Nurse Recruitment and Retention Strategies

Instruction Its very important that each part is divided as explained in the instructions

PART 1: What strategies would you recommend your employer implement to improve staff nurse recruitment and retention? Why would these strategies be effective?

Submission Instructions:


read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).

(Note: The citations below are provided for your research convenience. You should always cross reference the current APA guide for correct styling of citations and references in your academic work.)


  • Yoder-Wise, P. S. (2015).
    • Chapters 13, 14, 15 and 21


Online Materials & Resources

  • Visit the CINAHL Complete under the A-to-Z Databases on the University Library’s website and locate/read the articles below:
    • Mark, B.A., Harless, D.W. (2011). Adjusting for patient readings acuity in measurement of nurse staffing: Two approaches. Nursing Research, 60(2), 107–114.
    • Laschinger, H. K., Leiter M., Day, A., & Gilin, D. (2009). Workplace empowerment, incivility and burnout: Impact on staff nurse recruitment and retention outcomes. Journal of Nursing Management, 17(3), 302-311. (IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ACCESS THOSE LINKS USE THE BOOK MENTIONED ABOVE)

Part 2

    • is part of the assignment will be continued for the following 3 weeks, one section will be a continuation of the assignment of the week before until we put it together as one document.

Clinical Assignment: Quality Improvement Project Part 1


Content Requirements:

Submission Instructions:

    • The paper is to be clear and concise, and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation and misspelling.
    • The paper is to be 2 – 3 pages in length, excluding the title, abstract and references page.
    • Incorporate a minimum of 3 current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions) within your work.
    • Journal articles and books should be referenced according to current APA style
    • Your paper should be formatted per current APA and references should be current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions
    • Note: this is first part of your Quality Improvement Project. You should revise/improve your work based on your professor’s feedback. In module 7, you will be putting all the parts together to complete and submit your final project.

Requirements: as instructed

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Thirdly, the organization should introduce informational forums and programs which encourage the nurses to share their inputs about their daily duties, scheduling, and hospital policies. Such forums encourage open communication, where the employees share their views on areas the leaders should improve to achieve positive outcomes. This is an effective strategy that keeps the administrators and nurse managers aware of issues affecting the nurses’ performance and design solutions collaboratively. For instance, nurses emphasize talking about burnout due to the exhausting working hours, which encourages the leadership to take action (Laschinger et al., 2009). However, if an organization lacks such forums for open conversations, the nurses feel less valued since their inputs are not considered.

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Nurse Recruitment and Retention Strategies

Situational leadership style

Discuss how situational leadership can be used in a patient-centered care team. Include in your discussion how the different strengths of different team members can be leveraged to support the dynamic of the team. Provide supporting references for your response.

Health Organizations: Theory, Behavior, and Development

Johnson, J. A., & Rossow, C. C. (2019). Health organizations: Theory, behavior, and development (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. ISBN-13: 9781284109825

Requirements: 200 words

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which contribute to better healthcare outcomes. Situational leadership promotes the team members’ strengths and helps build their confidence (Johnson & Rossow, 2019). For instance, instead of delegating a task, a leader can show them how to perform it and supervise them to ensure they are on the right path. In addition, situational leadership inspires, motivates the team to be innovative and adapt to changes, and provides new and improved working methods that ensure the overall growth of the team and the organization and meet the organizational goals.

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Situational leadership style