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Nurse Retention: Highly Stressed Employees Seeking Wellness Programs

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, December 9th, 2014

Some 64% of employees report high levels of stress, which has negative effects on productivity, mental and physical health, according to the latest StressPulse report by ComPsych® Corporation. Stress also has a negative correlation with nurse retention.

stress stressing me outResearch found:

– 64% of employees have high levels of stress, with extreme fatigue/feeling out of control

– 29% miss 3 to 6 days per year due to stress

– 16% miss more than 6 days per year due to stress

Additional trends:

– Stress remains one of the top four reasons employees call the employee assistance program.

– Health coaching related to stress is among the top wellness requests.

To learn how to reduce stress and sick days and increase productivity and nurse retention, visit SelfCare for HealthCare™. Contact me today to bring this life-changing program to your nurses!

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