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Registered Nurses Profile (including Nurse Practitioners), Saskatchewan, 2016

General RN Statistics

Number (%)
RN supply 10,713 (—)
RN workforce 10,459 (—)
NP supply 206 (—)
NP workforce 192 (—)

RN Supply

Number (%)
Inflow 978 (9.1)
Renewal 9,735 (90.9)
Outflow 674 (6.5)

Demographic Profile of RN Supply in Canada

Number (%)
Average Age Years 43.5 (—)
Sex Female 9,997 (93.3)
Male 716 (6.7)
Highest Education in Nursing Discipline Diploma 3,544 (33.1)
Baccalaureate 6,645 (62.0)
Master's / Doctorate 524 (4.9)

Profile of RNs Working in Canada

Number (%)
Employment Status Full Time 6,181 (59.1)
Part Time 2,799 (26.8)
Casual 1,479 (14.1)
Unknown 0 (—)
Place of Work Hospital 6,080 (60.0)
Community Health Agency 1,868 (18.4)
Nursing Home / LTC Facility 985 (9.7)
Other Place of Work 1,201 (11.9)
Position Staff Nurse 8,131 (80.2)
Manager 550 (5.4)
Other Positions 1,454 (14.3)
Area of Responsibility Direct Care 9,340 (92.2)
Administration 269 (2.7)
Education 493 (4.9)
Research 33 (0.3)
Direct Care Area of Responsibility Medicine / Surgery 2,012 (21.5)
Psychiatry / Mental Health 228 (2.4)
Paediatrics 348 (3.7)
Maternity / Newborn 655 (7.0)
Geriatrics / Long-term Care 1,063 (11.4)
Critical Care 776 (8.3)
Community Health 399 (4.3)
Ambulatory Care 144 (1.5)
Home Care 662 (7.1)
Occupational Health 99 (1.1)
Operating Room / Recovery Room 481 (5.1)
Emergency Care 726 (7.8)
Several Clinical Areas 532 (5.7)
Oncology 255 (2.7)
Rehabilitation 75 (0.8)
Public Health 433 (4.6)
Telehealth 31 (0.3)
Other Direct Care 421 (4.5)

Notes
– Data is not applicable or does not exist.

For Place of Work, Hospital includes data from hospital (general, maternal, pediatric, psychiatric), mental health centre and rehabilitation/convalescent centre. Community health includes data from community health centre, home care agency, nursing station (outpost or clinic), public health department/unit and physician’s office/family practice unit. Nursing home/LTC includes data from nursing home/long-term care facility. Other place of work includes data from business/industry/occupational health office, private nursing agency/private duty, self-employed, educational institution, association/government and other place of work.

For Position, Staff Nurse includes RN staff nurse/community health nurse. Manager includes chief nursing officer/chief executive officer, director/assistant director and manager/assistant manager. Other positions includes instructor/professor/educator, researcher, consultant, clinical specialist, nurse midwife, nurse practitioner and other position.

For Area of Responsibility, Direct Care includes data from medical/surgical, psychiatric/mental health, pediatric, maternal/newborn, geriatric/long-term care, critical care, community health, ambulatory care, home care, occupational health, operating room, emergency room, nursing in several clinical areas, oncology, rehabilitation, public health, telehealth and other patient care. Administration includes data from nursing services, nursing education and other administration. Education includes data from teaching students, teaching employees, teaching patients/clients and other education. Research includes data from nursing research and other research.

For more information regarding collection and comparability of data, refer to the Regulated Nurses, 2016: Methodology Guide on CIHI’s website: www.cihi.ca.

Source
Health Workforce Database, Canadian Institute for Health Information.