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Job Burnout; Emotional Exhaustion; Low Cynicism; Professional Efficacy; Nursing Home Administrators
The nursing home industry is facing a crisis that appears to only get worse as each year progresses. The issue at hand is attracting and retaining qualified nursing home administrators to run efficient nursing homes. There is an overwhelming amount of data that highlights the devastating effects of job burnout on professionals. Job burnout has been found to impact the longevity of professionals. The purpose of this research was to examine the impact of job burnout among Georgia’s nursing home administrators. Participants in the study were licensed nursing home administrators (N= 363) who are employed in the state of Georgia. I received 141 completed surveys for a response rate of 38%. This study found that nursing home administrators show moderate levels emotional exhaustion, low cynicism, and high professional efficacy.