NJCCN

20th Anniversary

2002-2022

Education

Competent Future–oriented Nursing Providers

Leadership

Leading Nursing Workforce Solutions

Research

Transforming the Healthcare System Through Research

NJCCN delivering Leadership, Education, Research, and Innovation for a strong nursing workforce dedicated to quality care for New Jersey residents.

NJCCN takes the lead in providing nursing workforce solutions

Offering cutting edge education programs for all constituents

NJCCN is the most trusted resource for independent research on NJ’s workforce

Creating innovative models to secure the quality of healthcare in NJ

RN Demand

40.8%

Increase in RN Postings to 18,007 in the 2020-2021 time period

LPN Demand

55.5%

Increase in LPN postings to 4,899 in the 2020-2021 time period

Mental Health & Wellness for NJ Nurses

New Jersey Data

3000 RNs Survey (March 2020 – June 2020)

  • 64% of RNs reported burnout. Ten percent of these burnout cases reported a need for mental health intervention.
  • 37% reported intent to leave the hospital within 12 months.

Mental Health & Wellness for NJ Nurses

National Data

As of the August 2021 ANF Survey, 34% of nurses identified not or not at all emotionally healthy.

DEMAND FOR NURSES OUTPACING SUPPLY

NJ Faculty Shortages

8% RN Programs

13& LPN Programs

New Jersey RN Postings have increased by 40.8% (2020-2021)

DEMAND FOR NURSES OUTPACING SUPPLY

8% National Nurse Faculty Vacancy Rate

1,965 faculty vacancies nationwide (AACN, 2021)

National RN Vacancy Rates in 2020 were 9.9% (NSI, 2021)

DEMAND FOR NURSES OUTPACING SUPPLY

Recommendations

Rapidly increase the number of nurses with expertise in health equity and specialty areas with current shortages.(NASEM, 2021)

NJCCN NEWSLETTER

Explore some of the previous newsletters sent out by our team!

January 2022

National Forum Annual Conference

National Forum Annual Conference

The National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers 2022 Annual Conference will bring together in-person and virtual modalities to fully engage nursing and healthcare leaders throughout the country. Participants will share cutting edge models of practice, data...

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Travel Nurses and COVID-19 Mental Health News Articles

NJCCN’s Executive Director, Dr. Edna Cadmus, was recently interviewed by the Asbury Park Press regarding the demand for travel nurses throughout the state. To read more click HERE or visit the Asbury Park Press website. NJ-NEW Assistant Director Jennifer Polakowski,...

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Characteristics of RN Nurse Residents 2020-2021

New graduates in hospitals are moving toward more specialization as they enter the workforce as can be seen below.  This is due to the retirements of nurses in these areas and the shift of older nurses to other settings.  Residency programs such as those sponsored by...

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NJCCN NEWSLETTER