job description


Summary: Statement of the position requirements, qualifications for the position, wage range, and any special conditions expected of the employee.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Development of the Misener Nurse Practitioner Job Satisfaction Scale
    T R Misener
    University of Portland, Oregon, School of Nursing, USA
    J Nurs Meas 9:91-108. 2001
  2. ncbi The importance of social and cultural factors to nursing status
    Anna Bojtor
    Pécs Training Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pecs, Pecs 7623, Hungary
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:328-35. 2003
  3. ncbi Nurse practitioner's characteristics and job satisfaction
    Priscilla Wild
    UCSF Medical Center, Prepare Clinic, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:544-9. 2006
  4. ncbi Nonphysician medical educators: a literature review and job description resource
    Lee Ann Riesenberg
    Medical Education Research and Outcomes, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware 19718, USA
    Acad Med 84:1078-88. 2009
  5. pmc What do peer support workers do? A job description
    Nora Jacobson
    Centre for Research on Employment and Workplace Health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300, Toronto M5S 2G8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:205. 2012
  6. ncbi Psychosocial job factors and return-to-work after compensated low back injury: a disability phase-specific analysis
    N Krause
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:374-92. 2001
  7. pmc Job requirements compared to medical school education: differences between graduates from problem-based learning and conventional curricula
    Christopher L Schlett
    Institute for Teaching and Educational Research in Health Sciences, Private University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 10:1. 2010
  8. ncbi Prevalence of severe pelvic organ prolapse in relation to job description and socioeconomic status: a multicenter cross-sectional study
    Patrick J Woodman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:340-5. 2006
  9. ncbi How nurses manage time and work in long-term care
    B J Bowers
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    J Adv Nurs 33:484-91. 2001
  10. ncbi Advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants: what is the difference? Comparing the USA and UK
    C L Cox
    City University, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London
    Hosp Med 62:169-71. 2001

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  1. ncbi Development of the Misener Nurse Practitioner Job Satisfaction Scale
    T R Misener
    University of Portland, Oregon, School of Nursing, USA
    J Nurs Meas 9:91-108. 2001
    ..84, .86, .83, and .79, respectively. The 44 retained items were used to create the final version of the Misener Nurse Practitioner Job Satisfaction Scale (MNPJSS), with a possible maximum score of 264 using a 6-point Likert-type scale...
  2. ncbi The importance of social and cultural factors to nursing status
    Anna Bojtor
    Pécs Training Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pecs, Pecs 7623, Hungary
    Int J Nurs Pract 9:328-35. 2003
    ..The authors emphasize that the reasons for the inconsistencies in nursing status might originate either from traditional cultural elements or from increased workload based on unclear competencies which are forced on the nurses...
  3. ncbi Nurse practitioner's characteristics and job satisfaction
    Priscilla Wild
    UCSF Medical Center, Prepare Clinic, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:544-9. 2006
    ..To identify the demographics and job satisfaction levels of currently working nurse practitioners (NPs) in California...
  4. ncbi Nonphysician medical educators: a literature review and job description resource
    Lee Ann Riesenberg
    Medical Education Research and Outcomes, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware 19718, USA
    Acad Med 84:1078-88. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the historical development of nonphysician medical educators, including health care professionals working in this role, and to develop a job description resource.
  5. pmc What do peer support workers do? A job description
    Nora Jacobson
    Centre for Research on Employment and Workplace Health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 455 Spadina Avenue, Suite 300, Toronto M5S 2G8, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:205. 2012
    ..This article uses data gathered as part of a participatory evaluation of a peer support program at a psychiatric tertiary care facility to specify the work that peers do...
  6. ncbi Psychosocial job factors and return-to-work after compensated low back injury: a disability phase-specific analysis
    N Krause
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Ind Med 40:374-92. 2001
    ..This study examines the impact of psychosocial job factors on time to RTW separately during the acute and subacute/chronic disability phases...
  7. pmc Job requirements compared to medical school education: differences between graduates from problem-based learning and conventional curricula
    Christopher L Schlett
    Institute for Teaching and Educational Research in Health Sciences, Private University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 10:1. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the differences in medical school education between graduates from PBL-based and conventional curricula and to what extent these curricula fit job requirements...
  8. ncbi Prevalence of severe pelvic organ prolapse in relation to job description and socioeconomic status: a multicenter cross-sectional study
    Patrick J Woodman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:340-5. 2006
    ..001). Laborers/factory worker jobs and an annual household income of Dollars 10,000 or less are associated with severe pelvic organ prolapse...
  9. ncbi How nurses manage time and work in long-term care
    B J Bowers
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    J Adv Nurs 33:484-91. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to better understand the ways in which conditions of work, including staffing, affect how nurses in long-term care (LTC) facilities do their jobs and the quality of care they provide...
  10. ncbi Advanced nurse practitioners and physician assistants: what is the difference? Comparing the USA and UK
    C L Cox
    City University, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London
    Hosp Med 62:169-71. 2001
  11. ncbi Chief medical clinic manager of a university OB/GYN clinic--an innovative job description as management response for increase of profitability, quality of care, and physicians' freedom of action
    Volker R Jacobs
    Universitatsfrauenklinik, Universitat zu Koln, Germany
    Onkologie 33:331-6. 2010
    ..A Chief Medical Clinic Manager (CMCM) is a new job description and an innovative approach to combine medical competence and business economics at the operational level of ..
  12. ncbi What home healthcare nurses are saying about their jobs
    Carol Hall Ellenbecker
    College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 24:315-24. 2006
  13. ncbi The CCMC's national study of case manager job descriptions: an understanding of the activities, role relationships, knowledges, skills, and abilities
    Hussein A Tahan
    Quality and Performance Excellence International, International and Corporate Healthcare Services, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York 10022, USA
    Lippincotts Case Manag 11:127-44; quiz 145-6. 2006
    ..Another was the development of a taxonomy of case managers' roles and functions that can be used as a step toward standardization of case managers' job descriptions...
  14. ncbi Nurse teacherhood: systematic descriptive review and content analysis
    Arja Holopainen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:611-23. 2007
    ..The concept of 'nurse teacherhood' is multidimensional. In this article, 'nurse teacherhood' includes nurse teachers' tasks and different multidimensional roles as well as their personal experiences of being a nurse teacher...
  15. ncbi Indicators for competent nursing practice
    Riitta Meretoja
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Nurs Manag 10:95-102. 2002
    ..Descriptive data to address competent practice in a variety of settings were collected from staff nurses, head nurses and nursing directors in an acute 1000-bed university hospital in Finland...
  16. ncbi The best and worst aspects of the ICU research coordinator role
    Brigit L Roberts
    Department of Intensive Care, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 11:128-35. 2006
    ..There have been anecdotal reports of the RC role in various speciality areas. However, limited research has been undertaken into the role, and only one study has been published from the intensive care setting...
  17. ncbi The experience of role transition in acute care nurse practitioners in Taiwan under the collaborative practice model
    Wei Chin Chang
    Department of Nursing, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 14:83-92. 2006
    ..This study highlights the experiences, stresses and accomplishments of acute care nurse practitioners during their initial year of advanced practice...
  18. ncbi Professional issues associated with the role of the research nurse
    G Hill
    Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Edinburgh
    Nurs Stand 20:41-7. 2006
    ..Experienced research nurses are often highly skilled in terms of their specialist clinical knowledge, and have a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the research process, including methodological, ethical and practical issues...
  19. ncbi Comparison of nursing interventions performed by medical-surgical nurses in Korea and the United States
    EunJoo Lee
    College of Nursing, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Int J Nurs Terminol Classif 17:108-17. 2006
    ..To compare the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) interventions used in two countries, Korea and the United States...
  20. ncbi Community palliative care clinical nurse specialists' descriptions of stress in their work
    J Newton
    St Luke's Hospice, Basildon, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 7:531-40. 2001
    ..The impact of the sadness of the client group was only seen in four distinct situations. An overwork stress spiral is described that provides a salutary warning for managers, but also offers interesting solutions...
  21. ncbi Who do they think they are? Undergraduate perceptions of the definition of supernumerary status and how it works in practice
    Brian McGowan
    School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1099-105. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was threefold and was based on three research questions; how did students define supernumerary status, how was it implemented in practice and what effect did it have on them?..
  22. ncbi Exploring the role of community palliative care nurse specialists as educators
    Jacqueline Husband
    Marie Curie Cancer Care, Marie Curie Hospice, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:277-84. 2006
    ..There has been limited research exploring the role the community palliative care CNS in providing education, making this study timely...
  23. ncbi Canadian public health nurses' job satisfaction
    Maureen F Best
    Child and Youth Community Health Services, Calgary Health Region, Alberta Children s Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 23:250-5. 2006
    ..The importance of establishing a method for ongoing measurement of PHN job satisfaction was underscored by changing directions in practice and an emphasis on building public health capacity...
  24. ncbi Perceptions of the role of the community psychiatric nurse
    Ken Barlow
    Community Mental Health Team for Older Persons, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
    Nurs Times 102:34-8. 2006
    ..This small-scale study explores the self-perceived differences between the contributions of community psychiatric nurses (CPNs) and other members of a multidisciplinary community mental health team for older people...
  25. ncbi The role of social support networks for rural hospital nurses: supporting and sustaining the rural nursing work force
    Maura MacPhee
    The Children s Hospital of Denver and The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, 80262, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:264-72. 2002
    ..This survey study describes the workplace social support networks of rural hospital nurses in one geographic region of Colorado. This rural sample was compared with data from a sample of urban hospital nurses in Colorado...
  26. ncbi Increasing job satisfaction, quality care, and coordination in home health
    Maryam Navaie-Waliser
    Visiting Nurse Service of New York, New York, NY 10001, USA
    J Nurs Adm 34:88-92. 2004
    ..Reduced workload, improved work environment, and frequent meetings were viewed as critical elements of quality care provision and coordination. Practice improvements are highlighted...
  27. ncbi A disputed occupational boundary: operating theatre nurses and Operating Department Practitioners
    Stephen Timmons
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham
    Sociol Health Illn 26:645-66. 2004
    ..A further unusual feature of this dispute is the fact that, unlike many attempts by managers to substitute one type of labour for another, issues of cost are relatively unimportant, as both theatre nurses and ODPs earn similar salaries...
  28. ncbi Healthcare restructuring: the impact of job change
    A Baumann
    McMaster University School of Nursing, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Nurs Leadersh 14:14-20. 2001
    ..Results will assist managers to address the specific needs of nurses with different experiences of job change in the restructured workplace...
  29. ncbi A dimensional analysis of role enactment of acute care nurses
    Allison Squires
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 36:272-8. 2004
    ..To identify dimensions of the role enactment process of acute care nurses...
  30. ncbi An exploration of midwives' views of the current system of maternity care in England
    Tina Lavender
    Department of Midwifery Studies, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
    Midwifery 20:324-34. 2004 explore, in-depth, the views of midwives working in maternity services about birth setting, models of care and philosophy of care...
  31. ncbi A span of control tool for clinical managers
    Robin Morash
    Geriatric Assessment Unit and Day Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital, ON
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 18:83-93. 2005
    ..The first-line manager plays a critical role in the delivery of healthcare, in particular, within nursing services. Therefore, providing support for the professional practice of clinical managers should become a priority...
  32. ncbi Perceptions of tissue viability nurses of their current roles
    C Fox
    Marketing Department, Advancis, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham
    Br J Nurs 10:S10-2, S15-6. 2001
    ..The research facilitated four areas of discussion: role overview; perceived levels of education; positive/negative aspects of the role; types of wound contact and reasons...
  33. ncbi An analysis of the relationship between job satisfaction and job stress in correctional nurses
    Nancy A Flanagan
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14214 3049, USA
    Res Nurs Health 25:282-94. 2002
    ..Information about job satisfaction and work stress and their correlates may be used to develop strategies to improve the recruitment and retention of correctional nurses...
  34. ncbi Nurse consultants: organizational influences on role achievement
    Valerie A Woodward
    School of Social Work and Primary Care, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:272-80. 2006
    ..This paper reports on organizational influences on nurse consultant post holders. The influence of individual characteristics has been the subject of another paper...
  35. ncbi Work stress among nursing home care attendants in Taiwan: a questionnaire survey
    Hui Chuan Hsu
    Department of Healthcare Administration, Asia University, 500, Lioufeng Road, Wufeng Township, Taichung 413, Taiwan
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:736-46. 2007
    ..However, few studies have focused of this problem...
  36. ncbi Student and teacher roles: mismatched expectations
    Marian K Yoder
    School of Nursing, San Jose State University, CA 95192, USA
    Nurse Educ 27:201-3. 2002
  37. ncbi [How do community-based mental health staff in Austria perceive their job? -- a qualitative study]
    Hemma Swoboda
    Abteilung für Sozialpsychiatrie und Evaluationsforschung, Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie, Universitat Wien
    Psychiatr Prax 33:67-73. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to explore, using a simple qualitative design, how community mental health staff in Austria perceive their job...
  38. ncbi The effects of nurses' job satisfaction on retention: an Australian perspective
    Leanne Cowin
    Nursing Research Mental Health, South Western Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    J Nurs Adm 32:283-91. 2002
    ..The effectiveness of any strategy that aims to improve recruitment and retention in the nursing profession will depend in part upon understanding the factors and influences on nurses' job satisfaction...
  39. ncbi Characteristics of nurses and hospital work environments that foster satisfaction and clinical expertise
    Barbara Jo Foley
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7460, USA
    J Nurs Adm 32:273-82. 2002
    ..The purpose of this aspect of a larger study was to describe characteristics of nurses and their work environment at two military hospitals...
  40. ncbi A longitudinal study of advanced practice nursing in singapore
    Premarani Kannusamy
    Ministry of Health, 16 College Road, Singapore 169854
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:545-51. 2006
    ..Continued research into the role of the APN is needed to enhance role acceptance and development, and to ensure that the benefits of having APNs are attained...
  41. ncbi Nurses' perceptions of providing advice via a telephone care line
    Mayvor Ström
    Research and Development Unit, Primary Health Care, Halland, Sweden
    Br J Nurs 15:1119-25. 2006
    ..Personal qualities and the confidence of superiors make even an exposed position with considerable requirements manageable...
  42. ncbi Report of the 2004-2005 International Telenursing Survey
    Janet L Grady
    Nursing Division, Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, PA, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 25:266-72. 2007
  43. ncbi Leadership across boundaries: a qualitative study of the nurse consultant role in English primary care
    Abbott Stephen
    Public Health and Primary Care Unit, St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University Institute of Health Sciences, London, UK
    J Nurs Manag 15:703-10. 2007
    ..To explore the emerging role of nurse consultant in an English primary care setting...
  44. ncbi The scope of enrolled nurse practice: a grounded theory study
    Sally Milson-Hawke
    John Hunter Hospital, Hunter Health, Newcastle, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 17:44-62. 2004
    ..The impact of the care provided by ENs, however, was not within the scope of this small study. This needs to be the focus of future studies along with the impact on health care of the changing roles of ENs...
  45. ncbi Empowerment in school nursing practice: a grounded theory approach
    Lisa Broussard
    University of Louisiana at Lafayatte College of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Lafayette, LA, USA
    J Sch Nurs 23:322-8. 2007
    ..Despite these issues, they believed they had a positive impact on the health of children, leading to job satisfaction and feelings of value...
  46. ncbi The current role of the consultant nurse in critical care: consolidation or consternation?
    Deborah Dawson
    St George s Hospital NHS Trust, GICU, 1st Floor St Jame s Wing, St George s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London SW170QT, United Kingdom
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:187-96. 2008
    ..From the results of the current study, key changes in role are identified and areas for further development are highlighted...
  47. ncbi Time to truly acknowledge what nursing preceptors do for students
    Olive Younge
    Faculty of Nursing, 3rd Floor Clinical Science Bldg, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G2G3, Canada
    J Nurses Staff Dev 24:113-6; quiz 117-8. 2008
    ..survey, 86 nursing preceptors reported that preceptoring was an informal, extra duty and mostly not part of a job description. It was concluded that preceptors require higher quality preparation, systematic support, and acknowledgment ..
  48. ncbi The competency continuum: expanding the case manager's skill sets and capabilities
    Sarah E Henning
    Case Management and Interpreting Services at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Memphis, TN, USA
    Prof Case Manag 13:127-48; quiz 149-50. 2008
    ..To describe the methodology of developing a competency assessment process and tools for case management associates in a large multifacility acute care setting...
  49. ncbi Modern matrons: reviewing the role
    Alison Smith
    South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 15:20-4. 2008
  50. ncbi The trauma nurse coordinator in Australia and New Zealand: a progress survey of demographics, role function, and resources
    Kate Curtis
    St George Hospital, Gray St, Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
    J Trauma Nurs 15:34-42. 2008
    ..Despite where one works, the role components identified are fulfilled to a certain extent. However, trauma centers need to provide the TNC with adequate resources if trauma care systems are to be optimally effective...
  51. ncbi Nurse supplementary prescribing for patients with diabetes: a national questionnaire survey
    Nicola Carey
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:2185-93. 2008
    ..To examine the prescribing practices of nurse supplementary prescribing in diabetes...
  52. ncbi Palliative care nurse consultants in Melbourne: a snapshot of their clinical role
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:350-5. 2008
    ..This study reports on Phase 2 of a larger study in Melbourne, Australia, which focused particularly on describing some of the clinical aspects of the work of the PCNC in the acute hospital setting...
  53. ncbi A time for international standards?: comparing the Emergency Nurse Practitioner role in the UK, Australia and New Zealand
    Jane Currie
    Emergency Department, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Accid Emerg Nurs 15:210-6. 2007
    ..Together these issues generate confusion over what the ENP role embodies. One method of demystifying the ENP role would be to progress towards international standards for regulation, education and core components of practice...
  54. ncbi An exploration of work stressors and correlators for nurse's aides in long-term care facilities
    Shu Man Lin
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung Institute of Technology
    J Nurs Res 10:177-86. 2002
    ..In addition, it is important to build a supportive work environment for nurse s aides, especially for those who are foreign...
  55. ncbi The good, the bad and the worrying
    Barrie Brown
    Amicus Health, Unite CPHVA
    Community Pract 80:42-3. 2007
  56. ncbi Consensus and diversity: an action research study designed to analyse the roles of a group of mental health consultant nurses
    Annette M Jinks
    Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:1323-32. 2007
    ..This initial benchmarking exercise is a precursor to the development of plans for role improvement and evaluation...
  57. ncbi The role and scope of the clinical nurse consultant in Wentworth area health service, New South Wales, Australia
    Lesley M Wilkes
    Sydney West Area Health Service, Penrith, NSW, Australia
    J Nurs Manag 15:12-21. 2007
    ..This paper reports phase one of a two-part study in a New South Wales area health service, which aimed to evaluate the grading system for clinical nurse consultants...
  58. ncbi Auditing the impact of implementing the Modern Matron role in an acute teaching trust
    Carol Dealey
    Research and Development Team, University Hospital Birmingham, NHS Foundation Trust, Selly Oak, Birmingham, UK
    J Nurs Manag 15:22-33. 2007
    ..This paper describes how an acute teaching trust established the role of Senior Nurses (Modern Matrons) and an audit that was undertaken 12 months after they were appointed to evaluate the role...
  59. ncbi Evaluation of the utilization of post-basic nursing graduates of the University of Zululand by their supervisors in the health services and educational institutions in Kwazulu-Natal
    B A Kubheka
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Zululand, Isipingo
    Curationis 29:95-106. 2006
    ..It was further recommended that the University of Zululand prepare more graduates at post-graduate levels for utilization in leadership positions especially those at honours, masters and doctoral levels...
  60. ncbi Midwives' navigation and perceived power during decision-making related to augmentation of labour
    Sabine Blix-Lindström
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 77, Sweden
    Midwifery 24:190-8. 2008 explore and understand how midwives perceive and experience decision-making about augmentation of labour...
  61. ncbi RN students' ratings and opinions related to the importance of certain clinical teacher behaviors
    G Viverais-Dresler
    School of Nursing, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Nurs 32:274-82. 2001
    ..The findings of this study provide information, not available in the literature, regarding clinical teacher behaviors of significance to RN students...
  62. ncbi Clinical nurse specialists' use of evidence in practice: a pilot study
    Joanne Profetto-McGrath
    Faculty of Nursing, Knowledge Utilization Studies Program KUSP, and Centre for Knowledge Transfer, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 4:86-96. 2007
    ..While several researchers have studied the use of evidence by nurses in general, no known studies have been focused specifically on the use of evidence by CNSs...
  63. ncbi Perceptions of job satisfaction and the regulatory environment among nurse aides and charge nurses in long-term care
    Barbara Cherry
    Department of Leadership Studies, Texas School of Nursing, Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 28:183-92. 2007
    ..To explore perceptions about job satisfaction and the regulatory environment among certified nurse aides (CNAs) and licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) in selected nursing homes in West Texas...
  64. ncbi Role conflicts & coping strategies in caregiving. A symbolic interactionist view
    E Clarke
    Department of Sociology, Kent State University, Salem Campus, Salem, Ohio, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 39:28-37. 2001
    ..Results showed that health care aides differed in how they handled role conflict and their elderly clients' concerns. Health care aides were more likely to reject conflicting role expectations from residents than from RNs...
  65. ncbi The contribution of the Patient Support Assistant to direct patient care: an exploration of nursing and PSA role perceptions
    Jane Conway
    Organisational Education, Learning and Development, Northern Sydney Central Coast Health, Sydney NSW, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 24:175-88. 2007
    ..Some activities of the role identified in the job description, such as pre-operative shaves on male patients and assisting with the application of traction, appeared no ..
  66. ncbi A comparison of pediatric emergency medicine and general emergency medicine physicians' practice patterns: results from the Future of Pediatric Education II Survey of Sections Project
    James F Wiley
    Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children s Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 18:153-8. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that PEM physicians work fewer clinical hours and perform more teaching and research in their positions than GEM physicians...
  67. ncbi Analysis of manpower and career characteristics of nurse anesthetists in Taiwan: results of a cross-sectional survey of 113 institutes
    Wen Jan Dai
    Department of Anesthesiology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, R O C
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 47:189-95. 2009
    ..To understand manpower distribution, clinical load, job description and limitations, and job satisfaction of NAs, we conducted a cross-sectional survey in Taiwan in 2005.
  68. ncbi Job categories and their effect on exposure to fungal alpha-amylase and inhalable dust in the U.K. baking industry
    Joanne Elms
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Broad Lane, Sheffield, S3 7HQ, UK
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 64:467-71. 2003
    ..K. bakeries, mills, and a flour improver production and packing facility and determined whether assignment of job description could identify individuals with the highest exposures to fungal alpha-amylase and inhalable dust...
  69. ncbi Society of Quality Assurance demographic and salary survey
    D Brodish
    Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
    Qual Assur 5:115-24. 1997
    ..The SQA survey addressed demographic information, employer information, job description, and salary data. A total fo 399 responses were received--60% from women and 40% from men...
  70. ncbi Reproductive laboratory technology: an alternative career
    D J Baker
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40536 0003, USA
    Clin Lab Sci 10:258-64. 1997
    Define the job description for reproductive laboratory technologist (RLT); describe the RLT laboratory setting; identify education level and certification of the respondents; establish level of job satisfaction and job security; ..
  71. ncbi Work-related stress and its predictors among Canadian dental assistants
    D Locker
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 17:263-6. 1989
    ..Stepwise regression analysis revealed that the main predictors of work stress were not having a clear job description, working long hours, life stress while not at work and age...
  72. ncbi Educating veterinarians for careers in free-ranging wildlife medicine and ecosystem health
    Jonna A K Mazet
    Wildlife Health Center, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Vet Med Educ 33:352-60. 2006
    ..that understanding and maintaining ecosystem health is a key component of the wildlife veterinarian's job description, as it is critical to protecting animal health, including human health...
  73. ncbi Patient safety event reporting in critical care: a study of three intensive care units
    Carolyn B Harris
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Crit Care Med 35:1068-76. 2007
    ..To increase patient safety event reporting in three intensive care units (ICUs) using a new voluntary card-based event reporting system and to compare and evaluate observed differences in reporting among healthcare workers across ICUs...
  74. ncbi Shift length and on-duty rest patterns in rotor-wing air medical programs
    Michael A Frakes
    LIFE STAR Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT 06102 5037, USA
    Air Med J 23:34-9. 2004
  75. ncbi University of Puerto Rico Emergency Medicine Program: impact throughout the country
    Dorcas L Ruiz
    University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Department
    Bol Asoc Med P R 99:333-8. 2007
    Determine distribution, job description, and board certification status of the University of Puerto Rico Emergency Medicine Program (UPREMP) graduates.
  76. ncbi Six Sigma: not for the faint of heart
    Anthony R Benedetto
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, GE Medical Systems Healthcare Services, USA
    Radiol Manage 25:40-53. 2003
    ..enough to be useful as a major component of the bid package for hiring a consultant or for writing the job description for the hiring of an in-house expert...
  77. ncbi Evaluating the working conditions and exposure to abuse of Filipino home care workers in Israel: characteristics and clinical correlates
    Liat Ayalon
    School of Social Work, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:40-9. 2009
    ..To date, the working conditions as well as exposure to work-related abuse of Filipino home care workers in Israel have not been evaluated...
  78. ncbi Design and implementation of a health management information system in Malawi: issues, innovations and results
    Chet N Chaulagai
    ETC Crystal, Leusden, The Netherlands
    Health Policy Plan 20:375-84. 2005
    ..Information management and use was incorporated into the pre-service training curriculum and the job description of all health workers and support personnel...
  79. ncbi A survey of hospital infection control policies and employee measles cases during Los Angeles County's measles epidemic, 1987 to 1989
    R Enguidanos
    Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, CA 90012
    Am J Infect Control 20:301-4. 1992
    ..Those policies should only allow written documentation as proof of measles immunity and should address all employees, regardless of age or job description.
  80. ncbi The role of licensed nursing personnel in radiation oncology part B: integrating the ambulatory care nursing conceptual framework
    Giselle J Moore-Higgs
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:59-64. 2003
    ..To describe the professional opportunities for licensed nursing personnel in radiation oncology within the conceptual framework developed for ambulatory care nurses by the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN)...
  81. ncbi The nursing role in ICU outreach: an international exploratory study
    Ruth Endacott
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Nurs Crit Care 11:94-102. 2006 replicated the Australian study with four ICU Consultant Nurses in England and mapped interview and job description data from both countries onto Manley's conceptual framework for advanced practice/consultant nurse...
  82. ncbi Exposure to diesel and gasoline engine emissions and the risk of lung cancer
    Marie Elise Parent
    INRS Institut Armand Frappier, University of Quebec, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 165:53-62. 2007
    ..Industrial hygienists translated each job description into indices of exposure to several agents, including engine emissions...
  83. ncbi Public health specialists: occupational description in Turkey
    Zafer Oztek
    Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health
    Cah Sociol Demogr Med 50:433-44. 2010
    ..Turkish Society of Public Health Specialists has documented the job description and listed what public health specialists should know and be able to do...
  84. ncbi Emergency nursing: historical, current, and future roles
    John A Schriver
    Section of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:798-804. 2003
    ..avoiding the boarding of admitted patients in the emergency department (ED); 2) refocus the emergency nurse job description to patients and their families; 3) promote mutually supportive relationships and comradeship between ..
  85. ncbi A statewide study of EMS oversight: medical director characteristics and involvement compared with national guidelines
    R M Stone
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 4:345-51. 2000
    ..Most recently, the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) published a position paper to serve as a guideline for the medical directors' tasks, describing qualifications and areas of involvement...
  86. pmc Work activities of clinician-educators
    J V Sheffield
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 13:406-9. 1998
    ..6 hours (13%), was significantly less than the 20% designated for scholarship in the clinician-educator job description (p < .001); 42% of scholarly work occurred outside the regular work week...
  87. ncbi The new subjective medicine: taking the patient's point of view on health care and health
    Mark Sullivan
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, 98195, Seattle, WA, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1595-604. 2003
    ..The physicians' job description will be changed to focus on patients' lives rather than patients' bodies...
  88. ncbi Effects of musculoskeletal work load and muscle strength on strain at work in women and men aged 44 to 58 years
    C H Nygard
    Department of Physiology, Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol 58:13-9. 1988
    ..4) in municipal jobs in Finland. The musculoskeletal work load was determined by analysing the jobs by a job description method...
  89. ncbi Temporary agency contracts: what should they include?
    Sheila M Sferrella
    Radiology Department, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA
    Radiol Manage 24:40-3. 2002
    ..JCAHO requires that the following documentation be on file for all contracted personnel: 1. Hospital job description or formal contract outlining the job responsibilities. 2...
  90. ncbi Internal dental school environmental factors promoting faculty survival and success
    Richard S Masella
    Department of Orthodontics, Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine, 3200 S University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:440-5. 2005
    ..Essential prehiring information also includes a written job description detailing duties and responsibilities, professional development opportunities, and job performance evaluation ..
  91. pmc Determinants of staff job satisfaction of caregivers in two nursing homes in Pennsylvania
    Nicholas G Castle
    Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:60. 2006
    ..However, we know little about factors associated with job satisfaction and dissatisfaction for nursing home workers...
  92. ncbi Setting national standards for practice equipment. Presence of equipment in Estonian practices before and after introduction of guidelines with feedback
    R Kalda
    Department of Polyclinic and Family Medicine, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Int J Qual Health Care 12:59-63. 2000
    ..The modest equipment that district doctors (former primary care doctors) had at their disposal, appeared inadequate considering family doctors' work tasks...
  93. ncbi Preparing a cultural strategy for PACS
    Paul Lawrence
    Health Central Hospital, Ocoee, FL, USA
    Radiol Manage 27:21-6; quiz 27-9. 2005
    ..The groundwork was laid for hiring a consultant to assist in the process. A PACS coordinator job description was created. Then, a staff meeting was called to discuss routine business issues and bring PACS to the table...
  94. ncbi A first-line nurse manager's goal-profile
    Gunilla Johansson
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:149-59. 2007
    ..e. prioritization of goals in her work as a first-line nurse manager, through use of an action-theoretic and confirmatory theory...
  95. ncbi Job satisfaction of hospital nurses: an empirical test of a causal model in Taiwan
    C I Chu
    Public Health Department, Tzu Chi University, 701 Section 3, Chung Yang Road, Hualien 970, Taiwan
    Int Nurs Rev 50:176-82. 2003
    ..The purpose of this research was to empirically test a model of job satisfaction in Taiwan...
  96. ncbi Key worker services for disabled children: what characteristics of services lead to better outcomes for children and families?
    P Sloper
    Social Policy Research Unit, University of York, York, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 32:147-57. 2006
    ..However, research is lacking on which characteristics of key worker schemes for disabled children are related to better outcomes for families...
  97. ncbi The Save Hearts in Arizona Registry and Education (SHARE) program: who is performing CPR and where are they doing it?
    Tyler Vadeboncoeur
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Resuscitation 75:68-75. 2007
    ..Accordingly, layperson CPR is an integral component in the chain of survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims. The near statewide incidence and location of layperson CPR is unknown...
  98. ncbi Respiratory health status of 3098 Canadian grain workers studied longitudinally
    H H McDuffie
    Centre for Agricultural Medicine, Royal University Hospital, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 20:753-62. 1991
    ..The program collects information on respiratory symptoms, job description, and smoking habits of these workers...
  99. ncbi A guide to defining the competence required of a consultant in clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine
    Graham Beastall
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:654-9. 2005
    ..A model job description for a consultant has been determined, which is intended to act as a toolkit to assist employing authorities ..
  100. ncbi Public health for the twenty-first century: what role do veterinarians in clinical practice play?
    Rosalie T Trevejo
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, 309 East 2nd Street, Pomona, CA 91766 1854, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 39:215-24. 2009
    All veterinarians, regardless of their formal job description, serve the public good and contribute to public health...
  101. ncbi Organizational Systems Questionnaire (OSQ) Validity Study
    James C Billings
    Loma Linda University, CA 92324, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 33:149-64. 2007
    ..Participants were simultaneously administered the Abridged Job Description Index, Organizational Commitment Questionnaire, Stress in General, and Communication Satisfaction ..

Research Grants54

    Joann A Boughman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Has the entire proposed project period been identified on the SF-424? 4. Have biographical sketch(es) with job description(s) been attached, when required? D 5...
  2. NIGMS Biomedical Research Core Center in Immunology and Imaging
    Thomas M Williams; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..against cancer, autoimmune diseases, inflammatory illnesses or the innate immune system") and the job description specified applicants "with demonstrated interest/expertise in innovative imaging techniques...
  3. Sharp Instrument Injuries and Use of Clinical Services
    Gerardo Maupome; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of SII/BBFE incidents by evaluating the relative contribution of the factors making up an employee profile (job description; mechanism of injury; purpose of offending device; and so on)...
    David Kriebel; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..These case control studies have relied upon surrogate measures, such as job description, for exposure estimation...
  5. Job Retention Skills for At-Risk Youth
    LEE WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..and evaluate units on Getting to Work on Time and Being Timely on the Job (from Time Management) and The Job Description and Employment Contract (from Job Expectations)...
  6. Occupational Medicine Activities and Skills: An Empiric Study
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Analyses will be both descriptive and address specific questions such as determining the impact of formal education and evaluating whether occupational preventive medicine is a homogeneous field or composed of distinct subgroups. ..
    Niklas Krause; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The process also yields valuable surveillance data including population segments often missed by other methods and describing functional impact of work rather than just occupationally caused disease. ..
  9. Culture and Mobility Device Use in Older Adults
    Linda Resnik; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Evaluation of Workplace Violence Prevention Intervention
    Jane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) Design and implement a violence prevention intervention within these workplaces. 5) Conduct a process and outcome evaluation of the intervention in sample workplaces one year following program implementation. ..
    Robert Linsenmeier; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..5) We will investigate the influence of anesthesia on the metabolic measurements we make, and will study metabolic differences between the cat and primate retinas. ..
  12. Risks for Opioid Use and Abuse in Contrasting Chronic Pain Populations
    Mark Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2009
  13. The Influence of Staff Turnover on Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Refining Models for Risk Adjustment in Outpatient Rehabilitation
    Linda Resnik; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Lack of adjustment for comorbidity in quality measurement may foster an environment in which providers avoid treating patients with comorbid conditions who may have poorer response to treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Cardiovascular Risk Disparities: Socioemotional Pathways
    Linda Gallo; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..By examining potentially modifiable psychosocial variables as a pathway underlying CVD disparities, this study seeks to inform efforts to understand and eliminate health disparities. ..
  17. Evaluation of Organizational Justice Intervention to Alleviate TYPE III Violence
    Jane A Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..4) To evaluate the impact of a workplace violence prevention program on organizational justice climate and the incidences and prevalence of Type III workplace violence by comparing intervention and control agencies. ..
  18. Clinically enhanced multi-purpose administrative dataset for comparative effectiv
    Hamisu Salihu; Fiscal Year: 2010
  19. Intervention for Stroke Survivors and Spousal Caregivers
    Sharon Ostwald; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Depending on the nature of the change function, individual parameter estimates of the intercept, slope, and if necessary, curvature will be compared across groups. ..
    Wendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Impacts of Demanding Work Schedules: National Survey Fi*
    ALLARD DEMBE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Our study will result in policy-relevant publications and reports that will include research-based recommendations for practical interventions to prevent or minimize risk from these exposures. ..
    Laura Punnett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Marion Gillen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Health care workers, employers, and policy makers need data to understand the various outcomes of standards designed to protect workers. ..
    Jane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
    MARY MUELLER; Fiscal Year: 2004
  26. Workplace Violence Risk in the Home Health Work Place
    Jane Lipscomb; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Blood Exposure and Primary Prevention in the Home Care *
    JANE LIPSCOMP; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Third Biomedical Engineering Education Summit Meeting
    Robert Linsenmeier; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and Quality
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Ronald Davis; Fiscal Year: 2003
  31. The Second Demographic Transition in Japan
    JAMES RAYMO; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Nurses: Research Integrity in Clinical Trials
    Joan Liaschenko; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Mary Ersek; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, there are documented plans and commitments to ensure the ongoing implementation of the PERT Program in additional facilities not included in the original project. ..
    Paul Landsbergis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A sub-sample of 100 employees will be followed over 2 years and have their blood pressure measured during periods of high vs. low overtime. ..
    Wendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study also forms the scientific foundation of a major education initiative by the AAOS designed to improve the communication skills of surgeons and ultimately the care of patients. ..
  36. Nursing Assistant EOL Care Computerized Education
    Mary Ersek; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..A collaboration between Swedish Medical Center and HPNA also will ensure the continuing updating and usefulness of the computer program following the end of the grant funding period. ..
  37. Utility of Trans Telephonic Monitoring in the Detection of Silent Arrhythmias
    Kathleen Hickey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If this study proves successful, a larger trial will be proposed to explore specific clinical variables, EKG characteristics, and treatment strategies to improve clinical care and QoL. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Low Back Pain Quantifying Risk Factors
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This project is expected to result in the ability to improve the existing ergonomic job evaluation models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of industries. ..
  39. Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Disorders: Quantifying Risk
    Arun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project is expected to result in DUE and shoulder job analysis models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of jobs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Judy Shea; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2004
  42. Marital Adjustment, Depression and Myocardial Infarction
    Linda Gallo; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. International Scientific Conference on Prevention of Work Related Musculoskeletal
    Laura Punnett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Profiling Providers of Outpatient Physical Therapy
    Linda Resnik; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Ultimately, the information from this series of studies may be used to shape the policy regarding regulation and administration of rehabilitative services. ..
  45. MBRS RISE Program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo
    Daniel Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Goal #4 of faculty development in research will be met by creating a summer program for collaborative studies at research universities and by greater institutional support for intramural research grants. ..
    Nicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  47. In-Depth Examination of Disparities in Cancer Outcomes
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Collegiate Employment and Problem Drinking: Harmful and Protective Factors (AREA)
    Adam Butler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This goal of this project is to understand how college student employment both contributes to and protects against student drinking. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Assessment and prediction of costs and adverse health outcomes in COPD
    Theodore Omachi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Team Performance and Quality of Care in Nursing Homes
    Helena Temkin Greener; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Job Retention Among Home Healthcare Nurses
    CAROL ELLENBECKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Knowledge of variables that contribute to job retention in home care will provide the information necessary to maintain nursing staff and assure access to quality home healthcare services. ..