Job satisfaction is associated with better performance, leading to an optimisation of healthcare.
To understand the influence of job rotation between units of the same service in the nurses’ job satisfaction.
Observational, analytic, cross-sectional and quantitative study using a questionnaire and subsequent bivariate descriptive statistical analysis.
Statistically significant results were found in the variables related to the nurse’s service, satisfaction with the number of shifts, pace of work, and technicality. The nurses who were very dissatisfied with the job rotation were professionally satisfied. On the other hand, the nurses who were very satisfied with the job rotation were somewhat
Although no association was found between satisfaction and rotation, nurses informally expressed their dissatisfaction.
Thus, a qualitative or mixed study should have been developed.
The engagement of nurses in the decision-making process, particularly regarding the rotation system, should be continuously valued as it allows nurses to expand their field of action and achieve better results.