Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction of Nurses in Public Hospitals

Nurses play a crucial and important role in hospitals . Job satisfaction among any profession helps the individuals to perform better. In profes sion of nursing, job satisfaction has supreme importance, as they will perform better which ultimately af fect the condition of patients. The study aim s to examine satisfaction of job ( i.e. salary, working hours and work environment ) among nurses working in public hospitals [from abstract]

Career Intentions Of Final Year Medical Students in Uganda After Graduating: The Burden of Brain Drain

Uganda has severe shortage of human resources for health despite the heavy disease burden. The country has one of the highest fertility, and population growth rates in the world and is in dire need of trained health workers. The aim of the study was to determine the career intentions of the final year medical students to leave the county and health field after graduating and the associated factors. [from abstract]

Nurses’ Work Motivation: Essence and Associations

The purpose of this study was to describe and explain hospital nurses’ work motivati on and the factors associated with it. The study was performed between 2009 and 2014. [from abstract]

African Female Physicians and Nurses in the Global Care Chain: Qualitative Explorations from Five Destination Countries

Migration of health professionals is an important policy issue for both source and destination countries around the world. The majority of migrant care workers in industrialized countries today are women. However, the dimension of mobility of highly skilled females from countries of the global south has been almost entirely neglected for many years. This paper explores the experiences of high-skilled female African migrant health-workers (MHW) utilising the framework of Global Care Chain (GCC) research. [from abstract]

Motivation and Satisfaction Among Community Health Workers in Morogoro Region, Tanzania: Nuanced Needs and Varied Ambitions

In 2012, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW), Tanzania, approved national guidelines and training materials for community health workers (CHWs) in integrated maternal, newborn and child health (Integrated MNCH), with CHWs trained and deployed across five districts of Morogoro Region soon after. To inform future scale up, this study assessed motivation and satisfaction among these CHWs. [from abstract]

Improving Benchmarks for Key Health Service Delivery Areas: Evaluation of Demonstration Sites Interventions

The main objective of the evaluation was to conduct a review of the support given by the Capacity Kenya Project at the selected demonstration sites and their contribution to the health worker productivity and/or retention. [from introduction]

Career Plans of Primary Care Midwives in the Netherlands and Their Intentions to Leave the Current Job

In labour market policy and planning, it is important to understand the motivations of people to
continue in their current job or to seek other employment. Over the last decade, besides the increasingly medical
approach to pregnancy and childbirth and decreasing home births, there were additional dramatic changes and
pressures on primary care midwives and midwifery care. Therefore, it is important to re-evaluate the career plans
of primary care midwives and their intentions to leave their current job. [from abstract]

Incentives for non-physician health professionals to work in the rural and remote areas of Mozambique—a discrete choice experiment for eliciting job preferences

Successfully motivating and retaining health workers is critical for the effective performance of health systems. In Mozambique, a shortage of health care professionals and low levels of staff motivation in rural and remote areas pose challenges to the provision of equitable health care delivery.

Potential Impact of Devolution on Motivation and Job Satisfaction of Healthcare Workers in Kenya: Lessons from Early Implementation in Kenya and Experiences of other Sub-Saharan African Countries

Kenya’s healthcare devolution was introduced to enhance the quality of care, user satisfaction, equity, and efficiency in service delivery. However, it has since been facing plethora of challenges mostly because healthcare workers (HCWs), who play a significant role in achieving health objectives, were neglected during implementation. This dissertation tries to identify the potential impact of devolution on motivation and satisfaction of HCWs in a politicised Kenyan context. [from abstract]

Women Doctors and their Careers in a Large University Hospital in Spain at the Beginning of the 21st Century

The aim of this article was to compare the advance of women with that of men and determine the differences between hierarchical status and professional recognition achieved by women in medicine. Methods A retrospective study was carried out in the Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Spain, of the period from 1996 to 2008. [from abstract]

Work-related Mental Consequences: Implications of Burnout on Mental Health Status Among Health Care Providers

Burnout can create problems in every aspect of individual’s’ human life. It may have an adverse effect on interpersonal and family relations and can lead to a general negative attitude towards life. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether burnout is associated with the mental health status of health care providers. [from abstract]

The Consequences of Burnout Syndrome among Healthcare Professionals in Spain and Spanish Speaking Latin American Countries

The goal of this paper is to identify the frequency and intensity of the perception of adverse professional consequences and their association with burnout syndrome and occupational variables. [from abstract]

The Factors that Attract Healthcare Professionals to and Retain Them in Rural Areas in South Africa

Attracting healthcare professionals (HCPs) to rural areas and retaining them there remains a challenge. Current retention strategies focus on the factors that cause people to leave rural areas, but these strategies continue to fail to retain HCPs in these areas, and the situation in which there is a lack of quality and inadequacy of the type of health services is perpetuated. The literature describes factors that attract healthcare workers to work in rural areas, and this study contributes to a deeper understanding of this. [from abstract]

Factors Associated to Job Satisfaction Among Health Care Workers at Public Hospitals of West Shoa Zone, Orom ia Regional State, Ethiopia: A Cross Sectional Study

The main aim of this study is to assess job satisfaction and associated factors among healt
h workers at public hospitals in west Shoa zone of Oromia Region. [from abstract]

Conceptualizing the Impacts of Dual Practice on the Retention of Public Sector Specialists - Evidence from South Africa

‘Dual practice’, or multiple job holding, generally involves public sector-based health workers taking additional work in the private sector. There has been little conceptual or empirical development of the relationship between dual practice and retention. This article helps begin to fill this gap, drawing on empirical evidence from a qualitative
study focusing on South African specialists. [from abstract]

Wage-Setting in the Hospital Sector

This paper examines wage setting mechanisms for health workers in hospitals across eight different OECD countries. It describes similarities and differences and how fixed or fluid these approaches have been in recent years through health system reforms, labour market dynamics and economic pressures. [from abstract]

Evaluation du Programme d'appui à la Médicalisation des Aires de Santé Rurales au Mali

L’évaluation avait pour but d’apprécier la pertinence, l’efficacité et la viabilité de ce programme de médicalisation, notamment des stratégies développées pour attirer et maintenir les médecins dans les zones rurales. [from resource]

Factors That Influence the Retention of Rural Health Workers in the Hospitals Within Siaya County

The objective of the study was to investigate the factors that influence retention of rural health workers in hospitals in Siaya County, Kenya. [Adapted from resource]

ASHP Guidelines on the Recruitment, Selection, and Retention of Pharmacy Personnel

These guidelines are intended to assist pharmacy managers in the recruitment, selection, and retention of qualified employees. The pharmacy manager working in an organized health care system will usually have to work with the system’s human resources department and within the framework of the specific recruitment, selection, and hiring policies of the organization. [from introduction]

Using Evidence for Human Resources for Health Decision-Making: An Example from Uganda on Health Workforce Recruitment and Retention

This technical brief offers six recommendations to help national stakeholders transform evidence into policy decisions and subsequent action. Using an example from Uganda, the authors illustrate how the development and sharing of evidence can support decision-making for change in health workforce recruitment and retention policies, toward the aim of improving access to high-quality health care for the population. [from introduction]

Rwanda's Evolving Community Health Worker System: A Qualitative Assessment of Client and Provider Perspectives

Community health workers (CHWs) can play important roles in primary health care delivery, particularly in settings of health workforce shortages. However, little is known about CHWs’ perceptions of barriers and motivations, as well as those of the beneficiaries of CHWs.[from abstract]

Changes in Transformational Leadership and Empirical Quality Outcomes in a Finnish Hospital over a Two-Year Period: A Longitudinal Study

This paper describes the changes in transformational leadership and quality outcomes that occurred between 2008 and 2011 in a Finnish university hospital that is aiming to meet the Magnet standards. [from abstract]

Factors Affecting Job Motivation Among Health Workers: A Study From Iran

Human resources are the most vital resource of any organizations which determine how other
resources are used to accomplish organizational goals. This research aimed to identity factors affecting health
workers’ motivation in Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (SBUMS). [from abstract]

Intent to Stay in the Nursing Profession and Associated Factors Among Nurses Working in Amhara Regional State Referral Hospitals, Ethiopia

Nurses are essential to the health care delivery system especially to meet the health related millennium development goals. However, despite the significant shortage of nurses in Ethiopia, research in the country regarding nurses’ intent to stay in their profession is lacking. This study assessed intent to stay in the nursing profession and associated factors among nurses working in referral hospitals, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia. [from abstract]

The Impact of Team Building on Communication and Job Satisfaction of Nursing Staff

A series of team-building activities were conducted on a medical-surgical unit and their impact on staff’s communication and job satisfaction was examined. Forty-four unit personnel participated in the interventions. Staff communication and job satisfaction were measured before and after the intervention. The findings linked team-building activities with improved staff communication and job satisfaction. [from abstract]

The Organizational Culture of a Brazilian Public Hospital

The objective of this research was to analyze the organizational culture of a Brazilian public hospital. It is a descriptive study with quantitative approach of data, developed in a public hospital of São Paulo State, Brazil. [from abstract]

Mobile health: Connecting Managers, Service Providers and Clients in Bombali District, Sierra Leone

The general objective of the study was to assess the effect of integrating mobile communication strategies, as part of existing health service packages, on maternal and newborn health (MNH) service utilization in one health district, Bombali, in Sierra Leone. [from executive summary]

Improving Health Care: The Results and Legacy of the USAID Health Care Improvement Project

This report is not just a summary of a USAID-funded project: It is an extensively-documented milestone for global efforts to improve health in lower- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Increasingly, the central strategy for global health efforts to save lives focuses on selected, high impact interventions. Organizations have
supported these interventions chiefly by providing the required resources, such as training, drugs, and technical
assistance. But in order to implement any kind of service, the health system uses standardized processes for both
clinical and non-clinical activities.

Evidence and Prospects of Shortage and Mobility of Medical Doctors: A Literature Survey

This paper focuses on the shortage in health workforce, its causes and its consequences.[from introduction]

‘Your Health Our Concern, Our Health Whose Concern?’: Perceptions of Injustice in Organizational Relationships and Processes and Frontline Health Worker Motivation in Ghana

Taking a perspective of frontline health workers as internal clients within health systems, this study explored how perceived injustice in policy and organizational matters influence frontline health worker motivation and the consequent effect on workers’ attitudes and performance in delivering maternal and neonatal health care in public hospitals. [from abstract]