Implementation and Evaluation of Self-Scheduling in a Hospital System.

Published

Journal Article

Inflexible work schedules affect job satisfaction and influence nurse turnover. Job satisfaction is a significant predictor of nurse retention. Acute care hospitals report that job satisfaction is influenced by autonomy and educational opportunity. This project discusses implementation of computer-based self-scheduling in a hospital system and its impact. It is important for staff development educators to be aware that self-scheduling may play a key role in autonomy, professional development, turnover, and hospital costs.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wright, C; McCartt, P; Raines, D; Oermann, MH

Published Date

  • January 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 19 - 24

PubMed ID

  • 28059986

Pubmed Central ID

  • 28059986

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2169-981X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2169-9798

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/nnd.0000000000000324

Language

  • eng