September 20, 2018

OR leader job satisfaction high despite volatile industry

A steady stream of changes and upheaval, ranging from increased use of bundled payments for reimbursement to the pressure of filling open positions with qualified staff, are affecting OR managers’ ability to be successful. Despite the challenges, more than two-thirds (67%) are satisfied with their jobs or positions, according to the 2018 annual OR Manager Salary/Career Survey. More than half of respondents (55%) don’t plan to retire until 2027 or later, up from the 42% in 2017 who said they planned to retire in 2026 or later.

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