Factors Associated with Performance of Clinical Supervisors at Hospital in Palembang, South Sumatera

Limisran, Martawan Madari


Masters Program in Public Health, School of Health Sciences Bina Husada, Palembang



Background: Clinical supervisor plays a significant role in the acquisition of psycho­motor skills. As a quali­fied professionals, clinical super­visors guide stu­dent education and training during clinical placement. This study aimed to determine the factors asso­ciated with performan­­ce of clinical supervisors at hospital in Palembang, South Sumatera.

Subjects and Method: A cross sectional study was carried out at Dr. Mohammad Hoesin Hospital and Siti Khadijah Islamic Hospital, Palembang, South Sumatera, in 2009. A sample of 36 clinical supervisors of nurse student was selected for this study. The dependent variable was su­per­visor’s performance. The independent variables were age, gender, education, motivation, compensation, and training. The data were collect­ed by questionnaire, in-depth interview, and observation.

Results: Age, education background, motivation, compensation, and training were associated with clinical supervisor’s performance, and they were statistically signify­cant. The association bet­ween supervisor’s performance and gender was not statisti­cally significant.

Conclusion: Clinical supervisor’s performance is associated with age, education background, moti­vation, compensation, and training.

Keywords: age, gender, education, motivation, compensation, training, performance, clinic supervisor

Correspondence: Limisran. Masters Program in Public Health, School of Health Sciences Bina Husada Palembang, South Sumatera. Email: limisran.m.pardin@gmail.com. Mobile: 0812713­8423.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/theicph.2019.04.12

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