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1- Assistant professor, Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2- Assistant professor, Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Medical Surgical Nursing Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran. (Corresponding Author) Tel: (+98) 71 36474258 Email: rambodma@yahoo.com
3- Assistant professor, Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
4- Full professor, Community Based Psychiatric Care Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
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Background & Aim: Professional collaboration play an important role in workplace’ health in healthcare organizations. Improving this collaboration may effect on nursing job satisfaction. This study aimed to determine the correlation between nurse/manager professional collaborative behaviors ans nurses’ job satisfaction.
Materials & Methods: This descriptive, correlational, and cross-sectional study was conducted in 2016. The subjects were 106 nurses, head nurses, and supervisors worked in two hospitals affiliated to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences The convenince sampling was used. Data were collected using Stichler Collaborative Behavior Scale and Index of work satisfaction. Data were analyzed by SPSS software version 22 using Independent t-test, Pearson correlation, Kruskal wallis test, and ANOVA.
Results: The mean score of nurses’s collaborative behavior and job satisfaction were 45.72 ± 1.07, and 158.68 ± 2.09, respectively. A significant association was found between nurse/manager professional collaborative behaviors and nurses’ job satisfaction (r=0.45, P<0.001).
Conclusion: The results of this study indicated that the mean score of collaborative behavior and job satisfaction was at the midpoint of expected score and there were association between these two variables. Therefore, it is recommended to promote the collaborative behaviors by holding workshops and training courses.

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Type of Study: Review | Subject: nursing
Received: 2018/03/10 | Accepted: 2018/06/9 | Published: 2018/06/9

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