Recruitment and retention of nurses: challenges facing hospital and community employers.

@article{Cameron2004RecruitmentAR,
  title={Recruitment and retention of nurses: challenges facing hospital and community employers.},
  author={Sheila J Cameron and Marjorie Armstrong-Stassen and Sherry M Bergeron and Jennifer Out},
  journal={Nursing leadership},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={79-92}
}
Understanding nurses' perceptions of their workplaces underpins successful recruitment and retention initiatives, particularly in this time of global nursing shortage. The American Nurses Association and the American Academy of Nursing have identified "magnet characteristics"--organizational factors that support excellent practice and working conditions in hospital settings. Using selected magnet characteristics, this exploratory study examined nurses' perceptions of their work experiences in… CONTINUE READING