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Amjadi A, Ghanei Gheshlagh R, Abdolmohammadi J, dehvan F. Job Satisfaction and its Relationship to Radiation Protection Knowledge, Attitude and Practice. SJNMP 2022; 8 (2) :92-100
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1- Student Research Center, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Spiritual Health Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
3- Department of Radiology, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
4- Clinical Care Research Center, Research Institute for Health Development, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran , f.dehvan@yahoo.com
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Background & Aim: Risks and complications caused by long-term exposure to ionizing radiation can reduce job satisfaction in radiologists. Improving the level of knowledge, attitude and performance can be effective in increasing their job satisfaction.  The present study was conducted with the aim of determining the job satisfaction of radiographers and its relationship with knowledge, attitude and performance towards the principles of radiation protection among radiographers in Sanandaj, 2018.
Material & Method: The present study was an analytical cross-sectional study that was conducted on 63 radiologists working in the radiology departments of Sanandaj city. Sampling was done by census. The data was collected by using a demographic characteristics questionnaire, a job satisfaction questionnaire, and a questionnaire to measure the knowledge, attitude and performance of radiographers about the principles of radiation protection in radiographers. Data analysis was done using SPSS-16 software at a significance level of 0.05.
Results: The mean and standard deviation of the job satisfaction score was 82.90±12.50. There was no significant relationship between job satisfaction score with knowledge, attitude and practice. There was a statistically significant relationship between the average practice score and marital status(P=0.02), education(P=0.002) and employment status (P=0.009).
Conclusion: Despite the fact that the job satisfaction of radiation workers is desirable, it is necessary to take steps to maintain and improve the job satisfaction of radiation workers by paying more attention and facilitating the environmental and organizational factors of the workplace. It seems that in order to investigate the relationship between job satisfaction and knowledge, attitude and performance parameters, more research with a larger sample size is needed.
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Received: 2022/11/21 | Revised: 2022/12/7 | Accepted: 2022/12/6 | Published: 2022/12/7 | ePublished: 2022/12/7

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