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Date:9/12/2007

must address to correct working conditions that undermine patient care, and cause nurses to leave their jobs -- and sometimes leave the profession.

We are committed to ensuring the highest quality of care for people in this country, and nurses are critical to achieving that goal.

Results showed that the nurse-respondents generally were pleased with their jobs, and reported positive work-group cohesion. They reported not having enough support from their supervisors, however. More than one-third indicated they intended to search for a new position in one year, but not necessarily outside of nursing.

Newly licensed nurses considered their jobs difficult, and they worked long hours: 51 percent worked voluntary overtime, 13 percent mandatory overtime. Sixty-one percent were assigned to nights, evenings or rotating shifts. Nearly two-thirds -- 62.78 percent -- said their work interfered with family life on at least four days a month, according to the results.

Survey participants also reported a somewhat hazardous working environment: a quarter of respondents sustained at least one needle-stick in a year; 39 percent at least one strain or sprain; 21 percent a cut or laceration, 46 percent a bruise or contusion, and 62 percent reported experiencing verbal abuse on the job. A quarter found it difficult or impossible to do their jobs at least once a week due to inadequate supplies, the study showed. Findings have shown that the work environment for newly licensed RNs has both positive and negative aspects, said Brewer. Future analyses will focus on evaluating these factors contributions to the new RNs longevity in their workplace and nursing.


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