California Employer Report: Survey of Nurse Employers in California, Fall 2016

TitleCalifornia Employer Report: Survey of Nurse Employers in California, Fall 2016
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsChu, L, Spetz, J, Bates, T
InstitutionUniversity of California, San Francisco
CitySan Francisco

This report summarizes the findings from a survey of general acute care hospital employers of registered nurses (RNs) in California conducted in fall 2016. This is the seventh annual survey of hospital RN employers; together these surveys provide an opportunity to evaluate overall demand for RNs in the state, and changes that have occurred as the economy in California has recovered from the economic recession that started in late 2007. The survey also collects information specific to the hiring of newly graduated nurses because they are at particular risk for unemployment during a weak labor market. The data obtained in this survey reveal very strong overall demand for RNs across California, a preference for hiring experienced nurses, and consequently a lack of positions available for newly graduated RNs.


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