Correlation Between Professionalism, Job Satisfaction and Job Performance of the Physical Therapist

  • Park, Seung Kyu (Department of Physical Therapy, School of Public Health, Sehan University) ;
  • Heo, Jae Won (Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate School, Sehan University)
  • Received : 2015.01.08
  • Accepted : 2015.02.09
  • Published : 2015.02.25

Abstract

Purpose: This study was conducted in order to understand the correlation between professionalism, job satisfaction, and job performance of physical therapists Methods: Subjects included 148 physiotherapists. We conducted a questionnaire survey on professionalism, job satisfaction, and business performance. We then performed a correlation analysis. Results: The highest 'compliance of professional organization' in professionalism, the lowest 'vocation awareness of the profession'. In job satisfaction, the highest satisfaction was reported for 'supervisor', and the lowest satisfaction for 'duty'. Professionalism and job satisfaction/job satisfaction and job performance showed a clear positive correlation, and professionalism and job performance showed a weak positive correlation. Conclusion: The results of this study indicate that, in order to improve the job performance of the physical therapist, it is necessary to improve professionalism and job satisfaction. Physical therapists should improve their professionalism in order to improve job performance. In addition, research to improve job satisfaction and job performance of the physical therapist should be continued.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Sehan university

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