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Relationship between job satisfaction and burnout among prehospital emergency staff
Habib Shareinia , Raziyeh Khalilian , Tahereh Bloochi Beydokhti , Hamid Javadi , Mahdi Hosseini
MSc of Nursing, Faculty member of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, , Birjand university of medical sciences, Birjand, Iran
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Introduction: Emergency medical services (EMS) staff are the first health personnel who experiencing stressful situations and this is resulting to burnout that is one of the key factors of
reduction in performance.
Aim: The aim of this study was assessing relationship between job satisfaction and burnout among prehospital emergency staff.
Method: In this cross-sectional study, which was done during 2015. With census method (100) pre-hospital emergency staff who worked in urban and road bases Gonabad city were examined. Job satisfaction and burnout respectively with questionnaires JDI (Job descriptive index) and Maslach Burnout were assessed. Data analyzed by SPSS20 software using statistical analytical (Pearson, ANOVA and t- test) tests.
Results: The mean score burnout (18.14±7.54) and job satisfaction (2.93±0.70) was that the greatest satisfaction for people to communicate with colleagues (3.53 ± 0.88) and the lowest satisfaction was related to the salaries and benefits (2.08 ± 0.75). The mean score emotional exhaustion was (24/53 ± 11/22), depersonalization (11.60±4.92), and personal accomplishment (19.29±6.48). Emational exhavstion and personality depersonalztion were in moderate level and personal accom plishment was in hight level. According to Pearson statistical test, there was a significant and inverse relationship between job satisfaction with emotional exhaustion (P = 0.0001) and personality depersonalization (P= 0.04). However, there was no significant statistical relationship between job satisfaction and personal accomplishment (P= 0.36).
Conclusion: Health care policy makers would be decreased emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and personal accomplishment for emergency medical services (EMS) staff by increasing salary and benefits in their job, that it would be increased their job satisfaction respectively.
Keywords: burnout, emergency medical services (EMS), job satisfaction, prehospital emergency
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/09/22 | Accepted: 2017/11/25 | Published: 2017/11/25
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