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A Study on Job Stress and the Health Status of ICU Nurses (중환자실 간호사의 직무스트레스와 건강상태에 관한 연구)

  • Park, Hyoung-Sook;Cho, Gyoo-Yeong;Gang, Eun-Hee
    • Journal of Korean Critical Care Nursing
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    • v.3 no.1
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    • pp.29-40
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    • 2010
  • Purpose: This study was to investigate Job Stress and the Health status of ICU Nurses. Methods: Data was accumulated from 230 ICU nurses serving at least more than one year in 500 bed order hospitals during the period of three months from June 1 to August 31, 2009. Results: The average job stress was $3.14{\pm}.59$ points, which was relatively high, The average health status was $1.52{\pm}.19$ points, There was significant difference according to religion and subjective health status in Job Stress, There was significant difference according to age, religion and subjective health status in Health Status, There was significant difference according to satisfaction of work, satisfaction of personal relations, impulse to give up duty and in service education in Job Stress, There was significant difference according to satisfaction of work. satisfaction of personal relations, and expectant nursing job in Health Status, There was significantly negative relationship between job stress and health status. Conclusion: Job stress has the most important impact on health status of ICU nurses, Based on the finding, we could conclude that job stress management of ICU nurses should be required to improve health status.

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The impact of job quality on health status and job satisfaction (직무의 질적 수준이 건강수준과 직무만족도에 미치는 영향)

  • Kim, Kishik;Rhee, Kyung Yong;Cho, Yunho
    • Journal of the Korea Safety Management & Science
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    • v.17 no.3
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    • pp.185-193
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    • 2015
  • There are so many definition of good work but generally job quality can be useful to analyze the good work. Good work may include some factors about health or working environment. This paper was planned to investigate the level of job quality in Korean employees. Especially comparison of health status between low an high job quality can be analyzed. Korean Working Conditions Survey was used. The various job characteristics were categorized into 6 component of job quality using factor analysis. Statistically mean difference test and cross-tabulation analysis were used to identify the difference of health status and distribution of the level of job quality. The result has shown the different distribution of the level of job quality by the economic sectors and occupations statistically significant. The positive cases of all of six components of job quality was 2.1% of Korean employees and the negative cases of all six components of job quality was 1.5%. The subjective general health status was correlated with job quality but work-related stress was negatively correlated with the level of job quality. This study was heuristic one, more depth analysis will be needed to identify the relationship and causation of job quality and health status.

Impact of Psychosocial Wellbeing Status and Self Leadership on the Job Satisfaction of Fire Officers (소방공무원의 사회심리적 건강수준과 셀프 리더십이 직무만족도에 미치는 영향)

  • Lee, Hyun-Ju;Park, Hyoung-Sook
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing
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    • v.25 no.2
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    • pp.89-98
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    • 2018
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of psychosocial wellbeing status and self leadership with job satisfaction of fire officers. The effects of these variables on job satisfaction were also examined. Methods: The study design was a descriptive, correlational design. For this study, data were collected from 189 fire officers in B metropolitan city, K and Y cities. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, one-way ANOVA, and multiple regression analysis with SPSS 21.0 program. Results: The results showed that job satisfaction had a significant correlation with psychosocial wellbeing status (r=-.38, p<.001) and self leadership (r=.26, p<.001). Psychosocial wellbeing status had a significant correlation with self leadership(r=-.47, p<.001). Multiple regression analysis for job satisfaction revealed that the most powerful predictor was psychosocial wellbeing status followed by self leadership. Pychosocial wellbeing status, self leadership, age, marital status and current job task career explained 25.0% of the variance in job satisfaction. Conclusion: Findings indicate that various factors are related to the job satisfaction of fire officers. Based on the results of this study, further development and application of programs to improve fire officers' job satisfaction are needed.

Job Satisfaction Comparison Between Gender and The Influencing Factors on Job Satisfaction (성별 근로자의 직업만족도와 관련요인)

  • Park, Eun-Ok
    • Korean Journal of Occupational Health Nursing
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    • v.10 no.2
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    • pp.131-141
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    • 2001
  • Purpose: This study were carried out to investigate the difference employment characteristics and job satisfactions by gender and to explore the influences of demographic status and employment characteristics on job satisfaction. Method: Social statistics survey data collected by Ministry of Statistics in 1998 were used for the secondary analysis in the study. Job satisfaction was measured by questionnaire which were consisted in 12 items such as task, promotion, placement, wage, benefits, future in the work, working environment, human relationship, working hours. Result: The results show that more than 50% of women were working as a part-time employees. Their education level were lower than men. Women workers were unmarried at higher percents than men. Men were showed more satisfaction significantly in their job than women. Men also had higher job satisfaction with work task, promotion, placement, and human relation. Women had shown higher job satisfaction with wage, working environment, and employer-employee relationship. Employment status had the most important factor on the job satisfaction. And, living status satisfaction, education, age, occupation, marital status, employment status and sex were significant for the job satisfaction. 33.34% of the variance in the job satisfaction were accounted for by these variables. Conclusion: The results of this study showed that there were difference of job satisfaction between gender and employment status was the most predictive factors on the job satisfaction. Women had more unstable employment status such as part-time, employment on probation, or family employer without wage than men. Stability of employment could be considered as a strategy for enhancing job satisfaction for women.

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The effects of job stress and emotional labor on Perceptive health status of dental hygienist's (치과위생사의 직무스트레스, 감정노동이 지각된 건강상태에 미치는 영향)

  • Lee, Myung Sun;Lim, Hee-Jung
    • The Journal of Korean Society for School & Community Health Education
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    • v.20 no.3
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    • pp.43-52
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    • 2019
  • Objectives: This study aims to understand the effects of job stress and emotional labor on perceptive health status of dental hygienist's. And provide basic data by for establishing the plan for the effective management of job stress and emotional labor and the promotion of health. Methods: Self-evaluation questionnaires were surveyed for 441 dental hygienist's who agreed to participate in the survey, using questionnaires used in the preceding study were modified and complemented. We analyzed the data with frequency analysis, descriptive statistics, t-test, chi-square test와 ANOVA, Spearman correlation coefficient by using IBM SPSS Statistics 21.0 (IBM Co., Armonk, NY, USA). The significance level for significance was set at 0.05. Results: health status were job stress, emotional labor significant negative correlation. The factors having significant effects on health problem were physical health status, the job culture of job stress, lack of job autonomy, organizational instability, and workplace culture. In addition, social health status was affected by emotional expressionism, relationship conflict, organizational instability, organizational system, and workplace culture. Conclusion: Recognizing the importance of the management of job stress and emotional labor in the working environment to dental clinic and hospital managers and managerial dental hygienists, a dental hygienist health promotion intervention program is needed to mitigate and cope with job stress and emotional labor.

Relationship between Job Stress Contents, Psychosocial Factors and Mental Health Status among University Hospital Nurses in Korea (대학병원 간호사의 직무 스트레스 및 사회심리적 요인과 정신건강과의 관련성)

  • Yoon, Hyun-Suk;Cho, Young-Chae
    • Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health
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    • v.40 no.5
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    • pp.351-362
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    • 2007
  • Objectives: The present study was intended to assess the mental health of nurses working for university hospitals and to establish which factors determine their mental health. Methods: Self-administered questionnaires were given to 1,486 nurses employed in six participating hospitals located in Daejeon City and Chungnam Province between July 1 st and August 31st, 2006. The questionnaire items included sociodemographic, job-related, and psychosocial factors, with job stress factors (JCQ) as independent variables and indices of mental health status (PWI, SDS and MFS) as dependent variables. For statistical analysis, the Chi-square test was used for categorical variables, with hierarchical multiple regression used for determining the factors effecting mental health. The influence of psychosocial and job-related factors on mental health status was assessed by covariance structure analysis. The statistical significance was set at p<0.05. Results: The factors influencing mental health status among subject nurses included sociodemographic characteristics such as age, number of hours of sleep, number of hours of leisure, and subjective health status; job-related characteristics such as status, job satisfaction, job suitability, stresses such as demands of the job, autonomy, and coworker support; and psychosocial factors such as self-esteem, locus of control and type A behavior patterns. Psychosocial factors had the greatest impact on mental health. Covariance structure analysis determined that psychosocial factors affected job stress levels and mental health status, and that the lower job stress levels were associated with better mental health. Conclusions: Based on the study results, improvement of mental health status among nurses requires the development and application of programs to manage job stress factors and/or psychosocial factors as well as sociodemographic and job-related characteristics.

Job Stress and Health Status of Circulation Enterprise Workers (일 유통업체 근로자의 직무스트레스와 건강상태)

  • Han, Young-Ran;Park, Hyun-Ju;Yoon, Hee-Sang
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing
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    • v.19 no.4
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    • pp.622-635
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    • 2008
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to measure the level of job stress and health status and find out factors affecting the health status among circulation enterprise workers. Method: This study was a cross-sectional descriptive study. The subjects were 128 workers whose mean age was 33.2 years. Korean occupational stress questionnaire Short Form was used to measure job stress. Todai Heath Index that was made by Aoki in 1977 and translated by Kim(1997) was used to measure the health status. Results: The total job stress scores of men and woman fell in the lower 50% of Korean workers. Job autonomy and interpersonal conflicts as a subcategories fell in upper level 50% in both men and women and job insecurity fell in the upper level 50% in women. The mean score of health status was 51.47, indicating slightly higher frequency of complains of health symptoms. There was no significant correlation between total job stress and total health status. Finally, factors influencing the health status were organizational system and age. Conclusion: Based on the results of this study, it is necessary to develop comprehensive stress management programs including interventions of personal and organizational levels for promoting workers' health.

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The Effect of Workers' Human Resource Development and Recognition of Job Performance Level on their Job Satisfaction (근로자의 인적자원개발과 직무수준인지가 직무만족도에 미치는 영향)

  • Hong, Sung-Hee;Kwak, In-Suk
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.12 no.2
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    • pp.73-93
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    • 2008
  • The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of workers' human resource development and their recognition of human resource on-the-job satisfaction. A sample of 4,727 workers that was selected from Korea Labor Panel Data was analyzed by t-test and multiple regression, and was tested by causal effects among related variables. The major findings were as follows: First, the workers' recognition of their job performance level vs. educational attainment was affected by their annual income, job status, educational attainment, gender, and experiences of human resource development. Second, the workers' job satisfaction was affected by gender, age, educational attainment, health status, job status, annual income, experiences of human resource development, recognition of their job performance level vs. educational attainment, and recognition for their job availability. Third, the factors that had a causal effect on workers' job satisfaction were educational attainment, gender, age, health status, annual income, and experiences of human resource development. Above all, workers' educational attainment had a strong direct effect on job satisfaction, and annual income had a strong indirect effect on it. From these findings, it can be concluded that workers' effort and trial for development and investment of human resource played an important role in increasing job satisfaction.

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Organizational Commitment and Job characteristics of Hospital Foodservice Employees (병원급식 종사자의 조직헌신성 분석)

  • Kim, Hye-Jin
    • Journal of the Korean Dietetic Association
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    • v.2 no.1
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    • pp.49-61
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    • 1996
  • For the purpose of disclosing the relationship between job characteristics and satisfaction and organizational commitment for foodservice employees, questionnaire survey was carried out on 427 subjects of 14 general hospitals in Seoul, Korea. Questionnaire items consisted of general characteristics, organizational commitment, job satisfaction and characteristics. Data were analyzed by ANOVA, Duncan's multiple range test and Pearson correlation using SPSS PC package. The results were as follows 1. Mean score of value commitment and commitment to stay were 3.57 and 3.67. 2. There were significant differences between value commitment and age, marital status department, period and management, and between commitment to stay and experience and management. 3. Mean score of job satisfaction was the highest in co-workers(3.37) and work itself (3.37) and followed by in supervision(3.25), wage(2.43) and promotion(2.01). There were significant differences between job satisfaction for work itself and age, educational status and job department and management, between job satisfaction for wage and position, department, period and management, between job satisfaction for supervision and age, educational status and department, between job satisfaction for promotion and age, marital status, position, period, and management, between job satisfaction for co-workers and sex and educational status. 4. Mean score of job characteristics was the highest in dealing with others(4.13) and followed by in feedback(3.51), autonomy(3.29), task identify(3.07), variety(2.71) and friendship(2.47). 5. Job satisfaction for work itself, supervision and co-workers were significantly increased with increasing value commitment. Job satisfaction for work itself, supervision were significantly increased with increasing commitment to stay. Job satisfaction for promotion had negative correlation with organizational commitment in all job position. 6. Value commitment had significantly positive correlations with variety, autonomy, identity, feedback and dealing with others, and significantly negative correlation with friendship. Commitment to stay had significantly positive correlations with dealing with others, and significantly negative correlations with friendship. In all job position organizational commitment had significantly negative correlations with friendship.

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Questionnaire Study of Job Stress and Job Satisfaction of Oriental Medical Doctors (한의사의 직무스트레스와 직업만족도에 관한 설문지 연구)

  • Yun, Jong-Min
    • Journal of Physiology & Pathology in Korean Medicine
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    • v.24 no.5
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    • pp.877-882
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    • 2010
  • This study was designed to investigate job stress, job satisfaction and related factors of oriental medical doctors. The survey used administered questionnaire, was conducted from June 10 to June 30, 2010 in Jeonbuk province. Questionnaire was composed of general characteristics, socioeconomic status perception, job stress scale and job satisfaction scale. Job stress was related to sex, age, marriage, working form, working time, clinical career. Job satisfaction was related to age. Working time, working form and self-status perception influenced job stress. Self-status perception influenced job satisfaction. Especially, it was supposed that working time was most important factor to job stress.