Effect of Staff Turnover on Staffing: A Closer Look at Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistants
Kash, B.A., Castle, N., Naufal, G., Hawes, C. (2006). The effect of staff turnover on staffing: A closer look at registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses and certified nursing assistants. The Gerontologist, 46(5), 609-19.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016
Date Written: 2006
We examined the effect on facility and market-level characteristics on staffing levels and turnover rates for direct care staff, and we examined the effect of staff turnover on staffing levels. All three staff types shoed strong dependency on resources, such as reimbursement rates and facility payor mix. Turnover rates significantly reduced staffing levels for RNs and CNAs.
Keywords: nursing homes, nurse staffing, staff turnover
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