Hospices fight rising turnover during pandemic
Staff turnover and burnout have been higher since the coronavirus pandemic first hit the nation. Hospices are adopting strategies to stem the tide, with providers increasingly working to build career paths for nurses and other hospice staff.
VNH partnered with the VNA Health System of Northern New England to offer registered nurse graduates a one-year nurse residency program as a way to address the ongoing home health care nursing shortage. “Together we recognized the increasing demand for nursing within our region, the increasing competition for recruitment of experienced nurses in our environments,” Beliveau told Hospice News.