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Job Satisfaction & Burnout

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This puzzle is based on the following Clinician Reviews articles: Stressed for Success (2018;28[1]:7,8) and Beyond Salary: Are You Happy With Your Work? (2016;26[12]:23-26).

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Job Satisfaction & Burnout

ACROSS
5. Some feel _____ in an unattainable quest.
6. Area of _____.
10. Focus on attributes of an advanced _____ career.
11. Discuss key _____ points with management.
14. High stress nature of _____ environments.
21. Negotiating a ____ package can cause anxiety.
23. Individual _____ compensation.
26. Bureau of _____ Statistics.
27. Inadequate time to _____ with patients.
28. Base pay rates and on-_____ pay.
29. Burn out characterized by emotional _____.
33. Direct _____ care.
35. Poor management with unclear _____.
36. NPs and PAs are more statistically _____ than different.
39. Having no say in ____ making is frustrating.
40. Opportunities for professional _____.
42. Long wait times impede patient _____.
44. Both professions are _____ about their career choice.
45. Feeling you are not a team _____.
47. Bad stress or “___” can cause health problems.
48. Stress is a part of _____ nature.
49. Not satisfied.

DOWN
1. Making decisions about your _____.
2. Health and _____ insurance.
3. Mitigating _____ stress is a challenge.
4. Licensing _____.
7. Good benefits provide _____ to do a better job.
8. NPs and PAs spend their _____ similarly.
9. Low attrition rates and _____ wages.
12. Issues related to work/life _____.
13. Patient _____ can affect job satisfaction.
15. Incentive _____ improve job satisfaction.
16. Threat of _____ lawsuits.
17. Focus on what you have _____.
18. Don’t suppress concerns about the work __.
19. Learn to say “_____.”
20. Employment opportunities are expected to ___.
22. The non-cash portion of a compensation ____.
24. Set realistic _____ for your day.
25. A great _____ package will improve your work climate.
30. ____ stress can be beneficial.
31. A heavy workload or too much _____ causes stress.
32. Professional _____ insurance
33. Stress can motivate people to _____.
34. Increased satisfaction in those who sped more time in _____ patient care.
37. Stress causes _____ release and weight gain.
38. Look for ways to become more _____.
41. Managing stress is key to good _____.
43. Goal _____ provides purposeful direction.
46. The _____ your employer places on you affects attitude.

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