Relationship Between Self-Management Strategy and Self-Efficacy Among Staff of Ardabil Disaster and Emergency Medical Management Centers

Mohammad Taghi Amini, Reza Noroozi
2018 Health in Emergencies & Disasters Quarterly  
The nature of the work in the emergency department is as if the unwilling persons are in trouble. Self-efficacy is necessary to overcome obstacles in this type of job. Thus, the purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between self-management strategy and self-efficacy of emergency staff, stressing on the mediating role of job stress and safety behavior. Materials and Methods: The present study is a non-experimental design and more precisely a correlation scheme of structural
more » ... e of structural equation type. The study population consisted of all emergency department staff, including road and city campus in Ardabil province in 2017. To select the study sample group, 5 personnel from 40 bases in the entire province were randomly selected. A total of 200 employees were selected as the sample of the study. Harris job Stress Questionnaire (1995), General Health Questionnaire, Safety Behavior Questionnaire, and Self-management Strategy Questionnaire were used for data collection. Results: The results showed a significant negative relationship between job stress and selfefficacy (P<0.001). Also, there was a positive and significant relationship between safety behavior and self-management with self-efficacy (P<0.001). In addition, the present study showed that the job stress and safety behavior play a mediator role between self-management and self-efficacy of emergency staff. Conclusion: In general, considering that job stress, safety behavior and self-management predictive self-efficacy of emergency staff. Individuals with high self-efficacy wait for the desired outcomes of their performance. So by giving stress management training and applying their safety principles and strategies, targeting can create a sense of self-efficacy such that a person can withstand persistent efforts to overcome obstacles. Improving working conditions also plays an effective role in increasing productivity.
doi:10.29252/nrip.hdq.3.2.85 fatcat:vtowbklqvjfppoijz77ip7zyna