The Effect of Job Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Attitude towards Profession on Nurse Performance in Outpatient Clinic of Prof. Dr. R.D. Kandou Hospital


In an effort to achieve the goals set by hospital, qualified nurses are needed. Qualified nurses must show good performance. There are many factors that affect nurse performance. This research was conducted to study the effect of job motivation, job satisfaction, and attitude towards profession on nurse performance in the Outpatient Clinics of Prof. Dr. R. D. Kandou Hospital. The research was an analytical study using a survey method. The subjects of this research were the 62 nurses in the Outpatient Clinics. Data were collected via a self-administered questionnaire. Multiple regression analysis was used to examine the relationship among variables. Results show that job motivation had a significant direct influence on nurse performance, job satisfaction also had an effect directly on nurse performance, and attitude toward profession had an effect on nurse performance. Besides that, job motivation and attitude towards the nurse profession proved to have a direct influence on job satisfaction. Based on the findings above, it can be concluded that the variations that occur on nurse performance variable are influenced directly by job motivation, job satisfaction, and attitude towards the profession.

Keywords: nurse performance, job motivation, job satisfaction, and attitude towards profession

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