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Element that Affect Stafing in Healthcare Organizations

Discuss elements that affect staffing at Patton-Fuller hospital, such as raises in wages and changes in the nurse-to-patient ratio. I need as much information as possible on this I am doing a presentation on this and need some main points with how and why backing up the reasoning.

Staffing

a).Nurse to patient ratio
b). Patient Safety
c). Reducing contracting staff
d). Additional staffing (Nurse's Aide)

Benefits

a). Salary
b). Vacation
c). Hours

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Today's healthcare environment in America places a strong focus on customer satisfaction. It also places a strong focus on worker satisfaction. As such, research shows that nurses are more attracted to hospitals that offer opportunities for growth, reduce or prevent burn out, and provide good benefits. Those characteristics are normally associated with magnet hospitals. For this reason, magnet hospitals are known for striving for excellent patient care and for retaining satisfied nurses. The following elements have a strong impact on staffing outcomes in a hospital:

Staffing

a). Nurse to patient ratio-This is a very important component of patient care. In order to ...

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This solution discusses elements that various factors that can affect hospital staffing (i.e. such as raises in wages and changes in the nurse-to-patient ratio).

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