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A Comparative Study on the Job Stress, Burnout and Nursing Performance of Nurses in Comprehensive Nursing Care Service Wards and Nurses in General Wards
Korean J Stress Res 2019;27:46-52
Published online March 31, 2019
© 2019 Korean Society of Stress Medicine.

Youn Sil Kim1 , Jung Ae Park1 , Eun Koung Seo2

1Department of Nursing, Doowon Technical University, Anseong,
2Department of Nursing, Goodmorning Hospital, Pyeongtaek, Korea
Correspondence to: Jung Ae Park Department of Nursing, Doowon Technical University, 51 Gwaneumdang-gil, Juksan-myeon, Anseong 17529, Korea Tel: +82-31-8056-7315 Fax: +82-31-8056-7269 E-mail: haru0314@doowon.ac.kr
Received November 1, 2018; Revised February 11, 2019; Accepted February 11, 2019.
Articles published in stress are open-access, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0), which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract

Background:

The purpose of this study was to compare job stress, burnout and nursing performance between nurses who work in comprehensive nursing care service wards and general wards. In addition we identified a correlation among job stress, burnout and nursing performance.

Methods:

The participants were 80 nurses (comprehensive nursing care service ward: 40, general wards: 40) and the data were collected using structured questionnaires to assess job stress, burnout and nursing performance.

Results:

There was no significant difference in general characteristics between comprehensive nursing care service wards nurses and general ward nurses. Comprehensive nursing care service wards nurses were statistically significantly higher in job stress and burnout than general ward nurses. While there was no difference in nursing performance. There was a positive correlation between job stress and burnout in comprehensive nursing care service wards.

Conclusions:

In order to establish a comprehensive nursing care service system with high patient satisfaction, it is necessary to study strategies to solve job stress and burnout of nurses and to improve job satisfaction and nursing performance.

Keywords : Comprehensive nursing care service, Job stress, Burnout, Nursing performance


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