The Effect of Work Stress, Gender, Age and Working Period Of Nurse on the Performance of Night Shift Nurse
Keywords:work stress, work performance, tenure, productivity
As many as 50% of 6 night shift nurses in inpatient installations experience stress at work. The causes of work stress experienced by night shift nurses in inpatient installations are the many demands of work and role conflicts. One of the bad effects of work stress is that performance will decrease. This study aims to analyze work stress, gender, age and years of service on the performance of night shift nurses in inpatient installations. The type of research used is analytic research with cross sectional method. The population in this study were 36 people, the sample in this study was 33 people. The variables studied were work stress, gender, age, years of service and work performance of nurses. The primary data collection technique was obtained through interviews with questionnaires and analyzed using Meanhypothetical and SDhypothetical in determining the level of work stress and nurse performance. The results of the study are that there is an influence between work stress and characteristics of age and tenure on performance with a value of 0.000, respectively; 0.018: 0.023. However, there is no influence between gender characteristics on performance with a p value of 0.625. The conclusion of this study is that there is an influence between work stress on performance and characteristics including gender, age and tenure.