Analysis Work Pressure of Hospital Employees During the Covid-19 Pandemic Study of Hospitals in Indonesia

  • Suryono College of Health Sciences Pamenang, Pare-Kediri, East Java, Indonesia
  • Bambang Wiseno College of Health Sciences Pamenang, Pare-Kediri, East Java, Indonesia
  • Fannidya Hamdani Zeho College of Health Sciences Pamenang
Keywords: Covid-19, Work Pressure, Stressor, Employees, Hospital


The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has had a very significant impact on every area of ​​the organization, especially the health sector, especially hospitals. One of the impacts experienced is the work pressure felt by hospital employees. This study aims to analyze the work pressure experienced by hospital employees during the covid-19 pandemic which was obtained from the type of work and stressor factors that influenced it. This type of research was quantitative with a cross sectional approach. The sample of this study was 120 employees at Hospital "X" in Indonesia. The sampling technique is probability sampling with random sampling method. Univariate analysis test was used to see the distribution of frequency and percentage of each variable and bivariate analysis with chi-square test to determine the relationship between variables (p value <0.05). It was found that the type of employee's work was significantly related to the employee's work pressure. Then an analysis of the level of work pressure is carried out with the influencing work pressure stressor. Based on the Spearman Correlation Test, a correlation value of 0.589 with a sig value of 0.000 means that the sig value is smaller than 0.05 (0.000 <0.05) indicating that there is a significant effect between stressor and work pressure at Hospital "X". The cause of high work pressure from this type of work is the demands of the organization in relation to the high role of tasks, especially medical personnel, which increases during the pandemic. Then the stressor factors that influence are role overload, role conflict and role ambiguity caused by the demands of the duties and roles of employees, poor communication, and lack of direct guidance from the leadership on the tasks and regulations given.


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How to Cite
Suryono, Bambang Wiseno, & Zeho, F. H. (2021). Analysis Work Pressure of Hospital Employees During the Covid-19 Pandemic Study of Hospitals in Indonesia. The Journal of Management Theory and Practice (JMTP), 2(4), 82-88.
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