Master of Science (MS)
Job satisfaction, demographics, work setting, Mueller McCloskey Satisfaction Scale, nurse practitioner
PURPOSE: To identify demographics and job satisfaction levels of currently working nurse practitioners (NPs) in California. DATA SOURCES: A mail-in survey was used to gather data The Mueller McCloskey Satisfaction Scale was sent to a randomized sample of 200 California NPs with active licensure. Descriptive statistical analysis of usable data was employed. CONCLUSIONS: NPs reported high levels of job satisfaction. Aspects of the job that showed significant levels of satisfaction were schedules, flexibility of hours, and interprofessional relationships. NPs were least satisfied with not having professional opportunities such as participation in nursing research, writing/publishing, and belonging to a department/nursing committee.
Wild, Priscilla, "Nurse Practitioners' Characteristics and Job Satisfaction" (2004). Master's Projects. 824.