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Llego JH, Maramba RO. A Correlational Approach on the Influence of Stress Level on the Job Performance of Employees in a Private Hospital. Int J Res Foundation Hosp Healthc Adm 2018; 6 (2):68-73.
Aim: This study assesses the level of stress and its relationship to the job performance of the employees in a private hospital.
Materials and methods: This study used a descriptive-correlational design using a questionnaire. The total enumeration was used in this study to represent the population adequately with 295 respondents. To analyze the data frequency, percentage, mean, and Pearson-r were utilized.
Results: Results include: (43.70%) are 25–34 years old; (63.40%) are females; (52.20%) of them is rendering their service less than five years; (31.20%) are earning 9060 to 10059 pesos; (32.20%) are in the nursing department. The stress level of the respondents had a mean score of 2.31. The overall job performance of the employees shows a mean score of 3.43. Also, Pearson-r revealed a score of (r = -0.17, n = 295, p = 0.01).
Conclusion: The researchers conclude that: the hospital employees in a secondary hospital in Urdaneta City are young adults, that is female dominated and are relative neophytes who are making a decent amount of money, who are nurses. Hospital employees are experiencing minimal stress. The employees are a high-performing human resource. The stress level of the employees has a minimal damaging connection with their overall job performance.
Clinical significance: The results of this study will be a guide for the plans and activities in stress control, and enhancement of employees’ job performance. Moreover, the results of this study will increase the employees’ awareness about the stress they are experiencing, their job performance level, and how stress influences their job performance. The findings of this study will also give patients information about the quality of service the employees provide to them.
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