May 24, 2017

Survey: Nurses love their work, fatigue a problem

By: Judy Mathias

Editor’s Note

A new Kronos survey finds that 93% of nurses are satisfied with their career choice, but fatigue is a substantial issue, the May 8 Business Wire reports.

In the survey titled, “Employee Engagement in Nursing,” 98% say their work is both physically and mentally demanding. More than 40% say their managers don’t know how tired they are, and 43% hide how tired they are from their managers.

A total of 83% say hospitals are losing good nurses because corporations and other employers offer a better work/life balance. Gaining more control over their schedules is a top factor for helping alleviate fatigue in 55%.

The survey included 257 RNs who work in hospital settings.

A new Kronos Incorporated survey titled “Employee Engagement in Nursing” finds that 93 percent of U.S.-based registered nurses (RNs) are s

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