Explanation of the Effective Factors of Job Leave from Nurses' Point of View: a qualitative study
Arefi Seddighe1, Sarkhosh Samane2, Raoofi Samira2*
1. Ph.D. Student in Health Education and Health Promotion, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Medical Science, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
2. MSc, Department of Health Services Management, School of Medical Management and Information, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background & Objectives: Nurses as the most important human resource in health care organizations, play an important role in providing health care and the quality of health services. Since nurses’ job quit can directly and directly affect health organizations, this study aimed at identifying nurses’ point of view about effective factors on job quit.
Methods: This qualitative phenomenological study was conducted in 2018. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews with 18 nurses of one of the private hospitals in Tehran who had left their work environment. Data were analyzed using content analysis and MAXQDA-18.1 software.
Results: Factors affecting job quit were identified in 4 main codes and 13 sub codes. Main codes included: organizational factors, financial and economic factors, individual and family factors and factors related to the workplace.
Conclusion: Implementing productivity law in the private sector, long-term contracts with staff, improving financial regulations of private hospitals and effectively overseeing their implementation, paying more attention to providing job benefits and motivating can lead to greater mental and occupational safety, decrease of occupational burnout, feeling good in the workplace, and ultimately, it can reduce job quit of nurses at private sector.
Keywords: Turnover Quitting, Nurses, Private Hospital, qualitative study
Citation: Arefi S, Sarkhosh S, Raoofi S. Explanation of the Effective Factors of Job Leave from Nurses' Point of View: a qualitative study. Journal of Health Based Research 2019; 5(1): 13-28. [In Persian]