ResearcherID - CLICK HERE Scientific Journal Impact Factor (SJIF-2020) - CLICK HERE




Noreen Shahbaz, Ms. Sana Sehar, Muhammad Afzal, Dr. Syed Amir Gilani


Nurses especially female nurses are under a great deal of stress related to a varietyof occupational, organization, socio-demographic and psychographic stressors. Occupational stressors contribute to organizational inefficiency, highstaff turnover, absenteeism due to sickness, decreased quality, and quantity of practice, increasedcosts of health care, and decreased job satisfaction. One of the organizational outcomes thataffected by occupational stress is job performance. Purpose: The purpose of this study toinvestigate the effect of job stress on job performance. Methods: The universe of the study isTertiary Hospital, is a descriptive and exploratory analysis of a person. Results: The analysis showed that there is an inverserelationship between job stress factors and job performance indicating that there is high job stress in the staff nurses, resulting in low job performance, depression, emotional exhaustion and anxietyand different problems may effect on work. Conclusion: Correct stress management shouldstart from improved health and good intrapersonal relationships. The prevention and managementof workplace stress requires organizational level interventions, because it is the organization thatcreates the stress. Success in managing and preventing stress will depend on the culture in theorganization. Thosestaff nurses who had high level of job stress had low job performance.


  • Follows us on
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.