The Actual Time Management of Nurses in Hebron Hospital

Mohammad Qtait


Time is one of the important resources known to person. Ironically, person does not have any control over it. The idea of time management could therefore be explained within the framework of achieving a lot of success in the work place. The purpose of this study was to investigate the time management for nurses in Hebron hospitals. The study used a quantitative descriptive design and stratified random sampling approach to select   200 nurses working in Hebron district Hospitals in the West Bank.  The data was collected through questionnaire, which consisted demographic variable, and 16 statements divided into four dimensions to examine the effectiveness of time management on nurses’. These dimensions are; time management (Analyzing time, follow-up , planning time, and time commitment) , personal as (uses phone, fear from mistakes).The total number of responders was 200 nurses distributed among five hospitals in Hebron government and non-government hospitals in the West Bank. The governmental hospitals included: Alia Hospital, 70 nurses and Abu Al-Hassan hospital 20 nurses; while the non-governmental hospitals Included : Al Ahli Hospital 65 nurses, Al-Mizan hospital 25 nurses, and Red Crescent hospital 20 nurses.The study participants were; 53.0% males and 47.0% female with more than 54.1% of them were working in the 3 nongovernmental hospitals and 45.9% in the governmental hospitals. Regarding their work experience, more than 50.6% were educated at a bachelor degree in nursing, 37.4% diploma 8% with high diploma, and 4% with master degree. There is 21.5% have a work experience for more than 10 years, 48.1% work experience ranged from 5 to 10 years, 29.8% worked for less than 5 years and 21.5% for more than 10 years. It was noted that most of nurses are young with 44.8% with an age less than 30 years, followed by 43% with an age ranged 30 to 39 years and 12.2% were for 39 years and older group. There  was no significant correlation between gender, academic degree, experience or qualification of participants and time management with α ≤ 0.05. And recommended Clarification the time importance as priceless source which is considered the prime confrontation toward any administration.

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