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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023
Job Satisfaction among the Nursing Staff
I Delos Flora1
Abstract: Background and Purposes: At present situation, majority of the health service organizations are facing acute shortage of qualified and experienced nurses. Recent prevalence has shown that 55.2% of nurses have job dissatisfaction in clinical settings which affects the quality of their job. Job satisfaction is a great concern among nurses. Satisfied employees tend to be more productive, creative, and committed to their employers and recent studies have shown a direct correlation between staff satisfaction and patient satisfaction in a health care organization. This study is done to assess the job satisfaction and the factors affecting it, among the Nursing staff of selected tertiary hospital of western Maharashtra. Methodology: A descriptive cross - sectional design and survey approach was used for the study. A sample size of sixty was taken for the study, data was collected using a structured questionnaire and a structured interview technique. The study was conducted over a period of 02 weeks and the subjects were aged between 22 to 50 years fulfilling inclusion criteria and belonging to a selected urban community. The structured questionnaire consisted of ten criteria collecting information on job satisfactory level of nurses. The data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Most nurses, 47.5%, were satisfied with their job, 44.5% of nurses are dissatisfied with their present job status, and 8.5% of nurses are neutral with various aspects of job satisfaction measured. Nurses were satisfied with patient interaction, safety and security provided by the institution. Most nurses are dissatisfied with praise and recognition, self, and professional growth.
Keywords: Assess, job satisfaction, Bed side Nurses, working environment
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,
Pages: 1316 - 1318