Relationship between Realizing Self Worth, Nursing Work Empowerment and Personal Accomplishment of Mid-Career Nurses in an Acute Care Hospital Setting

Jun Moriyama, Kimikazu Kashiwagi, Mieko Ozawa
2014 Journal of Japan Academy of Nursing Science  
Key words:realizing self worth, mid-career nurse, acute care hospital Abstract Purpose: To clarify the relationship between realizing self worth, nursing work empowerment and personal accomplishment of mid-career nurses working in an acute care hospital setting. Method: A questionnaire was completed by 533 mid-career nurses working in an acute care hospital setting. e concept of realizing self worth was identi ed by Gregg (2005). Here, we have developed a scale for realizing self worth that was
more » ... self worth that was composed of seven items. e reliability and construct validity of this scale were tested by con rmatory factor analysis, and the relationship between realizing self worth, nursing work empowerment and personal accomplishment was investigated using structural equation modeling. Results: e questionnaire was returned by a total of 270 nurses, with 269 valid responses (valid response rate: 50.5%). Structural equation modeling (n=259) showed that the direct e ect of nursing work empowerment on personal accomplishment was .10, and that of the indirect e ect through realizing self worth was .21. Conclusion: ese results suggest that the indirect e ect through realizing self worth was greater than that of the direct e ect. Realizing self worth is therefore important for the implementation of nursing work empowerment in an acute care hospital setting. 急性期医療を担う関東圏の中堅看護師の職場における 自己の存在価値の実感 と 職務エ ンパワメント , 個人的達成感 の関連を検討する. 急性期医療を担う関東圏の病院に勤務する中堅看護師 533 名を対象に質問紙調査を実 日本看護科学会誌
doi:10.5630/jans.34.208 fatcat:fvff55jklvcrli6wjey45cpbum