JOB SATISFACTION AND SELF-ESTEEM AMONG MBBS AND SPECIALIZED DOCTORS SERVING IN CMH & MH, RAWALPINDI
Objective: To investigate the role of job satisfaction and self-esteem among MBBS and Specialized doctors.
Study Design: Cross sectional study.
Place and Duration of Study: Combined Military Hospital and Pak Emirates Military Hospital Rawalpindi, from Jun and Jul of 2018.
Methodology: A total of 80 doctors participated in the present study, including 40 MBBS and 40 specialized, through convenient sampling technique. Self-esteem scale by Rosenberg Scale and job satisfaction scale by Scott Macdonald and Peter Macintyre were used for data collection.
Results: Both Job satisfaction and self-esteem scale revealed satisfactory psychometric properties and data was normally distributed. Independent sample t-test revealed that gender, qualification, and marital status have non-significant mean differences on scores of job satisfaction and self-esteem. Bivariate correlation showed positive correlation of age with job satisfaction (r=0.274**) and self-esteem (r=0.313**). Job satisfaction and self-esteem was also significantly positively correlated (r=0.524**).
Conclusion: With the advancement of age both MBBS and Specialized doctors achieve the level of job satisfaction that was a true reflection of satisfied self-esteem without any difference or effect of socio-demographic factors in a relationship.