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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44821

Job Satisfaction among Nursing Professionals of Selected Hospitals: Prospective Study

Krishna Shankar Ukirde, Dr.SarojSingh, Dr.Pratibha Chandekar

Abstract

Background: Nursing professionals are key health workers to render comprehensive patient care. Multiple factors are responsible for job satisfaction among nurses to work in different health sectors viz. government, non-government and semi-government hospitals. Objectives: The study objectives were (1) to identify job satisfaction levels among nursing professionals of selected hospitals in Mumbai. (2) to find out the association of job satisfaction with demographic variables among nursing professionals of selected hospitals in Mumbai. Methodology: The research method adopted for the present study is the quantitative approach. The researcher adopted the descriptive exploratory research design among nursing professionals of selected hospitals viz. government, non-government and semi-government hospitals in Mumbai. Sampling technique used by researcher was non-probability convenient sampling technique. The total sample size for this study was 500 nursing professionals. Data collected by using Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire to identify job satisfaction among nursing professionals. Participant’s responses was calculated and expressed as frequency and percentage. Association of job satisfaction with demographic variables was analyzed by using chi-square. Results: The results showed that nursing professionals shows job satisfaction of that maximum = 92 (Mean=64.56, SD=12.79). According to the level of job satisfaction among nursing professionals, where the majority of 50% respondents neither satisfied nor dissatisfied followed by 20.40% were satisfied, 15.60% were dissatisfied, 8% very dissatisfied and 6% were very satisfied. The finding reveals that the calculation of chi-square value there has been significant association between age (21.07), gender (21.07), education (120.36), and working department (26.65) and hospital type (33.22) chi square values were more than the table values at the level of 0.05, hence it is interpreted as these demographic variables has a significant association with the Job satisfaction among nursing professionals and experience in years (18.95) the chi square values less than the table values at the level of 0.05 did not demonstrate the association between the job satisfaction among nursing professionals. Therefore, the null hypothesis is rejected and the alternative hypothesis accepts.

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Job satisfaction, Nursing professionals, Selected Hospitals

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