Iraqi Journal of Medical Sciences








Vol. 11 Issue 4 October - December / 2013
Published on website | Date : 2016-03-29 12:04:10

JOB SATISFACTION AMONG AL-KADHIMIYA TEACHING HOSPITAL’S MEDICAL DOCTORS

Taha N. Sadeq, Amal S. Khudair


Abstract

Background:Physicians have a crucial role in health service delivery and therefore their job satisfaction may lead to improved quality in patient care and may cut down costs of care by reducing patient stay in the hospital.
Objectives:To determine the level of job satisfaction among medical doctors who work at Al-Kadhimiya Teaching Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq.
Methods: Cross sectional study was conducted at Al-Kadhimiya Teaching Hospital. The research questionnaires distribution time was from January 9th 2013- March 30th 2013.
Results:Three hundred and twenty seven medical doctors participated in this study. Age mean was (35.8±8 years). Only (12.5%) of the participating medical doctors were satisfied with their job.
Conclusion:The majority of medical doctors were not satisfied with their job at Al Kadhimiya Teaching Hospital.
Key words:Job satisfaction, Teaching hospital, medical doctors.


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