Accession Number:

ADA148890

Title:

Army Nurse Corps Personnel Management Practices (Executive Summary).

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Nov 81-Sep 84,

Corporate Author:

ARMY HEALTH CARE STUDIES AND CLINICAL INVESTIGATION ACTIVITY FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Report Date:

1984-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

All Army Nurse Corps ANC officers were surveyed 91 responded to provide insight into important attitudes, preferences, and responses to a wide range of personnel proposals, education, opportunities, and nursing assignments. Conclusions were 1 PayAllowancesBenefits a not a primary issue in attrition except for 66Fs do not have pay parity with civilians, b most support the issue of professional pay for some groups of nurses, and c much concern with perceived erosion as evidenced by pay caps, high unreimbursed expenses, and proposals to reduce existing benefits 2 Present Duty a primary concern of all groups is short-fall of personnel available to carry out mission, b most ANCs like their jobs 3 AssignmentsCareer Planning, ANCs do not believe they have adequate input into career planningassignments 4 Military Professional Issues a ANC is a professional Corps, proud of its placeresponsibility to USA, b reluctant to give up recognition of excellence for promotionselection for leadership positions 5 Professional Issues AMEDD Nursing - ANCs perceive role of AMEDD nursing more professionally challenging than civilian sector, and 6 Attrition Propensity a not high in ANC, b most frequently cited reason for leaving is inability to combine career and family, c most frequently cited reason for staying is professional growth opportunities.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE