The factor of affecting head nurse's delegation: A cross sectional study

Aris Teguh Hidayat, Rr Tutik Sri Hariyati, Tuti Nuraini

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Nursing delegation is one component that can improve the quality of nursing services. This study was to identify the factors associated with delegating the head nurse, as perceived by implementing nurses at the Military Hospital in Jakarta. This cross-sectional study with 227 nurses who were selected using the purposive sampling technique. The data was analyzed using the Pearson correlation test, ANOVA, and T-tests to determine the relationship between variables influencing the head nurse delegation and linear regression tests to assess the variables related most. Factors related to nurses’ perceptions of head nurse delegation were age (p = 0.045), education level (p = 0.002), management function (p = 0.020), planning function (p = 0.043), workforce function (p = 0.002), control function (p = 0.019), leadership style (p = 0.02) and communication (p = 0.030). Education level emerged as the most dominant variable. This result was to provide a reference for developing standard operating procedures regarding nursing delegation based on related factors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S117-S121
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021


  • Delegation
  • Head nurse
  • Nursing management


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