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A Job Analysis of Acute Care Hospitals' Formal Caregiver

급성기병원 간병인의 직무분석

  • 권진 (김포대학교 보건행정과) ;
  • 양미숙 (아비스노인복지센터)
  • Received : 2013.09.16
  • Accepted : 2013.10.20
  • Published : 2013.10.28

Abstract

This study aims to improve caregiver's labor conditions, to provide a high-quality care service and to offer basic research information for developing a standardized job content of caregiver. The study establishes basic principles for a standardized job content with a literature review and then collects basic information of caregiver's task with an observation technique. The study based on the observation technique develops 11 job categories and 72 duty categories expected to do by the caregiver. The study examines acute care hospitals that provide joint care services in Seoul and Gyeonggi province. Sixty caregivers who work at these hospitals are carried out a survey regarding a specific task of caregiver, an importance of task and a frequency of task. Collected data is analyzed using statistical package SPSS 18.0, and descriptive statistics (frequency, percentage, average, standard deviation) is reported. An analysis of frequency is used to analyze target for research. From the collected information, tasks of caregiver are sorted into 10 job categories and 60 duty categories. As a result of the study, tasks of caregiver are sorted into 10 job categories and 68 duty categories based on the observations technique. One job category and four duty categories are added to the final survey based on an interview with professionals and officials in the field of care service but, one additional job category and four duty categories based on the interview are excepted from the result of the analysis. The interview with professionals and officials is nothing meaningful on the task analysis of caregiver.

Keywords

Caregiver;Job analysis;Care service;Standardized job content;Acute care hospitals

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 김포대학교