The mediating role of professional ethics and career anchors on the causal relationship between psychological well-being and quality of work life for nurses

Jafari, Eisa. and Khaleghkhah, Ali. and Gharibzadeh, Ramin. (2018) The mediating role of professional ethics and career anchors on the causal relationship between psychological well-being and quality of work life for nurses. Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery, 4 (3).

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Abstract

Background and Aims: Nurses are one of the largest groups delivering health - therapy care in the private and public sectors and their interactions with patients is very high compared with the other employees. This study aimed to investigate the role of intermediary in professional ethics and career anchors on the causal relationship between psychological well-being and quality of work life of nurses. Methods: The statistical population consisted of all nurses working in public hospitals of Urmia (1363 subjects) in 2016 who 300 nurses selected by stratified random sampling method. Data were collected using 4 Standard questionnaires: professional ethics, career anchors, psychological well-being scale and quality of work life questionnaire. Data were analyzed using t-test and structural equation modeling by SPSS and LISREL software. Results: The results showed that the direct effect of variable psychological well-being on professional ethics (r=0.23, P<0.01). The direct effect of psychological well-being variable on career anchors and professional ethics on the quality of working life was significant, respectively (r=0.48, P<0.01), (r=0.39, P<0.01). Also, the direct effect of career anchors on the quality of working life was significant (r=0.31, P<0.01). It was reported a significant and indirect effect of psychological well-being on the quality of working life (P<0.01). Conclusion: Regarding the research results, it is suggested to promote the quality of nurses’ work life, enhancing psychological well-being followed by professional ethics and support employment are taken into consideration.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Professional ethics, Career anchors, Psychological well-Being, Quality of work life, Nurses.
Subjects: WY Nursing
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
Journal of Clinical Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Users 1 not found.
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2018 03:47
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2018 03:47
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6943

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