Nurse Retention Toolkit

Nurse Retention Toolkit

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Nurse Retention Toolkit: Everyday Ways to Recognize and Reward Nurses Bonnie Clair, BSN, RN; Lydia Ostermeier, MSN, RN, CHCR As of June 20, 2014, contact hours for nurses are no longer available with this product. Recognizing and rewarding your nurses just got a lot easier Need a quick, budget-friendly retention idea? Just open HCPro's book, qNurse Retention Toolkit: Everyday Ways to Recognize and Reward Nurses, q and you'll find more than 50 proven retention tips you can use today! qNurse Retention Toolkitq is the only retention resource that's tailor-made for the unique needs of the nursing environment. It's packed with best practices from successful organizations across the country that will show you what retention methods work and what nurses genuinely appreciate. Plus, this book will also help you meet long-term retention goals by helping managers to focus on the career development of their staff and methods to build a positive work environment. Rely on qNurse Retention Toolkitq to give you retention inspiration whenever you need it to keep your nurses happy, engaged, and committed. Your nurses will thank you for it!Get nurse retention strategies you can't find anywhere else with this book and CD-ROM, including: Low-cost and no-cost reward ideas Recognition tips specific to different generational groups Simple solutions to retain new graduate nurses Methods to build and justify a retention budget Easy ways to sustain a positive work environment and recognize professional development More than 50 best practice retention tips from your peers Recognition and reward tools on the accompanying CD-ROM that you can download, customize, and use today! Take a look at some of the quick-and-easy, cost-effective retention ideas you'll find in this book: Hand out stuffed giraffes to staff members who qstick out their necksq by going beyond their usual duties Give nurses a pouch of toy gold coins to let them know qthey're a treasureq Recount nurses' contributions for the year in their anniversary card and describe specific ways they are important to your unit Table of Contents Part One: Free and budget-friendly rewards Chapter 1: Celebrate nurses without breaking the budget Chapter 2: No-cost, everyday ways to recognize and reward nurses Chapter 3: Reward and recognition tips to appeal to all generations Part Two: Foster a retention culture focused on nurses' needs Chapter 4: Keep new nurse graduates at the bedside Chapter 5: Be a leader: Build relationships, promote autonomy, and listen to nurses' needs Chapter 6: Team building: The road to a positive work environment Part Three: Long-term strategies for retention Chapter 7: Build a retention budget Chapter 8: Take it to the next level: Advance nursing professional development Chapter 9: Retention benefits of achieving nursing's highest honor Learning objectives: Identify budget-friendly ways to reward staff nurses Demonstrate how to build relationships with other organizational departments Identify Web sites that offer personalized gifts Recognize ways to celebrate Nurses Week Identify simple and free ways to reward staff Identify local resources to recognize staff Recognize ways to have fun while working Identify retention tips for four generations Identify how nurses of all generations want to be recognized List simple ways to recognize new nurse graduates Discuss strategies that help prevent new nurses from leaving Explain ways to provide positive feedback to new nurses. Identify the benefits of mentoring programs for new graduates Recognize ways to improve leadership skills Discuss how to build relationships with the staff Describe how to use good listening skills Support a relationship-building environment Use nursing retreats as a way to build morale and have fun Identify how to improve communication between nurses Identify steps to creating a budget Assess how to get buy-in for the budget from upper management Identify how to prepare for recruitment Identify ways to help nurses advance in their careers List ways to conduct on-site educational forums Explain best practices for using performance reviews as a way to retain staff members Explain what ANCC Magnet Recognition Program(R)* designation is Identify the benefits for achieving designation Recognize how each of the 14 Forces of Magnetism helps retain nursesThe PRC, through leadership council, has access to the necessary resources needed to ensure that the most current evidence and literature is available for review. Membership of the PRC includes representation from each nursing unit.

Title:Nurse Retention Toolkit
Author:Lydia Ostermeier, Bonnie Clair
Publisher:HC Pro, Inc. - 2008


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