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Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction of Nurses Working in Long-term Care Hospitals: Focused on Burnout and Burden for Caring Problematic Behaviors in Dementia
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Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction of Nurses Working in Long-term Care Hospitals: Focused on Burnout and Burden for Caring Problematic Behaviors in Dementia
Park, Ji Won; Choi, Eun Joung;
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This study was to investigate the factors influencing job satisfaction of nurses in long-term care hospitals focusing on burnout and burden. The participants were 206 nurses recruited from long-term care hospitals in B metropolitan city and C city. Data were collected from January to March, 2014 and analyzed using SPSS WIN 18.0 program. The frequency of experience was , which is 4~5 times per month and once or twice per week in the problematic behavior in dementia. The frequency of burden was , which means one nurse can solve the problematic behaviors in dementia. Burnout was , and job satisfaction was . Negative correlations were found between burden and job satisfaction (r=-.256, p=.003), and between burnout and job satisfaction (r=-.718, p<.001). A factor influencing job satisfaction was burnout (=-.735), which explained 57%. It is suggested that Intervention programs should be developed to reduce burnout and burden, and to increase job satisfaction for nurses.
Burnout;Dementia;Job satisfaction;Long-term care hospital;Nurse;
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