Organizational Commitment Is Negatively Associated with Burnout Among Nephrology Nurses

Atalia Tuval, Noa Berer-Yanay, Milana Haimovich, Saritte Perlman, Tomer Ziv-Baran

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Abstract

This study examines the association between burnout and organizational commitment in nephrology nurses working in hemodialysis. A cross-sectional study of all nurses working in a hospital hemodialysis unit was conducted. Low to medium level of burnout and a high level of organizational commitment were documented. A significant negative correlation was found between burnout and organizational commitment. Burnout was significantly higher among nurses who had made a career shift in the past, and lower levels of burnout were documented among married nurses. In a multivariate analysis, lower levels of burnout and a higher number of children were significantly associated with higher organizational commitment. Burnout is a negative independent predictor for organizational commitment. Inter ventions focused on reducing burnout among nurses should be implemented to improve organizational commitment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-259
Number of pages7
JournalNephrology Nursing Journal
Volume48
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 May 2021

Keywords

  • burnout
  • nephrology
  • nurses
  • organizational behavior
  • organizational commitment

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