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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction Among Healthcare Professionals At Tilganga Eye Centre, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Nawaraj Chaulagain, Deepak Kumar Khadka



Index Terms:- Job Satisfaction, Healthcare Professionals, Influencing Factors, Eye Centre, Patient Care, Nepal.



Abstract:- Relationships have been reported between job satisfaction, productivity, absenteeism and turnover among healthcare employees across the world and as such, it affects employees' organizational commitment and quality of healthcare services. The aim of the study was to determine the factors influencing job satisfaction among healthcare professionals at Tilganga Eye Centre. The cross sectional data from self-administered questionnaires were conducted among 75 participants. The results showed 76% of healthcare professionals were satisfied with their current jobs in overall job satisfaction at Tilganga Eye Centre. No association was found in between socio-demographic characteristics and job satisfaction. Variables such as responsibility, opportunity to develop, staff relations and patient care were significantly influencing factors for job satisfaction. In health service sector, healthcare professionals are satisfied not only with financial benefits but also with satisfaction that they draw from taking care of patients relations.



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