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Mogharrab M, Madarshahian F, AliAbadi N, Rezaee N, Mohamadi A. Investigating job satisfaction among nurses in teaching hospitals of Birjand in 2004. J Birjand Univ Med Sci.. 2005; 12 (3 and 4) :9-15
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1- Instructor, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Birjand University of Medical Sciences. Birjand, Iran , mogh1344@yahoo.com
2- Instructor, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Birjand University of Medical Sciences. Birjand, Iran
3- B.S of Nursing; Vali-e-Asr Hospital, Birjand University of Medical Sciences. Birjand, Iran
Abstract:   (13801 Views)
Background and Aim: Nurses with motive, high job satisfaction and commitment will utilize their ability and professional aptitude for higher productivity and quality of cares delivered to patients and community. Therefore, the present study was aimed to determine nurse’s job satisfaction in two teaching hospitals of
Birjand University of Medical Sciences.
Materials and Method: This study is a descriptive-analysis of 190 nurses working in the two hospitals; Valiye-e-Asr and ImamReza. The cases were selected by randomize systematic sampling. Data collecting tool was a two parts questionnaire. The first part included personal demographic data and the second part
was on evaluation of job satisfaction by using Job Descriptive Index and Herzberg theory questionnaire. Job satisfaction in 5 nursing domains was ranked by Likert three-point scale and the total score were analyzed by descriptive statistical methods such as Chi square using SPSS software with significant level at P≤0.05.
Results: Most of nurses were female aged 25- 29 years with B.Sc. degree, married with less than 5 years of service having private house, permanent employment and alternating working shift in internal (18.9%) and surgical (19.5%) wards. Most of them (62.1%) had overtime works. Nurses’ job satisfaction in order of low, moderate and high on different views was as follows: supervision; 41.6%, 46.8%, 11.6%; physical environment of the wards; 58.9%, 34.2% and 6.9%; teaching; 48.9%, 46.9%, and 4.2% and welfare-culture; 71.1%, 25.3% and 3.7%. Totally, 58.9% of nurses had low, 37.9% moderate and 3.2% had high satisfaction with their job. There was a significant relationship between the job satisfaction and the variables of age (P=0.0158), education (P=0.0165), kind of employment (P=0.0169) working place (P=0.002).
Conclusion: Job satisfaction is associated with wage, supervision, facilities and condition of the work environment and promotion. It is thus necessary for the managers and authorities of nursing to pay more attention to nurses in providing grounds their academic education as well as utilizing permanent employment
for young nurses of the hospitals
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2006/09/6 | Accepted: 2016/03/10 | Published: 2016/03/10

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