:: Volume 6, Issue 2 (7-2017) ::
Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery 2017, __VOLUME_4_(_3_ISSUE__): 59-68 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between job burnout and job performance of clinical nurses in Shiraz Shahid Rajaei hospital (thruma) in 2016
Mohammadali Hosseini , Naser Sedghi Goyaghaj , Abolfazl Alamadarloo , Mehdi Farzadmehr , Abdollah Mousavi
University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, I.R. Iran , alamdarloo.abolfazl@yahoo.com
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Background and aims: Nursing is one the critical job in society and nurses pass an important part of their life in close relation with people and patients and optimal job operation guarantees health and improving many patients and people of society. So, identifying the effective factors on performance of nurses and trying to promote and improve them is so important. This study has been aimed to determine the interrelationship of job burnout and job performance of clinical nurses.

Methods: The current study is interrelation study type which is performed by sectional method and the research society is all the nurses of Shiraz Shahid Rajaei hospital. 150 persons of the nurses were entered to the study by method of head counting and according to the criterions of entry. In order to collect data, three questioners of Demographic characteristics, Maslach Burnout Inventory and Paterson Job Performance were used. Validity and reliability (0.90) and (0.84) of the two tools were confirmed in the similar studies in the country. The data were analyzed by SPSS statistical software and by using statistical independent T-test and Pearson’s correlation coefficient.

Results: The findings show the frequency and intensity of job burnout respectively, with average of 21.37±1.55, 22.3±0.29 and job performance of nurses with average of 45.86±7.15. The results of Pearson’s correlation coefficient show that there is a negative and significant relation between job burnout and job performance of nurses (r=-0.52, P≤0.001).

Conclusion: The results of this study show that there is a negatively significant and direct relationship between job burnout and job performance of nurses and as high rate of job burnout can lead to a reduction in job performance. So, it is recommended to improve their job performance and increase the patients’ satisfaction and finally enhance nursing care by adjusting the causes of job burnout.

Keywords: Job burnout, Job performance, Nurses, Absence in job.
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/06/11 | Accepted: 2017/02/7 | Published: 2017/07/4

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