Nil Kucuk and Mualla Yilmaz
Istanbul University, Turkey
Mersin University, Turkey
Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Nurs Care
This study which is descriptive in nature aims assessment of the relationship between professional self concept and job satisfaction levels of nurses who work in psychiatry clinics. The research sample was 103 nurses who works in university hospitals and outpatient psychiatry clinics constitute from the 7 geographical region├ó┬?┬?s designated provinces. The study was conducted between December 2014 to November 2015 in Turkey. The data were collected through 3 forms: Information formwhich aims to identify the participants├ó┬?┬? sociodemographic and professional features, professional self-concept scale for nurses and Minnesota job satisfaction scale. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistical methods: mean, standard deviation, frequency and percentage distribution as well as student-t test and ANOVA in the comparison of the quantitative data. For comparisons between groups Bonferroni tests from multiple comparisons tests (post-hoc) and to investigate the relationship between test and scales correlation analysis was applied. Of all the nurses working in the psychiatry clinics, 96.1% were female, 67.0% were married, 57.3% had bachelor├ó┬?┬?s degree and 72.8% working as a clinical nurse and the mean age was 36.9├?┬▒7.57. The professional self-concept scale total scores of psychiatric nurses in that they have high professional self-perception, when higher levels of job satisfaction were examined but were found to be low in the medium. There was a poor relationship between the professional self-concept and the job satisfaction levels of the nurses working in psychiatry clinics.
Nil Küçük had worked in the Child Infection Clinic of Mersin University Medical Faculty Hospital (2012-2014) and Research Assistant at the Istanbul Bilim University (2014-2015). She is currently working as a Research Assistant in the Istanbul University Florence Nightingale Nursing Faculty, Departman of Nursing Education. She graduated from the Psychiatry Nursing Master Programme of Mersin University Institute of Health Sciences in January 2016 and has been awarded the tittle of Specialist Nurse.
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