Medicine Questions

You recently interviewed several qualified candidates for a clinical nursing position in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). You have narrowed your selection pool down to the following three candidates:Candidate 1) Associate’s Degree in Nursing, graduated two years ago with a 4.0 GPA, was president of nursing class and held a part-time job as a CNA for the duration of nursing school. Since graduating, has been working in Labor & Delivery. During the interview, this candidate mentioned she was thankful to have received a full scholarship for nursing school and had no education debt.Candidate 2) Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, graduates next month, previously worked as a paramedic for five years before entering nursing school. During the interview, she mentioned her recent marriage, and stated she was excited by the excellent benefits your hospital offers.Candidate 3) Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing degree, graduated a year ago, held multiple leadership positions in undergraduate school, intends to pursue Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) program at some point. During the interview, you noticed this candidate had several visible tattoos.(a) Assuming all other factors are equal, which candidate would you NOT consider for this position, and why? (b) Your pool is now narrowed to two candidates. Each one has expressed their salary expectations, with one being significantly higher than your typical range. Explain how you would go about discussing and negotiating the salary for the candidate in the higher range. Include both internal and external processes. You spoke with references for the candidate with the lower salary expectation. While there wasn’t anything concerning about the references, none of them seemed overly-enthusiastic. Based on this information, should you offer the job to this candidate, especially considering their salary expectation is well within your range, and would save your budget a significant amount of money compared to the other candidate?