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Hamidi Y, Vakilian M, Roshanaei G, Makvandi Z, Atogara M, Bayat F. Correlation of Nurses’ Quality of Working Life and Job Satisfaction in Teaching Hospitals of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences. Avicenna J Nurs Midwifery care. 2019; 27 (1) :64-72
URL: http://nmj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-1894-en.html
1- Associate Professor, Department of Health Management and Economics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- PhD in Health Care Management, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
3- Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Modeling Noncommunicable ِDisease Research Center, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran , gh.roshanaei@umsha.ac.ir
4- PhD Student in Health Education & Promotion, School of Public Health, Esfahan University of Medical Sciences, Esfahan, Iran
5- PhD Student in Health Education & Promotion, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
6- MSc, Department of Public Health Education and Promotion, Faculty of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
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Introduction: Nurses are considered as the major part of the human resources of the health system. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between quality of working life and job satisfaction of nurses in teaching hospitals of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences.
Methods: The study is descriptive-analytic. A total of 269 nurses from Hamadan hospitals were randomly selected. The collection tools were two job satisfaction questionnaires and quality of working life with a Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of 94.9 and 81 respectively. Data were analyzed by SPSS21 using t-test, ANOVA and Chi-square test.
Results: Findings showed that there is a significant relationship between quality of working life and job satisfaction (P<0.05). The results also showed that there is a meaningful relationship between the job satisfaction from the perspective of salaries and benefits (P<0.05), job promotion. But there are no significant relationships with other dimensions such as, the nature of the work, supervisor, and relationships with colleague and job promotion. There was a significant relationship between working life and job satisfaction (P=0.001).
Conclusion: The results indicated that there is a significant and stable relationship between job satisfaction and quality of working life of nurses in the studied population. Therefore, the attention of policymakers, health system planners and hospital managers to the key needs of nurses, such as increasing salaries and benefits, job security, job promotion and fair evaluation can play an important role in increasing job satisfaction and improving the quality of working life of nurses.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2018/06/19 | Accepted: 2018/09/8 | Published: 2019/03/27

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