ASSESSMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORK MOTIVATION AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCE OF NURSES WORKING IN THEATRE IN TWO HEALTHCARE FACILITIES IN SOKOTO STATE

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ASSESSMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORK MOTIVATION AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCE OF NURSES WORKING IN THEATRE IN TWO HEALTHCARE FACILITIES IN SOKOTO STATE

Abstract:

Factors such as better training, meeting of higher needs, having some values as the organization experience etc. are said to impact motivation in an organization. In Hospital and other health institutions, motivation of nurses is key to their performance. A nurse does not only need to be committed to his/her duty but must also be competent enough to carry out the required tasks. In this study, an assessment of the relationship of work motivation on the technical competence of nurses working in the theatres of two institutions in Sokoto State was carried out. To achieve thisareas considered were that of technical competence, remuneration, operational facilities training/development and supervision.A descriptive and correlational survey design was employed. Motivation factors questionnaire and structured observational tool were used to determine the relationship between work motivations on the technical competence of nurses working in theatre. The results shows that there was a no significant relationship between technical competence of theatre nurses, training and development opportunities(r= -0.024, p=o.875).There was also no significant relationship between adequacy of work remuneration and technical competence of theatre nurses in Sokoto (r= 0.276, P= 0.069). Positive and no significant relationship existed between availability of operational facilities and the technical competence of theatre nurses in the study area(r=0.228, p=0.123). Finally, the study showed that there was no significant relationships between work supervision and technical competence of nurses working in theatres of the two assessed health facility in Sokoto State(r=0.016, p=0.914).The study therefore concluded that the is no significant relationship between work motivation andTechnical Competence of nurses working in theatres of two tertiary health facilities in Sokoto State. Based on the findings of this study the researcher recommends the followings: That the training method or the mode of training should be reorganized or change to conform with the training objectives. That the Hospitals should acquire current facilities, equipment, materials and machines used in providing effective and qualitative perioperative services. The Management should introduce non-monetary packages in their work reward system to enhance the performance of perioperative Nurses. Management should evolve a more friendly means of supervising the Nurses not just through direct supervision, indirect supervision can solve this. Further research on the topic with broader scope on the study area is also recommended. Key words: Work motivation, technical competence, training, remuneration, operational facility and supervision

ASSESSMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORK MOTIVATION AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCE OF NURSES WORKING IN THEATRE IN TWO HEALTHCARE FACILITIES IN SOKOTO STATE

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