Integrated approach to the working experience of non-regular outpatient nurse

비정규직 외래간호사의 근무경험에 대한 융합적 접근

  • Lee, Hye Jin (Department of Nursing, Seoul Women's College of Nursing) ;
  • Lee, Do Young (Department of Nursing, Ansan University)
  • Received : 2016.04.15
  • Accepted : 2016.05.30
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The goal of this thesis is to have a subjective and general insight to the working experience of non-regular outpatient nurses working in general hospital to understand them. As for the study subjects, 7 non-regular outpatient nurses working in general hospital with rich working experience were randomly selected, and they were analyzed by Colaizzi's phenomenological qualitative research method which drew out 4 categories and 8 subcategories. As the result, non-regular outpatient nurses, due to its distinct characteristics of employment as contract worker, felt satisfaction in working environment on the surface, but found out there were reversed emotion in feeling dissatisfaction for the compensation or development. The results mentioned above will provide useful data in understanding the essence of working experience of non-regular outpatient nurses, and expect these results will be the supporting grounds to have interests and access to realistic problem that the non-regular outpatient nurses are facing.


  3. S. B. Ko, M. A. Son, J. O. Kong, C. G. Lee, S. J. Jang, B. S. Cha, "Job Characteristics and Psychosocial Distress of Atypical Workers," Korean Society of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 103-113, 2004.
  4. W. O. Kim, S. J. Moo, S. S. Han, “Contingent Nurses' Burnout and Influencing Factors,” J Korean Acad Nurse, Vol. 40, No. 6, pp. 882-891, 2010.
  5. S. J. Moon. "Comparison of Job Satisfaction, Commitment to Organization, Empowerment, Autonomy and Burnout between Regular and Non-Regular Nurses", Master-논문dissertation, Kyung Hee University. 2007.
  6. T. H. Kim, J. S. Gwon, J. W. Kim, "The Differences in Predictors of Job Involvement between Permanent and Contingent Workers," The Korean Academic Association of Business Administration, 43, pp. 507-527, 2004.
  8. S. S. Han, S. J. Moon, E. K. Yun, "Empowerment, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment: comparison of permanent and temporary nurses in Korea," Applied Nursing Research, vol. 22, No. 4, pp. e15-e20, 2009.
  9. O. J. Park, S. Y. Son, "In-between Job' Experience of Women Converted from Irregular Worker to Unlimited Worker : focused on Clerical and Sales Work," Korean Association of Women's Studies, vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 75-115, 2011.
  10. S. B. Shin, "Differences in The Job Stress and The Perception of Social Conflicts between Irregular and Regular Workers in Korea," Dankook Center for Dispute Resolution, vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 83-111, 2008.
  11. J. J. Jung, "Review of temporary workers at the issue from the perspective of labor rights," CHONBUK LAW JOURNAL, Vol. 2, pp. 161-173, 2011.
  12. S. Jung, "Hospital temporary worker issues: Low income, ease of lay off", The daily medi, 2008.
  13. P. Colaizzi, "Psychological Research as the Phenomenologist Views, Existential Phenomenological Alternatives for Psychology", New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.
  14. Y. S. Lincoln, & E. G. Guba, Naturalistic inquiry. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage, 1985
  15. H. J. Lee, "A Study on Quality of Ambulatory Nursing Service", Master dissertation, Ewha University. 2011.
  16. H. Y. Hwang, J. H. Park, J. S. Kim, I. S. Chen, M. S. Kim, K. O. Bae, M. S. Seo, W. J. Yang, M. Y. Jung, J. S. Chae, J. Y. Hong, “A Study on the Performance and the Importanceof Ambulatory Nursing Activities,” Journal of Korean academy of nursing administration, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 109-117, 2007.
  17. Y. H. Sung, J. S. Park, “Analysis of nursing activities in ambulatory units of secondary and tertiary hospitals,” Journal of Korean academy of nursing administration, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 5-18, 2003.
  18. T. H. Shore, G. C. THORNTON III, L. McFARLANE SHORE, “Distinctiveness of three work attitudes: Job involvement, organizational commitment, and career salience,” Psychological Reports, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 851-858, 1990.
  19. Y. M. Kim, S. A. Park, “A Study on the Turnover Intention and the Turnover Behavior of Nurses,” The Seoul Journal of Nursing, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 47-67, 1995.
  20. J. H. Kim, “Analysis of the Clinical Nurses' Organizational Commitment and Relating Variables,” Journal of Korean academy of nursing administration, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 125-139, 1996.
  22. K. J. June, H. J. Joo, Y. M. Kim, “Occupational Health Nurses' Role Experiences,” Korean Journal of Occupational Health Nursing, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 250-260, 2011.
  23. I. O. Moon, M. H. Lee, "The Difference in medical and nursing service satisfaction between internal and external customers," Journal of Korean academy of nursing administration, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 151-167, 2002
  24. H. I. Park, K. H. Lee, “The effects of Social Intelligence and Burnout on Turnover Intention in Nurses : An exploratory study,” Journal of Digital Convergence, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 325-336, 2016.
  25. J. Y. Kim, “The Selection of the Medical Institutions by Motivation of Medical Service Utilization,” Journal of Digital Convergence, Vol. 13, No. 11, pp. 217-230, 2015.
  26. M. J. Lee, J. S. Han, Y. M. Jang, “Convergence Study of The Effects of Nurses' Perceived Nursing Organization Culture and on Their Customer Orientation,” Journal of Digital Convergence, Vol. 13, No. 11, pp. 303-311, 2015.