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Background and purpose: almost all over the country, nurses make up the largest part of human resources in the health system. Lack of nurses, busy schedules and high rates of dropping out in this profession is a global problem. Lack of job satisfaction is an effective factor in dropping out of the nursing profession. This research is carried out by the intention of determining nurses' job satisfaction and effective factors.

Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional research is carried out in spring 1398 in Sarab city. 100 employed nurses in different sections of Imam Khomeini educational-medical hospital in Sarab were selected randomly and studied. Standard research questionnaires were used to gather necessary information. SPSS application version 24 was used for analyzing data.

Findings: Nurses mentioned low side benefits (4.27), getting law rewards (4.25), law salary and payment method (4.24), high workload (4.20) and officials not appreciating them (3.36) as the main factors in job satisfaction. Job satisfaction was moderate and the major satisfaction was because of communication with colleagues and having a friendly relationship with colleagues.

Conclusion: Addressing the problems related to job satisfaction is of high value to increase the efficiency of the organization and it is necessary to establish plans to improve their job satisfaction.

Keywords: Job satisfaction, effective factors, nurses

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/10/9 | Accepted: 2018/11/4 | Published: 2018/12/16

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