Predictors of work engagement among medical-surgical registered nurses.

  title={Predictors of work engagement among medical-surgical registered nurses.},
  author={Michelle R Simpson},
  journal={Western journal of nursing research},
  volume={31 1},
This descriptive, cross-sectional study examines the relationship of job satisfaction, turnover cognitions, job search behavior, and nurse demographics to work engagement among a sample of 167 registered nurses employed on medical and/or surgical units within six hospitals. Professional status, interaction, and thinking of quitting together explain 46%, F(3,160) = 47.546, p < .001, of the variance in work engagement. Additionally, the job satisfaction components of professional status and… CONTINUE READING