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Cowden, T.L. and Cummings, G.G. (2012) Nursing Theory and Concept Development: A Theoretical Model of Clinical Nurses’ Intentions to Stay in Their Current Positions. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68, 1646-1657.
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05927.x

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  • TITLE: Part-Time Nurse Faculty Intent to Remain Employed in Academia: A Cross-Sectional Study

    AUTHORS: Era Mae Ferron, Ann E. Tourangeau

    KEYWORDS: Intent to Remain, Intent to Stay, Retention, Part-Time Nurse Faculty, Nurse Faculty, Nursing Faculty

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Nursing, Vol.7 No.2, February 16, 2017

    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to test and refine a model of part-time nurse faculty intent to remain employed in the academic organization. Cross-sectional survey methods were used. A total of 282 part-time nurse faculty working in colleges or universities in Ontario, Canada were invited to participate. Survey instruments and items measured demographic, workplace, nurse responses to the workplace, and external variables. Correlation, multiple regression, and mediation analyses were conducted using data from 119 participants (47.6% response rate). Of the 19 variables hypothesized to affect intent to remain employed in the academic organization, seven influenced intent to remain. The resulting model indicated that the older the part-time nurse faculty member, the lower the level of intent to remain and the more years worked in the organization, the higher the level of intent to remain. The more opportunities perceived to exist outside of the employing organization, the higher the level of intent to remain. Additionally, the more satisfied part-time nurse faculty were with their job overall, the higher their level of intent to remain. In the workplace, the more support from the leader, the more formal or informal recognition received, and the more fair work procedures were perceived to be, the higher levels of part-time nurse faculty intent to remain employed in the academic organization, mediated by job satisfaction. Although age, organizational tenure, and external career opportunities are non-modifiable variables, deans and directors can encourage part-time nurse faculty to remain employed in their academic job by focusing on enhancing overall job satisfaction. Effective strategies may include formal or informal acknowledgement of good performance, consistent verbal and behavioural support, and implementation of procedural practices, such as performance evaluations and pay raises in a fair manner.