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Nurse Retention News: What Makes Healthcare Workers Stay?

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, August 27th, 2013

The new survey by recruiting firm CareerBuilder asked healthcare workers who planned to stay in their jobs what factors most compelled them not to leave. The number one factor healthcare workers pointed to was a sense of fulfillment. This stat is important when considering your nurse retention efforts. The breakdown of most important factors are:

– I find my work satisfying and rewarding – 57%

– I enjoy my colleagues – 54%

– Location is ideal – 53%

– Compensation, benefits and perks – 51%

– Flexible work schedules – 44%

To learn how to make healthcare work more satisfying and rewarding and increase nurse retention and nurse recruitment, go to SelfCare for HealthCare. You can also CONTACT ME DIRECTLY to talk about customizing this powerful program for your employees.

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