Leadership | 04.15.21
Health Care Providers' Career Satisfaction Dropping, Burnout Rising According to Survey
Four in ten health care providers feel their career satisfaction has been negatively impacted by the pandemic, according to a survey of more than 1,200 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and registered nurses by CHG Healthcare. Additionally, 80 percent of respondents were suffering from some level of burnout prior to the pandemic. Sixty-four percent said the pandemic had made their burnout worse. A majority of providers (69 percent) felt their employers did a “good” job responding to the pandemic. Their top concern about their employers' response to the pandemic was insufficient staffing levels, followed by dissatisfaction with compensation and inefficient work processes. Additionally, 22 percent reported that their employers did not listen to them and 26 percent indicated they did not agree with the decisions they were making.
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