Factors Related to Intention to Leave and Job Satisfaction Among Registered Nurses at a Large Psychiatric Hospital
Introduction: Current shortages of registered nurses working in psychiatric hospitals in the United States are exacerbated by turnover.Aim: This research describes factors that are associated with intent to leave among nurses working in a large inpatient psychiatric hospital.Method: This was a descriptive, correlational study.Results: 75% of respondents (n = 94) reported that they were satisfied with their current positions. 36% (n = 34) reported actively seeking employment elsewhere. Intent to leave correlated with perceptions about workplace relationships and work environment factors.Discussion: Work relationships, opportunity for education, and recognition for education were factors that were primarily related to intent to leave.
Issues in Mental Health Nursing
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Kagwe, John; Jones, Salene; and Johnson, Susan L., "Factors Related to Intention to Leave and Job Satisfaction Among Registered Nurses at a Large Psychiatric Hospital" (2019). Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Publications. 175.