Following generations that remained loyal to their company for 30+ years (complete with 6 weeks vacation and a healthy pension), it’s not uncommon for today’s employee, for example in the tech sector, to hop around every year.
In our recent white paper, The Modern Nurse Manager, laudio published several validating findings about the role of nurse manager. In summary, it’s one of the most difficult jobs in healthcare.
Essentially, most of the burden results from high ratios where a nurse manager on average is responsible for 85 staff nurses and, in some instances, up to 220. Now consider that about 80% of nurse managers have no previous managerial training, according to our study. Not ideal for creating a supportive culture driven by interpersonal relationships or what is now known as nurse engagement.