Solution to nurse shortage more than just adding new RNs

09/22/2008 | Stateline

States are working with academia to increase the number of new nurses through scholarship and loan forgiveness programs, but some experts worry the efforts may not be enough to avert a nurse shortage crisis. Improvements in working conditions at hospitals -- from mandatory overtime and nurse-to-patient ratios to workplace violence -- are needed to keep RNs in the profession, experts say.

View Full Article in:

Stateline

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Cargill
Wayzata, MN
Director of Clinical Research
Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Assistant Vice President - Dental Director
MetLife
Bridgewater, NJ