Forthepurpose of organisation, services and fundation of health services in a effective, efficient and justice manner; Transition in Health Programme by Ministry of Health, focusing on preventive medicine, has been begun to be carried out as family medicine system.
Beingone of the components of the transition in health programme; highly motivated health workers means job satisfaction of health workers. Main purpose of the study is to compare new and old systems and to determine job satisfaction, affecting factors and futur perspectives about the new system.
This study, being a descriptive field research, was conducted on 257 volunteer health workers in 123 family health unit from forty-four family health centers in Kahramanmaraş. All participants have been working in family health centers at leastfor 5 months. Participants were surveyed about services presented by family medicine system(FMS) and healthcenter system (HCS) and they were about their future perspectives.
In the study, most of the participitants declared that they were glad to work in family health centers and they considered family medicine system superior and more eligible than the old system from the point of preventive medicine and their primary to family health centers were the economical issues. Preventive medicine services and job satisfaction ranks were considered superior in family health centers system when compared to that of health centers systems. The average of the 24 propositions related to the health personnel working in the health center system of job satisfaction has been detected as 2,94. The average of the 24 propositions related to the health personnel working in the family medicine system(FMS) of job satisfaction has been detected as 3,18. Additionaly it arisen that number of personel involved, workload per person and facilites for Professional development to be improved.
Keywords: Job Satisfaction, FamilyMedicine, Health Center, Nurse, Doctor