Characteristics of Multiple Job Holders in Long-term Care

TitleCharacteristics of Multiple Job Holders in Long-term Care
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2022
AuthorsBates, T, Spetz, J, Wagner, LM
Date Published02/2022
InstitutionUCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care
CitySan Francisco
Keywordshealth care workers, licensed practical and vocational nurses (LPNs), long-term care, multiple jobs, nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (NPHH), personal care aides (PCAs), registered nurses (RNs), secondary employment

Multiple job holding is a difficult phenomenon to measure. It is plausible that patient care workers employed in long-term care settings are more likely than average to engage in alternative work arrangements such as informal home health care services providers. Beyond the challenges posed by a viral pandemic, employment in LTC remains at a competitive disadvantage with other health care settings and many other sectors of employment generally.