Assessment of factors influencing job satisfaction among health care providers, federal police referral hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Abstract Background: Job satisfaction is an important component of healthcare workers life that impacts patient safety, productivity and performance, quality of care, retention and turnover, commitment to the organization and the profession. Objective: The main objective of this study was to determine the level of job satisfaction and associated factors among health providers at police referral hospital. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from August to September 2015. The study covered 296 health professionals of all categories working in the hospital during the study period. Data was collected using pre-tested self-administered questionnaire. After data was collected, it was entered into a computer and analyzed using SPSS version 21.0 statistical software. Multivariable logistic regression with 95% CI at P ≤ 0.05 was used to determine factors associated to job satisfaction. Result: The result shows that 65.1% of health workers were dissatisfied with their job. The major predicators of job satisfaction were opportunity to develop time pressure and staff relation. Managers and policy makers should give due consideration to improve health workers job satisfaction to achieve health goals of the country [Ethiop. J. Health Dev. 2015; 29(2):119-126]

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2016-08-03

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Tadese, T., Mohamed, A., & Mengistie, A. (2016). Assessment of factors influencing job satisfaction among health care providers, federal police referral hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 29(2), PDF. Retrieved from https://ejhd.org/index.php/ejhd/article/view/151