Factors related to Nurses’Job Satisfaction and Performance at Private Hospitals in Samarinda City, Indonesia


  • Supriadi Supriadi Health Polytechnic of the Ministry of Health of East Kalimantan
  • Sri Minarti Sri Minarti Universitas Mulawarman
  • Ardi Paminto Ardi Paminto Universitas Mulawarman
  • Tetra Hidayati Tetra Hidayati Universitas Mulawarman
  • Sukri Palutturi Sukri Palutturi Universitas Hasanuddin




Keywords, Factors, Nurses’ Job Satisfaction, Performance, Private Hospitals


This paper aimed to provide a description of the variables related to nurses’ job satisfaction and performance in Samarinda's private hospitals. In addition, this paper also explains the direct and indirect effects of nurses’ job satisfaction and performance in Samarinda's private hospitals. The type of this research was explanatory research. The research sample was the executing nurses at Private Hospitals in Samarinda City consisting of Dirgahayu Hospital and Amarinda Medika Citra Hospital, with the total of 515 nurses. The analytical method used in this research was Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) aiming to find out the relationship between the variant variables contained in structural equation. The analysis equipment used was SmartPLS rocks.This study found that variables that directly affect thenurses’ job satisfaction and performance are: job characteristics towards organizational commitment, nurses’ job satisfaction, performance, and altruism; transformational leadership towards organizational commitment, nurses’ job satisfaction, performance, and altruism; organizational commitment towards nurse satisfaction, and performance; altruism towardsnurses’ job satisfaction, and performance, and nurses’ satisfaction towards the performance. Meanwhile, the variables that inderectly affect thenurses’ job satisfaction and performance are: job characteristics toward job satisfaction through altruism, job characteristics toward performance through organizational commitment, transformational leadership towards satisfaction through altruism, transformational leadership towardsperformance through organizational commitment, organizational commitment towardsperformance through job satisfaction and altruism towards performance through satisfaction. Direct and indirect variables need to be strengthened to increase nurses’ job satisfaction and performance.

Author Biographies

Sri Minarti Sri Minarti, Universitas Mulawarman

Faculty of Economics and Business

Ardi Paminto Ardi Paminto, Universitas Mulawarman

Faculty of Economics and Business

Tetra Hidayati Tetra Hidayati, Universitas Mulawarman

Faculty of Economics and Business

Sukri Palutturi Sukri Palutturi, Universitas Hasanuddin

Faculty of Public Health 


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