CHRIS JOSEPH TAYLOR / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Seattle hospital thinks young for its workers
In the Intensive Care Unit at Swedish Medical Center's First Hill campus, Dr. Derel Finch places a central line for a patient as nurse Andrea Leinen, foreground, assists. Not long ago, young nurses were a rarity in the ICU, but labor shortages have thrust them to the front lines of urgent care, putting them side-by-side with seasoned, no-nonsense veterans.