Factors Influencing the Turnover Intention in Long-Term Care Hospital Care Workers

요양병원 요양보호사 이직의도와 관련변인

  • Received : 2014.09.02
  • Accepted : 2015.01.20
  • Published : 2015.01.28


Purpose: This study was to explore the turnover intention and related factors of long-term care for hospital care workers. Methods: Data were collected from 150 health care workers by structured questionnaires in three different hospitals at K metropolitan city, Korea. Data was analyzed by using PASW (SPSS) 18.0 program with t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient, and multiple regressions. Results: study shown a negative correlation between turnover intention and self-esteem (r=.24. p=.004), job satisfaction (r=.50, p<.001), organizational commitment (r=59, p<.001), and social support (r=.32, p<.001). Variables of study such as turnover experience, job satisfaction and organizational commitment were revealed 40% of variance in turnover intention. Conclusion: study results suggested that, development program is needed which improve the hospital worker's job satisfaction, organizational commitment and reduces turnover intention for long-term hospital care.


Self-esteem;Job satisfaction;Organizational commitment;Turnover intention;Care workers


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