Tag: recruitment and retention

Nursing workforce expected to fully rebound from pandemic low

Editor's Note Although RN employment dropped significantly during the past few years, updated workforce forecasts with numbers similar to those projected prior to the pandemic indicate that the decline was likely temporary. Jama Health Forum published the data February 16. For the study, researchers pulled data on registered nurses aged…

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By: Brita Belli
February 20, 2024
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Survey shows nationwide surge in nurses reporting workplace violence

Editor's Note New survey data indicate most nurses have experienced workplace violence within the past year, and the problem appears to be getting worse. Conducted by National Nurses United (NNU), the nation’s largest union and professional association of registered nurses, the nationwide survey gathered data from nearly 1,000 nurses working…

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By: Matt Danford
February 14, 2024
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“MomForce” takes on the talent shortage for Atlanta pediatric healthcare provider

Editor's Note Children's Healthcare of Atlanta aims has an unusual strategy for addressing the healthcare worker shortage: providing a pipeline for parents who want to rejoin the workforce.  Officially known as “MomForce,” this pipeline of fresh talent launched in 2013. As reported in Becker’s Hospital Review January 5, the number…

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By: Brita Belli
February 13, 2024
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Hospital institutes $100,000 bonuses to improve nurse retention

Editor's Note Palomar Health, a hospital system in Escondido, California, reports improvement in nurse retention after instituting $100,000 sign-on bonuses for new nurses and $100,000 retention bonuses to current staff paid over a three-year period.  Becker’s Hospital Review reported the news on January 17. The $100,000 bonuses were instituted in March…

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By: Brita Belli
February 12, 2024
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Stronger academic partnerships could improve nurse recruitment

Editor's Note Chief Nursing Officers should reestablish academic partnerships in order to strengthen pipelines into the nursing industry that were fractured during the COVID-19 pandemic, according a January 29 analysis in Health Leaders Media. As the healthcare industry nationwide struggles with inadequate staffing, widespread nurse burnout, and many veteran nurses…

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By: Brita Belli
January 31, 2024
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Lessons of Pennsylvania’s $8.1 billion COVID loss apply nationwide

Editor's Note:  Pennsylvania hospitals and health systems lost a total of $8.1 billion to COVID-19 between January 2020 and December 2022, HealthLeaders reported on January 18. In addition to illuminating the new data from The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council and The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, the…

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By: Matt Danford
January 25, 2024
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Rural US hospitals experiencing labor, delivery crisis

Editor's Note: Rural communities are at serious risk due to hospitals’ increasing inability to offer labor and delivery services, according to a new report from the Center for Healthcare Quality & Payment Reform. Highlights include: More than half (55%) of rural hospitals in the U.S. do not offer labor and…

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By: Brita Belli
January 23, 2024
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Supporting healthcare staff with on-demand staffing solutions

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Healthcare systems worldwide, regardless of their size or market, are facing the same challenge: how to meet the growing demand for qualified staff without straining hospital budgets. According to a report by the American Hospital Association, health systems are experiencing a significant workforce turnover that began in 2016. On average,…

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By: Craig Allan Ahrens, MHA, MBA
January 23, 2024
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Nurse practitioner tops list of best jobs

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Editor's Note:  Nurse practitioners (NPs) have the best jobs not only in the US healthcare industry, but across all others as well, according to rankings released January 9 by US News & World Report. Divided into 17 categories, the Best Jobs rankings are designed to help job seekers make informed…

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By: Matt Danford
January 19, 2024
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Nurse leader survey finds 12% plan to leave in next 6 months

Editor's Note:  A new survey from the American Organization for Nursing Leadership Foundation found that 12% of nurse leaders are planning to leave their position in the next six months, underscoring the ongoing issues of nurse retention and burnout post-pandemic. The five-part longitudinal study, which began in 2020, explores the…

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By: Brita Belli
January 17, 2024
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