Finding Job Satisfaction in Nursing: Why Healthcare Organizations Must Invest in RN and Medical Staffing Retention

Nursing is one of the most critical and demanding professions. As the U.S. population ages and healthcare needs become increasingly complex, the number of registered nurse jobs and other medical staffing gaps continues to rise. Led by the COVID-19 pandemic, the shortage has become a significant concern in recent years. Many healthcare organizations struggle to recruit and retain qualified professionals for RN, practitioner, and outpatient nursing jobs.

This shortage leads to decreased patient satisfaction, increased staff turnover, and worse overall organizational performance. In this article, we discuss the importance of job satisfaction in nursing and how healthcare organizations can invest in medical staffing retention to improve results.