Delegation and its Relationship to Job Involvement as Perceived by Staff Nurses in A Tertiary Care Hospital

  • Ayesha Aslam Post RN Student at Saida Waheed College of Nursing, FMH, Lahore Pakistan
  • Zambeel Farooq Nursing Lecturer at Saida Waheed College of Nursing, FMH, Lahore Pakistan
  • Misbah Zafar Director Academic Nursing at Saida Waheed College of Nursing, FMH, Lahore Pakistan
  • Shabana Naz Post RN Student at Saida Waheed College of Nursing, FMH, Lahore Pakistan
  • Anmol Kanwal Post RN Student at Saida Waheed College of Nursing, FMH, Lahore Pakistan
  • Nusrat Habib Post RN Student at Saida Waheed College of Nursing, FMH, Lahore Pakistan
  • Rehmana Amjad Post RN Student at Saida Waheed College of Nursing, FMH, Lahore Pakistan
Keywords: Delegation, Job involvement, Staff nurses, Tertiary care hospital

Abstract

Background: Delegation is a critical ability for nurses; they must become more aware and diligent. It is a crucial component of routine nursing tasks one of the many reasons why every company should have explicit rules and procedures surrounding delegation. Job involvement satisfies a person's conceptual demands, allowing him or her to work more and function better. Objective: To investigate the delegation and its relationship to job involvement as perceived by staff nurses in a tertiary care hospital. Study Design: Quantitative Correlational study design. Settings: Institute of Public Health, Services Hospital, Lahore Pakistan. Duration: 05 May 2021 to 04 August 2021. Methods: Purposive sampling technique was used for sample selection. Sample size of 146 nurses working in a tertiary care hospital Lahore (as charge nurse, head nurse or specialist nurse) was taken. Study was conducted at Services Hospital Lahore. Charge nurses more than 5 years of experience, having specialty (ICU, CCU, ER, and ICN) were included. Licensed practice nurses, lady health visitors, Student nurses, head nurses and charge nurses having experience less than 5 years will be excluded. Results: Results reveal that 88.571% were females and 11.429% males in this study. The results revealed that there was strong positive correlation between delegation and job involvement (r=0.804, p-value= 0.021). Conclusion: It was concluded that there is positive relationship between delegation and job involvement.

Published
2023-12-31
How to Cite
Aslam, A., Farooq, Z., Zafar, M., Naz, S., Kanwal, A., Habib, N., & Amjad, R. (2023). Delegation and its Relationship to Job Involvement as Perceived by Staff Nurses in A Tertiary Care Hospital. Annals of Punjab Medical College (APMC), 17(4), 463-466. https://doi.org/10.29054/apmc/2023.1329