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Millennial nurse managers’ perspectives on their experiences in leadership roles

Editor's Note With millennials soon to make up 50% of the workforce, it is essential to recognize how the millennial nurses’ values and expectations shape their viewpoints to consider or reject leadership roles, this study finds. For the study, a national sample of 25 millennial nurse managers were interviewed on…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 12, 2019
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More than three-fourths of millennials want more well-being support from employers

Editor's Note This Welltok survey of more than 1,000 workers found that 78% of millennials wanted their employers to do more to support their health and well-being. When millennials were questioned on incentives for participating in well-being programs: 64% favored additional vacation time 56% said wellness benefits 53% wanted flexible…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 12, 2019
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Hospital employment down 2,100 in July

Editor's Note Employment in US hospitals fell by 0.04% (2,100 jobs) in July to a seasonally adjusted 5,238,900, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on August 2. That’s still up 93,000 more employees than a year ago. Overall, healthcare employment has increased 405,300 in the past year. The overall unemployment…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 7, 2019
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Zero tolerance policies rob 'energy suckers' of power

Many OR managers have likely experienced bullying, incivility, or lateral violence at some point in their careers. For newer and more seasoned managers alike, advice for handling difficult people is always welcome, and attendees at the 2019 OR Manager Conference in New Orleans will gain some valuable insights from Barbara…

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By: Elizabeth Wood
July 24, 2019
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Hospital employment up 11,200 jobs in June

Editor's Note US hospitals added 11,200 jobs in June to a seasonally adjusted 5,244,900, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported July 5. That’s up 105,500 more employees than a year ago. Overall, healthcare employment has increased 402,800 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate is 3.8%.

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By: Judy Mathias
July 10, 2019
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Joint Commission deletes annual training requirement for fluoroscopy equipment

Editor's Note The Joint Commission on June 26 announced that, effective immediately, Human Resources (HR) standard HR.01.05.03, element of performance (EP) 15, has been deleted from the Hospital, Critical Access Hospital, Ambulatory Care, and Office-Based Surgery accreditation programs. The deleted EP is: “The [organization] verifies and documents that individuals (including…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 27, 2019
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OR Manager Conference offers wealth of career resources for emerging OR leaders

Editor's Note With increasing numbers of nurse leaders approaching retirement, succession planning is a chief area of concern. To help bridge any potential leadership gap, the annual OR Manager Conference gears many of its sessions to new nurse managers with little to no management experience. Conference organizers have engaged veteran…

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By: ewood@accessintel.com
June 27, 2019
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Nurses have increased risk of sleep disorders, deprivation

Editor's Note Academic medical center nurses have a high prevalence of insufficient sleep and symptoms of sleep disorders, finds this study presented June 10 at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, in San Antonio. A survey of 1,165 nurses at an academic medical center found that: 49%…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 13, 2019
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Missouri hospitals report all-time-high employee turnover

Editor's Note Missouri hospitals reported an all-time-high employee turnover rate of 19.5% this year in a report released by the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA). Among the positions with the highest turnover rates: sterile processing technicians, 20.4% surgical technicians, 16.0% staff nurses, 15.2% physician assistants, 15.2%. Hospitals and other stakeholders are…

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By: Judy Mathias
June 13, 2019
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Hospital employment up 8,300 jobs in April

Editor's Note US hospitals added 8,300 jobs in April to a seasonally adjusted 5,229,200, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on May 3. That’s up 105,700 more employees than a year ago. Overall, healthcare employment has increased 403,500 in the past year. The overall unemployment rate fell to 3.6% in April…

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By: Judy Mathias
May 6, 2019
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