The Effect of Incentives on Satisfaction of Specialists at Imelda General Hospital, Medan, North Sumatera


Lie Novita Sadeli, Ida Yustina, Destanul Aulia

 

Masters Program in Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Sumatera Utara

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Doctors have an important role in hospital, where almost all of the patients who come to hospital are looking for a doctor to be treated. Incentives were given to the doctor as a token of appreciation to doctor, also to increase spe­cia­list work satisfaction. This study aimed to determine the effect of incentives which was given by the hospital on specialist’s work satisfaction at Imelda Hos­pi­tal, Medan.

Subject and Method: This was a cross sectional study carried out at Imelda Hos­pital, Medan. A sample of 34 specialists were selected for this study by ex­ha­us­tive sampling from all of the specialists who worked at Imelda Hospital Medan. The dependent variable was work satisfaction. The independent variable was in­cen­tive. The data were collected by questionnaire and analyzed by a linear reg­res­sion model.

Results: Work satisfaction was associated with the amount of incentive and the punc­tuality to receive incentive.

Conclusions: Work satisfaction of specialist is associated with incentive.

Keywords: incentive, work satisfaction, specialist

Correspondence: Lie Novita Sadeli. Masters Program in Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Jl. Universitas No. 21, Kampus USU, Medan 20115, North Sumatera. E-mail: qian_siz@yahoo.com. Mobile: 081361631199

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/theicph.2018.04.37

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