Job satisfaction in nurses working in Bandar Abbas hospitals, 2003.


Simin Soudagar 1 , *

1 Department of Nursing, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

How to Cite: Soudagar S. Job satisfaction in nurses working in Bandar Abbas hospitals, 2003., Hormozgan Med J. 2005 ; 8(4):e90764.


Hormozgan Medical Journal: 8 (4); e90764
Published Online: December 20, 2004
Article Type: Research Article
Received: September 05, 2004
Accepted: December 20, 2004


Introduction: Nurses constitute the largest and most important community in
hospitals-the main centers providing health services which have a leading role in
the health of society. Job satisfaction is one of the most effective factors on
quality of health services provided by nurses. The present study aimed at
assessing job satisfaction of nurses in Hormozgan University hospitals.
Methods: In this cross-sectional descriptive study, 200 nurses working in Bandar
Abbas hospital were randomly selected. Measuring instrument was a
questionnaire to evaluate the job satisfaction and relevant affecting factors. SPSS
was utilized to analyze the data.
Results: The results indicate that 3.5% of nurses were completely satisfied 5.5%
of them were satisfied, 34% were not satisfied and 27% of the nurses were
completely dissatisfied. Also this study indicates that there is a significant relation
between job satisfaction and age, marriage status, number of children, level of
education, work experience, position, ward and monthly income (p<0.05).
Conclusion: There are many factors that affect job satisfaction in nurses. It
seems that health system managers should pay much more attention to nurses’
problems to solve them.



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