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nursing retention

One very important leadership competency is to retain employees. How does your organization accomplish this?

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First, nursing retention starts with the hiring process. Often there is a tendency to take the first nurses and pharmacists or the hard to fill positions of a first come basis but this can be very costly. These high dollar positions can be a person who "shops" around for positions until they find something that has little stress and low volume. Your nursing assistances and service personnel are not moving around like your professional staff because they usually live in the area where they work. Relocating to other areas to find a position is cost prohibitive due to their salaries. When hiring professional staff be sure they are committed to their new role and are there to serve your ...

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Strategies to improve nursing retention are presented clearly. References are also infused to validate the findings.