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Job Satisfaction among Nurses Working at Primary Health Center in Ras Al Khaimah, United States Emirates


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1 AlQassimi Women’s and Childrens hospital Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2 RAK College of Nursing, RAK Medical & Health Science University, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
     

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A descriptive study was undertaken to explore the job satisfaction level among nurses and the factors associated,among public health nurses working in RAK, UAE. A quantitative research approach has been used .The data was collected using four sections of questionnaire-demographic variable, measures of job satisfaction, extrinsic and intrinsic factors. The data was analyzed using descriptive (mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (Pearson correlation). The intrinsic factors associated with the nurse’s satisfaction were regular promotions (0.45,95%),professional autonomy and advancement opportunities. Intrinsic factors associated with decrease in job satisfaction were work load, disruption in social life. Extrinsic factor that cause job satisfaction is group cohesion, respect from the management and regular feedback (0.52, 95%), However not being paid fairly was the major reason for dissatisfaction. The finding of the research may help the policy makers and practice leaders to set plans and policies for retention and increase in nurse’s job satisfaction.

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Nurses Job Satisfaction, Shortage of Nurses, Turnover, Intrinsic Factors, Extrinsic Factors.
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Sameera suleiman
AlQassimi Women’s and Childrens hospital Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Shukri Adam
RAK College of Nursing, RAK Medical & Health Science University, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Abstract


A descriptive study was undertaken to explore the job satisfaction level among nurses and the factors associated,among public health nurses working in RAK, UAE. A quantitative research approach has been used .The data was collected using four sections of questionnaire-demographic variable, measures of job satisfaction, extrinsic and intrinsic factors. The data was analyzed using descriptive (mean and standard deviation) and inferential statistics (Pearson correlation). The intrinsic factors associated with the nurse’s satisfaction were regular promotions (0.45,95%),professional autonomy and advancement opportunities. Intrinsic factors associated with decrease in job satisfaction were work load, disruption in social life. Extrinsic factor that cause job satisfaction is group cohesion, respect from the management and regular feedback (0.52, 95%), However not being paid fairly was the major reason for dissatisfaction. The finding of the research may help the policy makers and practice leaders to set plans and policies for retention and increase in nurse’s job satisfaction.

Keywords


Nurses Job Satisfaction, Shortage of Nurses, Turnover, Intrinsic Factors, Extrinsic Factors.

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