Abstract: Emergency is a place full of demands and and have high levels of stress. Stress faced by nurses in the work will greatly affect the quality of nursing care provided to patients. stress of work associated with emotion nurse. Nurse in carrying out their duties always associated with many people so that to facilitate the relationship required ability to manage emotions. the ability known as emotional intelligence.
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship of emotional intelligence and the work stress level of nurses. The study was a correlational study using cross sectional approach. The subjects in this study were all nurses in emergency installation who has duration of work more than 6 months and not the head space. The sample in this study amounted to 30 people. Data were collected through emotional intelligence questionnaires and job stress questionnaire. Hypothesis testing showed p = 0,036 (< 0,05). The results of this study show a negative relationship between emotional intelligence and the work stress level.
Conclusion: the higher emotional intelligence the lower the job stress experienced by nurses.
Penulis: Saifudin Zukhri
Kode Jurnal: jpkeperawatandd120323