Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice

[Career Model of Primary Care Workers]

HIRDI Henriett Éva1, BALOGH Zoltán1

AUGUST 30, 2018

Journal of Nursing Theory and Practice - 2018;31(04)

[The aim of the study: To assess the working conditions and level of job satisfaction of health professionals in primary care, and to explore key elements for a succesful career model. Methods: The cross-sectional survey was conducted between 12 March 2018 and 06 April 2018 among health professionals working in primary care, selected using a random, sampling method. The data gathering took place using a web-based, anonymous, self-completion questionnaire. For data analysis they used SPSS version 25.0 with Chi square test (p<0,05). Results: The sample size of the research comprised of 3740 persons, the average age was 44.87 years. The heath professionals are generally satisfied with their work schedule (74.8%), but they expressed the least satisfaction (81.5%) with their financial compensation. According to these survey results, pay is significant. 96.2% of respondents would like to be compensated according to new government-regulated pay scales. Conclusions: It can be stated that increasing the job satisfaction of health professionals and to elaborate the career model of them would be of crucial importance. Key elements of a successful career model offers benefits that are essential for health professionals retention: direction and motivation. ]


  1. Magyar Egészségügyi Szakdolgozói Kamara, Semmelweis Egyetem, Egészségtudományi Kar, Budapest



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