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Table 2 Means, standard deviations, ceiling effects, floor effects, and Cronbach's Alphas for the total Scale and Model 4 factors (n = 409)

From: The development and validation of the Japanese version of job satisfaction scale: a cross-sectional study on home healthcare nurses

Items of HHNJS-J Model 4 (α = .91) and factors with Cronbach’s alphas Mean SD Ceiling effect Floor effect
Relationship with patients (α = 0.81)
1 Patients are satisfied with the care that I provide 3.64 0.59 4.23 3.05
2 The relationships I have built with patients are valuable 3.99 0.51 4.49 3.48
3 I am helping to maintain or improve patients’ quality of life 3.97 0.45 4.42 3.52
4 My job is important and fulfilling 4.08 0.70 4.77 3.38
5 The patient care that I provide conforms to professional standards (ethical norms and accountability) 3.97 0.54 4.51 3.43
24 I can carry out every task that my job requires 3.57 0.73 4.31 2.84
Relationship with colleagues (α = 0.90)
6 Being able to get support from my colleagues is a good aspect of my job 4.13 0.62 4.74 3.51
7 I am getting along with the nurses with whom I work 4.14 0.68 4.81 3.46
8 I have a cooperative relationship with the nurses with whom I work 4.09 0.72 4.80 3.37
9 I have colleagues whom I can trust and rely on 4.17 0.72 4.89 3.46
Professional pride (α = 0.86)
10 If I were to choose my specialty again, I would probably choose home health nursing 3.66 1.04 4.70 2.62
11 I would like to recommend my job to other health professionals 3.69 0.94 4.63 2.75
12 I speak with pride when I discuss my job with others 3.95 0.86 4.80 3.09
Relationship with doctors (α = 0.81)
13 Doctors respect my opinions regarding home care patients 3.42 0.79 4.20 2.63
14 Doctors treat me as a colleague, a nursing specialist 3.26 0.85 4.12 2.41
Relationship with institution (α = 0.76)
15 I am content with the professional relationship that we have with the nurse administrator of this facility 3.56 0.90 4.46 2.65
16 I have some influence on organizational policy changes at this facility 2.92 1.05 3.97 1.87
17 I have the opportunity to develop skills that will advance my nursing expertise at this facility 3.49 0.89 4.38 2.60
25 I can handle the growing demand for documentation in home health nursing 3.22 0.80 4.02 2.43
Autonomy and control (α = 0.78)
18 I can adjust my working hours if necessary 3.65 0.93 4.58 2.72
19 I can change my working hours more flexibly than other clinical nurses 3.53 0.99 4.52 2.54
20 I can adequately manage my time outside of work 3.45 0.93 4.39 2.52
21 I independently make important decisions in my daily work 3.64 0.84 4.47 2.80
Salary and benefits (α = 0.62)
27 I am satisfied with my current salary 2.84 1.09 3.92 1.75
28 The pay scale at this facility needs improvement 2.52 0.96 3.47 1.56
30 I am satisfied with the employee benefits provided at this facility 2.85 1.02 3.87 1.84
  1. HHNJS-J Japanese version of the Home Healthcare Nurses' Job Satisfaction Scale, SD standard deviation