Retaining experienced nurses vital for curbing shortage
As retired nurses return to work due to the economy and join nurses 50+ who make up 30% of the workforce, retaining these experienced nurses may prove to be a key component in meeting the demand for nurses that is projected to increase 2% to 3% annually over the next ten years, according to careerbuilder.com.
Improving workplace conditions such as providing assistive personnel for tasks that require heavy lifting may be a factor that persuades a nurse to stay.
So what are some other “quality-of-work-life” needs that impact experienced nurses? Read the full article here.