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expenditure to be reduced as well in the next budget. It is important for the nurse manager to be aware of the potential negative outcomes with reduction of staffing. While budgets may be met, it is crucial that quality of care is not compromised as a result. ©2018 University of Texas at Arlington Page 6 of 8
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N4455 Nursing Leadership and Management 4. You have set two new goals for your unit for the next year related to personnel: Provide stronger unit management support on evening and night shifts and in the absence of the manager. Correct unfavorable efficiency variances due to overtime. To accomplish these goals, you plan to make these changes: Add 1.0 RN FTE position Eliminate 2.5 LVN positions Add 1.5 FTEs NA positions Add 1.0 Assistant HN position at $65,000/year Calculate ONLY the cost of the proposed recommendations for 3 West . Compute totals for each column. If the change represents a reduction in the budget for that category, record the total as a negative number. If it represents an increase in the budget for that category, record the total as a positive number. Positions FTEs Salary Hours Salary Subtotals Benefits Total RN 1.0 $38 2080 $79,040 $27,664 $106,704 LVN -2.5 $-24 -2080 $-49,920 $-17,472 $-67,392 NA 1.5 $13.50 2080 $28,080 $9,828 $37,908 AHN 1.0 $65,000 XXXXX $65,000 $22,750 $87,750 Totals 1 XXXXX XXXXX $122,200 $42,770 $164,970 5. Assume your proposal was approved. Calculate the new personnel budget (You will use your budget from question 2 and account for the changes you requested in question 4). Compute totals for each column. Positions FTEs Salary Hours Salary Subtotals Benefits Total Manager 1 $82,000 XXXXX $82,000 $28,700 $110,700 AHN 1 $65,000 XXXXX $65,000 $22,750 $87,750 RN 29.7 $38 2080 $2,347488 $821,620.8 0 $3,169,108.8 0 LVN 1.6 $24 2080 $79,872 $27,955.20 $107,827.20 NA 9.7 $13.50 2080 $272,376 $95,331.60 $367,707.60 Sec 2.3 $12.25 2080 $58,604 $20,511.40 $79,115.40 ©2018 University of Texas at Arlington Page 7 of 8
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N4455 Nursing Leadership and Management Totals 45.3 XXXXX XXXXX $2,905,340 $1,016,869 $3,922.209 ©2018 University of Texas at Arlington Page 8 of 8
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