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Jahani F, Farazi A, Rafiei M, Jadidi R, Anbari Z. Job satisfaction and its related factors among hospital staff in Arak in 2009. J Arak Uni Med Sci 2010; 13 (1) :32-39
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Background: Job satisfaction is regarded as an individual's opinion of his or her job. Noticing the key role of hospital personnel in giving health services to patients, this study was designed to determine job satisfaction of hospital personnel in Arak. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out on 702 hospital personnel through simple sampling method. The means of gathering data were demographic and Herzberg's job satisfaction questionnaires. Job satisfaction was categorized in three levels. Results: Results in eight domains showed that most personnel's satisfaction of job environment (%75.2), relationship with co-workers (%49), salary and benefits(%75.1), job position(%60.5), job security (%64.6), supervision(%64),management policy(%59.2)and personal life relations (%65.7)were at average levels. Overall, %82.2 of the personnel had an average satisfaction with their jobs. The greatest level of satisfaction was with relationship with co-workers and the lowest level of satisfaction was related to job difficulty benefits, establishment of justice and fairness, discrimination and lack of facilities. X2 statistical test revealed significant differences amolay sex, level of education, type of employment, type of job and work shift. Conclusion: Overall, Job satisfaction in this study was at an average level. Increasing salaries, job difficulty benefits, on time payment and providing welfare facilities are essential for the improvement of job satisfaction in this group.
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Received: 2009/08/18

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