Factors affecting the job stress and job satisfaction of Australian nurses: implications for recruitment and retention.

@article{Bartram2004FactorsAT,
  title={Factors affecting the job stress and job satisfaction of Australian nurses: implications for recruitment and retention.},
  author={Timothy Bartram and Therese A. Joiner and Pauline Stanton},
  journal={Contemporary nurse},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={293-304}
}
Against a background of nurse shortages in Australian hospitals, a significant challenge facing the healthcare sector is the recruitment and retention of nurses. The job stress and job satisfaction of nurses have been associated with recruitment and retention. The aim of this study is to consider two factors that may contribute to the job satisfaction and job stress of nurses: social support and empowerment. Using a sample of 157 registered nurses in a private hospital in Melbourne, Australia… CONTINUE READING