Deployment of Staff
Aim: Deploy healthcare workers in a manner that is most optimal to care delivery.
Task Force Recommendations Address:
- Promote areas of consensus
- Outcome-focused data
- Value of staffing committees
- Changing nature of healthcare and worker preferences
- Transparent sharing of best staffing practices
- Pathways and support structures
- COVID-19 Spotlight
If you are interested in learning more about this work from task force leaders, we encourage you to check out this Caring for the Caregiver webinar.
- Due to a dynamic combination of factors within the nursing workforce including an uptick in retirements, resignations, requests to reduce hours, and competitive labor markets, healthcare organizations across the Northeast are struggling to maintain a nursing workforce that supports safe, effective patient care and an engaging, secure professional environment for staff. Read more. ...» Full Article
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, 2018 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses: Brief Summary of ResultsThe National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses (NSSRN) is the longest-running survey of registered nurses (RNs) in the United States. Considered the cornerstone of nursing workforce data, this comprehensive exploration provides a dynamic status of the RN population by revealing their demographics, educational attainment, licenses and certifications, and employment characteristics. Read more.....» Full Article
American Nurses Association; American Organization for Nurse Leadership; Healthcare Financial Management Association, The Business of Caring: Promoting Optimal Allocation of Nursing ResourcesThis document explores the evolution from conventional, quasi-adversarial nursing/finance working relationships to the patients-first interprofessional collaboration that is a reality for nursing and finance leaders at some health care organizations and aspirational for others. Read more... ...» Full ArticleANA's Principles for Nurse Staffing, 3rd Edition will guide nurses and other decision-makers in identifying and developing the processes and policies needed to improve nurse staffing at every practice level and in any practice setting. Read more... ...» Full ArticleTrendWatch is intended to highlight emerging trends in workforce, as well as outline key strategies and tools to embrace new opportunities and address challenges. Although there are challenges, there also are opportunities to improve care, motivate and re-skill staff, and modernize processes and business models that reflect the shift toward providing the right care, at the right time, in the righ...» Full ArticleIn January 2019, ONL, together with nine other professional nursing organizations led a first-of-its-kind Nursing Summit in central Massachusetts that brought together 380 Registered Nurses to hear their concerns and feedback and enhance trust among nurses. With a robust amount of data from the Nursing Summit, ONL sought to gain further understanding and insight from Nursing Summit participants b...» Full ArticleTranslate »