Awad Mohamed Elkhadir, Ikhlas O. Saeed
Abstract: Objectives. Detection of job satisfaction (JS) among Radiographic Technologist (RT) in Sudan and to explore the most common causes of dissatisfaction. Study of JS is essential to identify the current situation of employee to ensure that a job done well. It is very important to know causes of job dissatisfaction to avoid it. The purpose of this study was to evaluate how satisfied RTs in different radiology departments are with respect to their work and to determine what the most causes of dissatisfaction in Sudan. Materials and Methods. Unstructured interviews with qualified practitioners was undertaken across different centres in Sudan. A brief cross-sectional survey was done to a total of one hundred and thirty nine RTs. Males was 63.3 percentage while the percentage of females was 36.7 %. Results. 63.3 % of the study sample was satisfied with work and low income 5.8 %, bad environment/lack of radiation protection 10.0 % and Job description 5.0 % considered are the most common causes of dissatisfaction. Conclusions. Although the study sample satisfied with their work, low income, bad environment/lack of radiation protection and Job description were the main reasons of dissatisfaction.
Keywords: Low income, job satisfaction, Radiographic Technologist, bad environment, radiation protection