This study was performed for identifying the job satisfaction and burnout levels of nurses working in the operating room. As a descriptive and cross-sectional study, it was carried out with the participation of operating room nurses employedat two public hospitals in the Konya province of Turkey. As the research aimed to reach the entire population, a sample was not specifically selected. The data were collected via the ‘Maslach Burnout Inventory’ and the ‘Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire’. The mean score obtained from the overall Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire was 61.16±6.44 points, and the mean score obtained from the Emotional Exhaustion, Depersonalization and Personal Accomplishment Sub-scales of the Maslach Burnout Inventory were found respectively as 22.35±2.74, 12.51±3.08 and 15.28±4.46 points. In conclusion, as per this study, the mean job satisfaction score of the operating room nurses was on aat moderate level, and the means of their burnout scores were on high level.
Surgical nurse, job satisfaction, burnout