2022, Cilt 9, Sayı 1, Sayfa(lar) 089-094
A New Perspective on Nurse Workforce Management: Talent Management
Duygu GÜL1, Betül SÖNMEZ2
1Doktora Öğrencisi, İstanbul Üniversitesi-Cerrahpaşa, Lisansüstü Eğitim Enstitüsü, İstanbul, Türkiye
2Doç. Dr., İstanbul Üniversitesi-Cerrahpaşa, Florence Nightingale Hemşirelik Fakültesi, Hemşirelikte Yönetim Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
Keywords: Nurse, talent, talent management, workforce

Employing talented individuals and maintaining such talent have become important in the success of institutions. Changes in healthcare services gradually increase institutions' need for talented employees, and talent management is required to provide high-quality healthcare services. Therefore, the talents of nurses who constitute the largest group of health workforce should be managed effectively. Talent management in nursing includes the practices of attracting, developing, and retaining talented nurses. Attracting talents is about attracting talented nurses to healthcare institutions. Developing talents indicates helping nurses improve their current skills and develop new skills they may need in the future. Moreover, retaining talents indicates the practices carried out to prevent the talented nurse from leaving the institution. Nurse managers play a vital role in the management of talent in nursing. Nurse managers can increase nurses’ satisfaction and prevent them from leaving the institution by enabling them to work in areas suiting their talents and helping them improve their talents. This review explains the concept of talent management that brings a new perspective to nurse workforce management, and it presents the studies on talent management in nursing and discusses the role of nurse managers.