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Journal of Korean Academy of Fundamentals of Nursing 2011;18(4): 547
임상간호사의 전문직 자아개념, 전문직 자율성, 자아존중감 및 직무만족 간의 관계
성미혜1, 김윤아2, 하명진3
1인제대학교 간호학과 건강과학연구소
The Relationships of Professional Self-Concept, Professional Autonomy and Self-esteem to Job Satisfaction of Clinical Nurses
Mi-Hae Sung1, Yoon-Ah Kim2, Myung-Jin Ha3
1Institute for Health Science Department of Nursing, Inje University
2Shinsegye Woman Hospital
3Busan Medical Center
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between professional self-concept, professional autonomy, self-esteem, and job satisfaction of clinical nurses.
Method: Data were collected from a convenience sample of 289 clinical nurses who worked in one of 4 hospitals located in B City. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficient, and multiple regression.
Results: There were significant differences in job satisfaction according to marital status, current position, shift pattern, and average income. There was a significant positive correlation between professional self-concept and professional autonomy, self-esteem and job satisfaction. Job satisfaction showed a significant positive correlation with professional autonomy and self-esteem. The significant factors influencing job satisfaction were professional self-concept, self-esteem and professional autonomy, which explained 29.5% of the variance in job satisfaction.
Conclusion: The results of this study indicate that the important role-related variables of professional self-concept, self-esteem and professional autonomy of clinical nurses are significantly related, and that as, professional self-concept is an important factor for job satisfaction of clinical nurses, strategies to increase professional self-concept need to be developed.
Key words: Nurse | Self-concept | Professional autonomy | Self-esteem | Job satisfaction
주요어: 전문직 자아개념 | 자율성 | 자아존중감 | 직무만족