Title Slaugytojų, dirbančių operacinėse, pasitenkinimo darbu įvertinimas
Translation of Title Evaluation of job satisfaction of operating room nurses
Authors Pociutė, Ligita
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Pages 62
Keywords [eng] Job satisfaction ; operating nurse ; nursing profession
Abstract [eng] Introduction: Operating room nurses’ job satisfaction in Lithuanian health care institutions is little examined area. Nursing shortage becomes a global problem in almost all European countries including Lithuania. Much broader market perspectives have opened for nurses as Lithuania joined the European Union. Objective: To evaluate operating room nurses’ job satisfaction. Specific aims: To investigate operating room nurses’ job satisfaction, to determine factors that cause job satisfaction and to make recommendations to increase job satisfaction. Methods: Single-step anonymous questionnaire survey for operating room nurses. The statistical analysis performed using SPSS 17.0 program. MS Excel 2007 was used for graphical depiction of the test results. Results: Most of the operating room nurses are satisfied with their job (82.9%) and more than two-thirds (70.7%) of respondents would choose nursing career again. The majority (78.9%) of operating room nurses are satisfied with the work schedule. Two-thirds satisfied with the quality of operating room management (69.9%), salary (69.2%), workload (66.7%), opportunity of training and qualification improvement (66.7%). More than a half of operating nurses (60.2%) are satisfied with teamwork and organization of work in operating room (51.2%). Only a little bit more than a third of respondents (38.2%) are satisfied with doctors’ attitude towards operating room nurses and relationship among employee (37.4%). Higher salary (63.4%), good teamwork (18.9%) and treating nurse as a member of teamwork (12.0%) are the encouraging factors for operating room nurses to work better. Conclusions: Most of the operating nurses are satisfied with their job (82.9%), work schedule, workload, quality of operating room management and opportunity for training and improvement. Higher salary, good teamwork and treating nurse as a member of teamwork are the encouraging factors for operating room nurses for better work. Recommendations: Quality of service provided by operating room nurses could be achieved encouraging teamwork collaboration, increasing prestige of the nursing, encouraging nurses for training and gaining higher education, improving salary system.
Published eLABa – Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library
Type Master‘s Thesis
Language Lithuanian
Publication date 2011