June 12, 2018 – What word causes blood pressures to rise and frustrates both staff and employers?
Overtime. A workforce struggle that spans the ages, overtime has its time and place in nearly every industry. But excessive overtime is a pain point for many organizations and burns out employees.
What constitutes an excessive amount of overtime? In general, a healthy overtime average for a typical organization sits around 3%. Leadership should be evaluating overtime greater than 3%.
Click here to find out what steps Penn State Health took to help lower inpatient overtime hours.
Jackie Larson along with James Fenush, Rita Barry, and Brian Sheinfeld from Penn State Health contributed to this article.