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Nurses Job Satisfaction in Public Hospitals of South West Region of Ethiopia, 2014

Ayele S*

Journal Title:Ergonomics International Journal

There are no adequate research findings that address the issues of job satisfaction in developing countries including Ethiopia. We there for aimed to evaluate the level of job satisfaction and factors influencing it on nurses on South West Ethiopian public hospitals, southwestern Ethiopia. Institutional based census was employed from March to April, 2014 to conduct the study. Data were collected using closed ended questionnaire by using a modified version of the McCloskey/Mueller Satisfaction Scale. Bivariate and multivariable linear regressions were conducted to assess strength of association. Generally the mean job satisfaction score of nurses working in the South West Region Ethiopia was (67.43 ± 13.85). A third (33.5%) of them had low level job satisfaction. Some factors were identified to influence nurse’s job satisfaction in their job. Thirty three point five percent of the study participants had low level towards their job satisfaction. The dependent variable was predicted by professional commitment, workload, working unit, and mutual understanding at work predicted the outcome variable.