Fingerlakes Hospital Luring Experienced Nurses With Ipads Bonuses

07.23.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a shortage of nurses in New York and Pennsylvania. One hospital has a new method of drawing nurses to the area: they are handing out Apple Ipads as door prizes and 10-thousand dollar signing bonuses to experienced nurses. Guthrie Health will hold a job fair from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. July 31st at the Elmira Holiday Inn. Guthrie runs Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre and Corning Hospital. They have sites in 23 communities in New York and Pennsylvania, serving some 200-thousand people a year.