JOB SATISFACTION OF FACULTIES OF MEDICAL TEACHING INSTITUTIONS: A MULTICENTRIC CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

Dr Lopamudra (Dhar) Chowdhury, Dr Anjana Bose (Ghosh Dastidar)

Abstract


BACKGROUND– Work output of an employee is dependent on the job satisfaction level and is an important criterion as its effect has an indirect
impact on the society. A study on job satisfaction level of faculties in Government Medical Colleges would help in the betterment of the Medical
Education System in India as it would bring out factors that affect the performance of medical teachers. - METHODS-- 100 structured
questionnaires, based on 'The Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire', were distributed among faculties, which were duly filled up by the
participants and the data from the questionnaires were statistically analyzed. RESULT--According to the grade of satisfaction level, it was found
that 4.4% were extremely satisfied, 21.1% were very satisfied , 37.8% were satisfied, 30% were somewhat satisfied, , 5.5% were not satisfied, and
1.2% was indecisive. CONCLUSION—Transfer, low salary, disparity in infrastructure is instigating medical teachers to join different private
medical colleges.


Keywords


Eastern India, faculties of government medical teaching institutions, job satisfaction level.

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