Volume 18, Issue 3 (8-2014)                   hmj 2014, 18(3): 260-266 | Back to browse issues page


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Mastaneh Z, Mouseli L, Zamani M, Boromand E, . Dadipoor S, Beizaei F, et al . Investigation of nursing job satisfaction in University hospitals affiliated to Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences. hmj. 2014; 18 (3) :260-266
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Introduction: Today, health system is challenging with decreased or lack of nursing job satisfaction. Lack of nursing satisfaction that are major human resources of health, can lead to decrease quality of services, desertion, and work absence by nurses. Current study reviewed the nursing job satisfaction in teaching hospitals affiliated to Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences. Methods: In descriptive-analytical study, 250 nurses selected from 14 clinical departments of 3 university hospitals by simple random sampling. Data gathered by WHO’s standard questionnaire of satisfaction that included demographic data and 36 questions about professional, communication and cooperative, managerial, and financial benefits and facilities dimensions. Data was analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics, using SPSS Software. Results: Nursing job satisfaction was 3.18±0.54 in moderate level. Average satisfaction of nursing from studied dimensions were respectively communication and cooperation 3.42±0.6, professional 3.35±0.6, managerial 2.63±0.83, and financial benefits and facilities 2.34±0.76. The relationship of individual dimensions with job satisfaction were respectively professional (r=0.94), managerial (r=0.79), communication and cooperative (r=0.78), and financial benefits and facilities (r=0.63). Conclusion: Rate of nursing job satisfaction was moderate. The results of this study, showed that explaining the related dimensions on job satisfaction, can help hospitals’ managers to manage better each of them by mechanisms such as reducing the professional stressful factors, improving the managerial methods, and justifing the payment system.

Keywords: Nurses – Job Satisfaction – Hospital - Hormozgan
Citation: Mastaneh Z, Mouseli L, Zamani M, Boromand F, Dadipoor S, Beizaei F, Pishkari R, Nazari M. Investigation of nursing job satisfaction in University hospitals affiliated to Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences. Hormozgan Medical Journal 2014;18(3):260-266.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/07/23 | Accepted: 2014/07/23 | Published: 2014/07/23

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