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Azad M, Jafari M, Kamran A, Savadpoor M, Nasiri K. The Effect of Health Reform Plan on Job Satisfaction among Nurses in Governmental Hospitals at Ardebil and Khalkhal Cities. IEJM. 2019; 8 (1) :6-11
URL: http://iejm.hums.ac.ir/article-1-163-en.html
Medical- surgical Department, Medical Sciences Khalkhal Faculty, Khalkhal University of Medical Sciences, Khalkhal, Iran.
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Background: Nurses are one of the main members of the health and treatment team; therefore, attention to job satisfaction is an important factor affecting the quality of health services provided by them. In recent years, improving healthcare has been one of the main concerns of staff in this area. This study aimed to investigate the effect of the health reform plan (HRP) on job satisfaction of nurses working in public hospitals at Ardebil and Khalkhal cities. Materials and Methods: This descriptive-analytic study was conducted on the 380 nurses who worked in public hospitals of Ardebil and Khalkhal cities, in 2017. Job satisfaction was assessed via Whiskey and Chrome occupational satisfaction, and researcher-made questionnaires on the effect of change design on nurses' satisfaction. Data were analyzed using SPSS software.
Results: The findings of this study showed that the mean total score of nurses' satisfaction was 22.14±6.75. Also, the mean total score of satisfaction of the HRP was 22.14±6.75. The moderate satisfaction of the HRP among nurses was 35.62%. Also, HRP could not change job satisfaction in 51.84% of nurses. Conclusion:  The findings of this study indicate that nurses' job satisfaction was moderate and that the implementation of HRP has not been able to improve their satisfaction.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/01/13 | Accepted: 2019/03/17 | Published: 2019/06/15

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