A Study of the Job Satisfaction of Clinical Nurses Related to Nurse Staffing

간호등급별 병원 간호사 직무만족 조사

  • 김종경 (서울대학교 대학원 간호대학) ;
  • 박성애 (서울대학교 간호대학)
  • Published : 2003.12.30

Abstract

Purpose : The objective of this research is to explore the job satisfaction of clinical nurses by the rank of nurse staffing in order to provide effective management for nurses. Method : The research has been conducted on three hundred twenty nurses working at tertiary eight hospitals which were from 2nd rank of nurse staffing to 5th. rank of nurse staffing in Seoul, from August 1 to September 30 of 2003, through survey. For the experimental tools, used Park-Yoon's job satisfaction for nurses(1992) which was modified Stamp's job satisfaction test(1978). The acquired data were analyzed through SPSS program using descriptive method, $x^2$-test, ANCOVA, and LSD. Results : Overall job satisfaction of nurses showed fairly high level of 3.17; in the order of high score, 3.84 for interaction, 3.00 for autonomy, 2.63 for administration. Analysis based of the rank of nurse staffing showed that hospitals of 2nd rank and 3rd. rank of nurse staffing which were higher ratio of patient vs nurse were more satisfied with nurses' job satisfaction than other nurses who were 4th. rank and 5th. rank of nurse staffing. Conclusion : The result of this study revealed that hospital which was higher the rank of nurse staffing was more influenced of nurses' job satisfaction and especially interaction, administration and autonomy which were sub-category of job satisfaction were different among the ranks of nurse staffing.