Assessment of Indices of Job Satisfaction among Nursing Staff in Calabar Metropolis of Cross River State

AKAH, LEVI U., Chukwurah, C. C., Ihejiamaizu, Christina C.


Abstract: This study investigated indices of job satisfaction among nursing staff in Calabar metropolis of Cross River State. Specifically, the relationship between remuneration availability of clinical equipment/facility, and manpower training/retraining on job satisfaction among nurses were undertaken. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data from 150 subjects for the study, drawn from 896 registered nurses from both the public and private sectors. The data generated were analyzed using Pearson Product Movement Correlation Coefficient Statistics. The result of the study revealed that remuneration, availability of clinical equipment/retraining have significant relationship with job satisfaction among nurses in Calabar metropolis. Based on the findings recommendations were proffered among which are: Remuneration of nurses in Calabar should be raised to compete with that of their counterparts globally; and provision of equipment and basic clinical supplies should be ensure in Public Medical Institutions especially in Calabar.Key words: Job satisfaction; Nursing staff; Remuneration; Manpower training; Manpower trainingRésumé: Cette étude enquête les indices de satisfaction au travail parmi le personnel infirmier dans la métropole de Calabar Etat de Cross River. Plus précisément, la relation entre la disponibilité de la rémunération des équipements cliniques / facilite, et la formation professionnelle / réformation sur la satisfaction du travail chez les infirmières ont été engages. Un questionnaire structuré a été utilisé pour recueillir des données auprès de 150 sujets de l'étude, élaboré à partir de 896 infirmières à la fois des secteurs public et privé. Les données obtenues ont été analysées à l'aide de Pearson Product Movement Correlation Coefficient Statistics. Le résultat de l'étude a révélé que la rémunération, la disponibilité des équipements cliniques / reinformation ont une relation significative avec la satisfaction du travail chez les infirmières de la métropole de Calabar. Sur la base des recommandations des conclusions ont été avancées parmi lesquelles sont: la rémunération des infirmières à Calabar devrait être porté à rivaliser avec celui de leurs homologues au niveau mondial, et la fourniture d'équipements et de cliniques de base devrait être assures dans les établissements médicaux publics et en particulier à Calabar. Mots clés: Satisfaction au travail; Le personnel infirmier; La remuneration; La formation professionnelle; Formation de la force humaine

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