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COJ Nursing & Healthcare

Where Does the Career Ladder Lead?

Submission: January 25, 2019;Published: January 30, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/COJNH.2019.04.000596

ISSN: 2577-2007
Volume4 Issue5


One nurse pulled an educator aside and discussed all of the other competing priorities. “Why can’t we just do our job and go home?” he retorted. While another nurse excitedly shared her recent experience with constructing and turning in her portfolio. The career ladder is an important tool for any facility to use as a source of recognition, retention and engagement. The theme that continues to emerge is that nurses are motivated by different factors. A career ladder should speak to the three different motivators. The three motivators are: recognition and acknowledgement by both leaders and cohorts, a financial token of appreciation, and a new wrinkle in the brain aka new knowledge

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