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Job Satisfaction among Nurses Working at Selected Tertiary Care Hospitals

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 1006-1012

Keywords : Job; Satisfaction; Nurse’s Tertiary Care; Hospitals;

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The primary aim of the study was to assess job satisfaction among nurses working at tertiary care hospital. job dissatisfaction is increasingly large disorder among nurses job dissatisfaction has a cost for individual in term of health, wellbeing and for organization in term of absenteeism and turnover which indirectly affect quality of patient care. Methodology -A descriptive research design was adapted and Exploratory approach used to assess job satisfaction among nurses . study was conducted on 100 staff nurses seleced by convenient sampling technique. Modified Minnesota job satisfaction scale was to assess job satisfaction.It was self reporting questionnaire and generally requires 15-30 minutes to solve questionnaire. Findings-Majority of nurses were highly satisfied in their job with respect to all job reinforcing factor except independence and compensation where they have reported only average satisfaction. Conclusion - Nurses in selected tertiary care hospital are highly satisfied in their job with respect to almost all job reinforcing factor namely Ability utilization, Achievement, Activity, Advancement, Authority, Hospital policy, Co-workers, Creativity, Security, Social service, Social status, Moral value, Recognition, Responsibility, Supervision, Variety, Working condition.

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