The Satisfaction of the nurses in their job is not formed by themselves but it can be encouraged by the implementation of the briefing function given by the head of the room to the implementing nurse. Direction function includes Delegation, Communication, Training and Motivation. Directing activities involving the head of the room with the nurse will encourage the achievement of the goals and objectives of the hospital. The aim of this research is to find out the relationship between the implementation of the direction function of the head of the room and the job satisfaction of the nurses patient wards RS level III Dr. Reksodiwiryo Padang. This research used quantitative methods and cross sectional study design with sampling techniques proportional random sampling which amounts to 83 respondents. This study uses Chi-Square analysis.The results shows that there was a relationship between the direction function (Delegation and Communication) of the head of the room and the work satisfaction of the nurse.The direction function that is most related to the nurse’s job satisfaction is delegation. It is expected that the head of the room has a delegated SOP, establishes communication and provides training and education to improve job satisfaction.
Keywords : Delegation, Communication, Training , Motivation and Job Satisfaction.