Dye, a bedside nurse.
"We are stressed. It's hard, it's hard to watch people even if you're not related to them, it's hard to watch people pass away from COVID or pneumonia or natural causes," said Joslin Williams, who works with disabled adults...