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1- Ph.D in Psychology, Assistance professor
2- MA student in General Psychology
3- Ph.D in management health and treatment services, Associate professor
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Background and Objectives: The quality of hospital systems depends greatly on the performance of nurses, and the performance of nurses has a significant effect on individual patients` satisfaction. Therefore, it is important to examine the factors related to nurses' performance. This study was designed to investigate the relationship between spiritual intelligence and occupational hardiness and the job performance in pre-hospital and hospital emergency nurses in Yazd.
Materials and Methods: This study was a descriptive, cross-sectional research, which was carried out on 132 pre-hospital and hospital emergency nurses in Yazd, who were selected using stratified sampling with proportional allocation in 2016. Data were collected through three standard questionnaires of spiritual intelligence, occupational hardiness and job performance and were analyzed by SPSS software version 19 and descriptive statistics and multiple regression analysis.
Results: The mean (±standard deviation) of the variables of job performance, spiritual intelligence and occupational hardiness were 52.46(±11.16), 121.32(±12.59), and 53.29(±8.72), respectively. According to the results of the data analysis, spiritual intelligence and occupational hardiness served a significant role in prediction of job performance and explanation of 18 percent of total variance of it (F=14.27, P<0.01). Both predictor variables, spiritual intelligence (β=0.32, P=0.001) and occupational hardiness (β=0.24, P=0.004) showed significant and positive contribution in the prediction of the job performance.
Conclusion: According to the results, developing spiritual intelligence and occupational hardiness can help to improve the job performance of the pre-hospital and hospital emergency nurses.
Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Nursing

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