Burnout and job satisfaction in surgical nurses and other ward nurses in a tertiary hospital: A comparative study in Turkey

ÇİLİNGİR D., Gursoy A. A., Colak A.

HEALTHMED, vol.6, no.9, pp.3120-3128, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: HEALTHMED
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.3120-3128
  • Keywords: Burnout, job satisfaction, nursing, NURSING STAFF, STRESS, MODEL, EMERGENCY, TURNOVER, WORKING, LIVES, LIFE
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Aim: Job dissatisfaction and burnout have a negative effect on health care providers, especially nurses. This often results in a shortage of qualified personnel as well as a decrease in the quality and level of care provided to patients. This study carried out to describe the level of burnout and job satisfaction among surgical nurses and to compare them to nurses working in other wards in terms of these aspects.