The Effect of Job Stress and Job Satisfaction on Professional Self-Concept in Nurses

간호사의 직무스트레스와 직무만족이 전문직 자아개념에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2017.07.04
  • Accepted : 2017.09.20
  • Published : 2017.09.28


This study was to investigate the effect of job stress and job satisfaction on professional self-concept in nurses. A questionnaire was completed by 196 general hospital employed nurses from October to November 2016. The study instruments comprised professional job stress and job satisfaction, professional self-concept. The data were analyzed by descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficients, and multiple linear regression using SPSS/WIN 21.0 program. Professional self-concept was closely related to age(F=4.356, p=.014), marital status(t=4.345, p<.001), education(F=33.411, p<.001). The significant factors influencing professional self-concept were job stress(${\beta}=-0.456$, p<.001), job satisfaction(${\beta}=0.409$, p<.001), education(${\beta}=0.106$, p=.019), and with the explanation power of 67.1%. It is necessary to prepare early identification and resolution of factors related to job stress, and this will help to enhance the professional self concept as well as job satisfaction.


Nurses;General hospital;Job stress;Job satisfaction;Professional self-concept


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