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Title: Job satisfaction among Nurses in a Hospital
Authors: Shrestha, G K
Singh, B
Citation: ShresthaG. K., & SinghB. (2011). Job satisfaction among Nurses in a Hospital. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council.
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Nepal Health Research Council
Keywords: Experiences
Job satisfaction
Level of education
Series/Report no.: Oct, 2010;231
Abstract: Abstract Background: Nursing is one of the stressful jobs in health sector. The level of job satisfaction in the profession remains a matter of concern. This study means to explore the job satisfaction among the nurses of Dhulikhel Hospital. Methods: A Descriptive cross sectional study design was conducted in Dhulikhel Hospital; a community based Hospital of Kathmandu University from January to December 2009. All the nursing staffs that consented to the study filled up a standard questionnaire. Results: A total of 85 nurses completed the study. The mean age of the respondents’ was 23. 80.6% of the nursing staffs were satisfied. “Being considered a resource of health†provided highest sense of satisfaction, while “Lack of opportunities for further education and training†provided lowest sense of satisfaction. Conclusions: Majority of the nurses were satisfied with their present condition of work. Since job satisfaction is a dynamic process, the result may not be static or consistence. Working environment and employees expectations should receive attention.
Description: Original Article
ISSN: Print ISSN: 1727-5482; Online ISSN: 1999-6217
Appears in Collections:Vol 8 No 2 Issue 17 October 2010

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