The effect of job motivation on job engagement in intensive care nurses

Authors

  • Nukhet Bayer Lokman Hekim University Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing
  • Yasin Uzuntarla Gulhane Education and Research Hospital
  • Berna Aydogan Lokman Hekim Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Hemşirelikte Yönetim AD.
  • Nazli Buber Lokman Hekim Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Hemşirelikte Yönetim AD.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7554656

Keywords:

Job motivation, job commitment, nurse, intensive care, health management

Abstract

Aim: In this study, it was aimed to determine the job motivation and job engagement levels of nurses, to examine these variables according to sociodemographic characteristics, and to analyze the relationship between job motivation and job engagement.

Materials-Methods: This descriptive study was conducted with nurses jobing in the intensive care units of a tertiary hospital. 200 nurses participated in the study and the participation rate was 59.6%. The survey method was used as the data collection method in the research, and the UWES-9 Utrecht Job Engagement Scale and the Multidimensional Job Motivation Scale were used. Analysis of the research data was made in SPSS 26 program.

Results: It was found that the mean of the Nurses' Job Engagement Scale (3.40±0.84) and the Multidimensional Job Motivation Scale (3.72±0.80). There is a positive and significant relationship between job motivation and job engagement (p=0.000; r=0.438).

Conclusion: The job motivation of the intensive care nurses was found to be moderate, and the level of job commitment was found to be high. It was found that job motivation explained 36.4% of job engagement. According to sociodemographic characteristics, there are significant differences in the levels of job motivation and job commitment.

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Published

2023-01-20

How to Cite

Bayer, N., Uzuntarla, Y., Aydogan, B., & Buber, N. (2023). The effect of job motivation on job engagement in intensive care nurses. Journal of Social and Analytical Health, 3(1), 49–55. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7554656