Job Satisfaction

Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction of Nurses in Public Hospitals

Nurses play a crucial and important role in hospitals . Job satisfaction among any profession helps the individuals to perform better. In profes sion of nursing, job satisfaction has supreme importance, as they will perform better which ultimately af fect the condition of patients. The study aim s to examine satisfaction of job ( i.e. salary, working hours and work environment ) among nurses working in public hospitals [from abstract]

African Female Physicians and Nurses in the Global Care Chain: Qualitative Explorations from Five Destination Countries

Migration of health professionals is an important policy issue for both source and destination countries around the world. The majority of migrant care workers in industrialized countries today are women. However, the dimension of mobility of highly skilled females from countries of the global south has been almost entirely neglected for many years. This paper explores the experiences of high-skilled female African migrant health-workers (MHW) utilising the framework of Global Care Chain (GCC) research. [from abstract]

Improving Benchmarks for Key Health Service Delivery Areas: Evaluation of Demonstration Sites Interventions

The main objective of the evaluation was to conduct a review of the support given by the Capacity Kenya Project at the selected demonstration sites and their contribution to the health worker productivity and/or retention. [from introduction]

Career Plans of Primary Care Midwives in the Netherlands and Their Intentions to Leave the Current Job

In labour market policy and planning, it is important to understand the motivations of people to
continue in their current job or to seek other employment. Over the last decade, besides the increasingly medical
approach to pregnancy and childbirth and decreasing home births, there were additional dramatic changes and
pressures on primary care midwives and midwifery care. Therefore, it is important to re-evaluate the career plans
of primary care midwives and their intentions to leave their current job. [from abstract]

Potential Impact of Devolution on Motivation and Job Satisfaction of Healthcare Workers in Kenya: Lessons from Early Implementation in Kenya and Experiences of other Sub-Saharan African Countries

Kenya’s healthcare devolution was introduced to enhance the quality of care, user satisfaction, equity, and efficiency in service delivery. However, it has since been facing plethora of challenges mostly because healthcare workers (HCWs), who play a significant role in achieving health objectives, were neglected during implementation. This dissertation tries to identify the potential impact of devolution on motivation and satisfaction of HCWs in a politicised Kenyan context. [from abstract]

Factors Associated to Job Satisfaction Among Health Care Workers at Public Hospitals of West Shoa Zone, Orom ia Regional State, Ethiopia: A Cross Sectional Study

The main aim of this study is to assess job satisfaction and associated factors among healt
h workers at public hospitals in west Shoa zone of Oromia Region. [from abstract]

Changes in Transformational Leadership and Empirical Quality Outcomes in a Finnish Hospital over a Two-Year Period: A Longitudinal Study

This paper describes the changes in transformational leadership and quality outcomes that occurred between 2008 and 2011 in a Finnish university hospital that is aiming to meet the Magnet standards. [from abstract]

Mobile health: Connecting Managers, Service Providers and Clients in Bombali District, Sierra Leone

The general objective of the study was to assess the effect of integrating mobile communication strategies, as part of existing health service packages, on maternal and newborn health (MNH) service utilization in one health district, Bombali, in Sierra Leone. [from executive summary]

Evidence and Prospects of Shortage and Mobility of Medical Doctors: A Literature Survey

This paper focuses on the shortage in health workforce, its causes and its consequences.[from introduction]

‘Your Health Our Concern, Our Health Whose Concern?’: Perceptions of Injustice in Organizational Relationships and Processes and Frontline Health Worker Motivation in Ghana

Taking a perspective of frontline health workers as internal clients within health systems, this study explored how perceived injustice in policy and organizational matters influence frontline health worker motivation and the consequent effect on workers’ attitudes and performance in delivering maternal and neonatal health care in public hospitals. [from abstract]

What Elements of the Work Environment Are Most Responsible For Health Worker Dissatisfaction in Rural Primary Care Clinics in Tanzania?

In countries with high maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality, reliable access to quality healthcare in rural areas is essential to save lives. Health workers who are satisfied with their jobs are more likely to remain in rural posts. Understanding what factors influence health workers’ satisfaction can help determine where resources should be focused. Although there is a growing body of research assessing health worker satisfaction in hospitals, less is known about health worker satisfaction in rural, primary health clinics.

Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction and Its Relationship on Career Development Among Nursing Staff within a Public Hospital in South Africa

South Africa has a dual health system, namely, the public health sector that includes government health institutions, serving mostly the lower income population and the private health sector that serves those who can afford care from their own income. The public sector is responsible for 82 percent of the population and only accounts for 40 percent of the government health expenditure. The purpose of this study was to evaluate job satisfaction levels among nursing staff within a public hospital in Southern Gauteng. [adapted from abstract]

The Effects of Health Worker Motivation and Job Satisfaction on Turnover Intention in Ghana: A Cross-Sectional Study

The study explored the effects of motivation and job satisfaction on turnover intention and how motivation and satisfaction can be improved by district health managers in order to increase retention of health workers. [from abstract]

HRM and its Effect on Employee, Organizational and Financial Outcomes in Health Care Organizations

One of the main goals of Human Resource Management (HRM) is to increase the performance of organizations. However, few studies have explicitly addressed the multidimensional character of performance and linked HR practices to various outcome dimensions. This study therefore adds to the literature by relating HR practices to three outcome dimensions: financial, organizational and employee (HR) outcomes. Furthermore, we will analyze how HR practices influence these outcome dimensions, focusing on the mediating role of job satisfaction. [from abstract]

Job Burnout, Mood State, and Cardiovascular Variable Changes of Doctors and Nurses in a Children's Hospital in China

This study examines mood and cardiovascular variables related to job stress and burnout in hospital personnel. [from abstract]

Nursing Churn and Turnover in Australian Hospitals: Nurses Perceptions and Suggestions for Supportive Strategies

This study aimed to reveal nurses’ experiences and perceptions of turnover in Australian hospitals and identify strategies to improve retention, performance and job satisfaction. [from abstract]

Nurses’ Perception of the Quality of Nursing Work Life and Related Priorities for Improvement in Ain shams University Specialized Hospital

This study aimed to assess nurses’ perception of the quality of nursing work life and related priorities for improvement in Ain shams university specialized hospital. [from abstract]

Should I stay or should I go? The Impact of Working Time and Wages on Retention in the Health Workforce

Inspired by the observation that providing care is based on the duration of practices, tasks and processes (issues of time) rather than exchange values (wages), this paper focuses on the influence of working-time characteristics and wages on an employee’s intention to stay. [from abstract]

Occupational Stress and Job Satisfaction among Nurses

This study assessed occupational stress and job satisfaction among nurses working in tertiary care hospitals and
to find out correlation between occupational stress and job satisfaction among nurses. [adapted from abstract]

What Makes Staff Consider Leaving the Health Service in Malawi?

This study aims to highlight these demotivating factors by exploring the critical aspects that influence [Mid-Level Providers’] intention to leave their jobs [from abstract]

For More Than Love or Money: Attitudes of Student and In-Service Health Workers Towards Rural Service in India

In India, there is a constant tug of war in national policy on “Which health worker is needed in rural areas?” and “Who can, realistically, be got there?” In this article, we try to inform this debate by juxtaposing perspectives of three cadres involved in primary care in India—allopathic, ayurvedic and nursing—on rural service. We also identify key incentives for improved rural retention of these cadres. [adapted from abstract]

Development of a Brief Instrument for Assessing Healthcare Employee Satisfaction in a Low-Income Setting

The authors sought to develop a healthcare employee satisfaction survey for use in hospitals and health centers throughout Ethiopia to improve retention of health care workers. [adapted from abstract]

Individual Skills Based Volunteerism and Life Satisfaction among Healthcare Volunteers in Malaysia: Role of Employer Encouragement, Self-Esteem and Job Performance, A Cross-Sectional Study

The purpose of this paper is to analyze two important outcomes of individual skills-based volunteerism, job performance and life satisfaction, among healthcare volunteers in Malaysia. [adapted from abstract]

Does Finnish Hospital Staff Job Satisfaction Vary across Occupational Groups?

The aim of this study was to evaluate job satisfaction of all staff working at a Finnish university hospital, identify differences in job satisfaction between staff groups, and explore the relationship between their self-evaluated quality of work and job satisfaction. [from abstract]

Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction and Retention of Medical Laboratory Professionals in Seven Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa

This article reports on a survey implemented in seven Sub-Saharan African countries developed to assess the factors responsible for job satisfaction and retention as a key component for tailoring specific interventions aiming at improving the overall impact of health programs. [adapted from abstract]

Developing a Tool to Measure Satisfaction among Health Professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa

Measurement of health workers’ satisfaction adapted to sub-Saharan African working conditions and cultures is a challenge. The objective of this study was to develop a valid and reliable instrument to measure satisfaction among health professionals in the sub-Saharan African context. [from abstract]

Comparing the Job Satisfaction and Intention to Leave of Different Categories of Health Workers in Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa

The objective of this study was to compare the job satisfaction and intention to leave of different categories of health workers in Tanzania, Malawi, and South Africa. The results caution against generalising about the effectiveness of interventions in different contexts and highlight the need for less standardised and more targeted HRH strategies than has been practised to date. [from abstract]

Job Satisfaction of Finnish Nursing Staff: The Development of a Job Satisfaction Scale and Survey Results

This paper describes the development of the Kuopio University Hospital Job Satisfaction Scale and the results of the survey. The scale was developed through a systematic literature review, and its validity and reliability were assessed using several psychometric properties including expert evaluation, a pilot survey, and exploratory factor analysis. [from abstract]

Job Satisfaction and Leaving Intentions of Slovak and Czech Nurses

The study aims to investigate the relationship between turnover intentions and job satisfaction among Czech and Slovak nurses and to determine how the related variables differ between the two groups. [from abstract]

Determinants of Moral Distress in Daily Nursing Practice: A Cross Sectional Correlational Questionnaire Survey

Moral distress is associated with job dissatisfaction, turnover and early retirement. The objective of this study was to identify individual and job characteristics associated with moral distress in nursing staff. [from abstract]