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Title : Assessment the level of Job Satisfaction among Nurses working in Psychiatric and General Wards at Teaching Hospitals in Baghdad City: Comparative Study

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Job satisfaction either is evaluative statement for pleasure or unpleased toward individual items or events. As a significant measure of the nursing contribution to patient care quality, nurse job satisfaction. The purpose of this study was to identify the level of job satisfaction among nurses working in psychiatric and general wards at Teaching Hospitals in Baghdad city, and to compare between the level of job satisfaction among nurses working in psychiatric and general wards. A descriptive study, comparative design was carried out to Detect the level of job satisfaction among nurses working in psychiatric and general wards at Teaching Hospitals in Baghdad city. The study had started from 13the Januarys, 2021 to march,2022. A convenient (non-probability) sample was selected for this study. The sample of the study was (140) nurses, in psychiatric and general wards. The tool of the research was questionnaire that the first component contains socio-demographic characteristics of nurses and second part includes job satisfaction scale. The distribution of Study Sample according to their level of job satisfaction among nurses working in psychiatric and general wards, which of 54.3% (n=38) show high level of job satisfaction at general wards, while at psychiatric wards, they show moderate level of job satisfaction which of 52.9% (n=37). The present study concluded that the nurses working at general wards are more satisfied with their job than those working in psychiatric ward are. The recommended for this study are Regular follow up and measuring the nurses' job satisfaction by hospital managers through checklist among nurses working at general and psychiatric wards to determine the factors that prevent their satisfaction.

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