Equal parts Recruitment and Retention tactics are the key
Nearly every healthcare organization struggles with recruitment and retention of experienced nurses. The challenges are multifactorial and can include everything from retirement of existing nurses, mergers and acquisitions of hospitals and health systems, poor morale, leadership issues and unsafe nurse-to-patient ratios.
The need for experienced nurses is only going to intensify in he coming years. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the need for 525,000 replacements nurses in the workforce, bringing the total number of job openings for nurses due to growth and replacements to 1.05 million by 2022.