Affecting Factors of New Nurse's Intention to Retention in Hospitals

신규간호사의 재직의도 영향요인

  • Received : 2017.10.11
  • Accepted : 2017.11.22
  • Published : 2017.12.31


Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate relationship among intention to retention, role conflicts, psychosocial job conditions and job satisfaction of new nurses, and identify affecting factors for intention to retention. Methods: Data were collected from 136 new nurses who were graduated at 2016 and working now in general hospitals by self-reported questionnaire. The relationship among variables were analyzed with Pearson's coefficient correlation and affecting factors for intention to retention were identified by using multiple linear regression analysis. Results: The mean score of intention to retention was $2.63{\pm}0.28$. Intention to retention was significantly different by the working ward, hope period for work, and reason for retention. Intention to retention had positive relationships with work organization and job contents, and job satisfaction, but negative relationships with frequency of role conflict, demands at work. Job satisfaction and meaning of work identified as influencing factors inn intention to retention. Conclusion: It is needed a positive hospital environment to improve adaptation in clinical nursing practice and to emphasize professionalism including value of nursing and meaning of nurses' work for new nurses.


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