Assessment of level of Job Satisfaction of Nursing Faculty at selected Nursing Colleges, Mangaluru
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Job satisfaction is the most widely investigated job attitude. Job satisfaction is significant because a person's attitude and beliefs may affect his or her behavior.1 if educator is satisfied in teaching then he will teach better but if he is dissatisfied he will not teach effectively. It is very important to measure the satisfaction of educators and students as it will project the quality of education. The findings will be definitely helpful for the educators as well as administrative authorities to make necessary changes where and when required. This will facilitate satisfaction for both educator and students, and then eventually enhance teaching and learning activities.2
To determine the level of job satisfaction of nursing faculty.
A descriptive evaluative approach was used for the study. Hundred nursing faculty who had more than one year of teaching experience were selected from 5 selected nursing colleges of Mangaluru, through purposive sampling technique. Data was collected using a baseline proforma and a rating scale to assess the level of job satisfaction of nursing faculty.
Highest percentage (37%) of the nursing faculty was B. Sc. nurses. Highest percentage (47%) of the nursing faculty had more than 2 years of experience. Majority (82%) of the nursing faculty were satisfied with their job. Majority (72.13%) of the nursing faculty were satisfied with the interpersonal relationship at their work place. There was no significant association of level of job satisfaction of nursing faculty with age, educational qualification, teaching experience, designation, monthly income and marital status.
Level, Job Satisfaction, Nursing Faculty, Nursing College, Educator.