The Bottom Line: Nurse Success Starts With Hiring Decisions

When newly licensed nurses leave the classroom for clinical practice, they can experience stress, uncertainty, and self-doubt during the transition. So how can we prepare new nursing graduates for independent practice as soon as safely possible?

This challenge may require new approaches to what has historically been a traditional nursing placement model – that’s were Relias comes into play. Recently published in the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development, Determining the Impact of Best Fit for Newly Licensed Nurses, a large health system sought to examine if nurses hired into a specialty practice area that best matched their personality would have lower turnover, fewer transfers, and shorter orientation times.

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