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Recruitment and Retention of Veterans Administration Health Care Workers Are Not Major Problems

HRD-77-57 Published: Mar 31, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1977.
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Certain health care occupations have a large number of employees, critical responsibilities, and relatively high-turnover rates. These occupations were chosen for review in an analysis of recruitment and retention problems of health care personnel, other than dentists and physicians, in the Department of Medicine and Surgery with respect to basic pay and premium and overtime pay rates: registered nurses; licensed vocational practical nurses; nursing assistants; physical therapists; occupational therapists; medical technologists; radiology technicians (diagnostic); pharmacists; nuclear medicine technicians; and inhalation therapy technicians.

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