How nursing leaders are tackling recruiting and retention amid burnout and shortages

Survey of nursing managers shows many are leaning on contingency staffing talent to bridge the staffing gap near-term while improving processes and adding tech over the long-term by Intelliworx® Nurses are the backbone of the U.S. healthcare system. Hospitals and clinics around the nation simply could not run without them. This means the role of managing a team of nurses is an important job – and one that seems to be getting harder all the time.  A recent survey of nursing leaders by the staffing firm AMN Healthcare illustrates this notion in detail. It’s among the most challenging jobs in healthcare, wrote one nursing leader in response to an open-ended question: “It is one of the most difficult jobs in the entire hospital! You have to be a liaison between nursing, medical services, housekeeping, engineering, grounds, nutrition, social work, physical therapy, finance, supply chain, patients, their families all while keeping […]