Improving nurse retention & healthcare outcomes : innovating with the IMPACT model / Judy Thomas, Mellisa Renter.
Contributor(s): Renter, Mellisa [author.]Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781646480463Other title: Improving nurse retention and healthcare outcomesSubject(s): Nursing -- organization & administration | Nurses -- psychology | Personnel Management -- methods | Quality of Health Care -- standardsDDC classification: 362.173068 IMP 2021 LOC classification: RT89
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Traditional Nurse Retention Practices -- Program Creation -- IMPACT Program Overview -- Phase 1 : Where It all Starts -- Phase 2 : How It Works -- Portfolio Categories and Activities -- Phase 3 : Presenting, Recognizing, and Celebrating -- Program Leadership : The IMPACT Committee -- Getting Organizational Buy-In -- IMPACT Program and Project Outcomes -- Professional Journey : Clinical Nurse.
"Nurse retention is a key focus for healthcare organizations-particularly the retention of clinical nurses, who provide direct patient care. The costs associated with nurse turnover can have a huge impact on a hospital's profit margin. Additionally, nurse turnover affects job satisfaction among clinical nurses, which leads to burnout, making it even harder to provide safe care to patients and to achieve overall organizational initiatives. Bottom line: Nurse turnover has a multidimensional effect on an organization's ability to thrive. Considering the various reasons clinical nurses leave the direct patient care role, authors Judy Thomas and Melissa Renter created the IMPACT Program to stimulate empowerment and professional growth, which lead to increased job satisfaction-ultimately improving retention and helping nurses thrive in their roles"--