Compute totals for appropriate columns Positions FTEs Salary Hours Salary

# Compute totals for appropriate columns positions ftes

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Compute totals for appropriate columns. Positions FTEs Salary Hours Salary Subtotals Amount of Benefits Total MANAGE R 1.0 \$80,000 XXXX \$80,000 \$28,000 \$108,000 RN 30 \$38.00 2080 \$2,371,20 0 \$829,920 \$3,201,12 0 LVN 4 \$22.25 2080 \$185,120 \$64,792 \$249,912 NA 6 \$12.50 2080 \$156,000 \$54,600 \$210,600 Sec 2.5 \$10.00 2080 \$52,000 \$18,200 \$70,200 Totals 43.5 XXXXX XXXXXX \$2,844,32 0 \$995,512 \$3,839,83 2 ©2019 University of Texas at Arlington Page 5 of 8
N4455 Nursing Leadership and Management 3. Your hospital unit, 3 West, is a 60-bed general medical-surgical unit. Over the past year, the ADC (Ave. Daily Census) was 55 patients. Use the following data on 3 West during the last year to perform these calculations and answer these questions. A. Complete this table to calculate the actual average hours of care required per patient day (HPPD) for the patients in 3 West. Round to the nearest tenth Acuity Mix Average Hours of Care Required Average Daily Census (ADC) Total Hours of Care Per Day I 1.4 8 11.2 II 3.9 21 81.9 III 5.6 19 106.4 IV 8.8 7 61.6 Totals 55 261.1 Hours per patient day (HPPD) 4.7 B. Remember that your established personnel budget for 3 West assumes a HPPD of 6.2. If your calculated HPPD is different, explain the significance of the variance. ( If your calculated HPPD is different than 6.2, you must write more than, “We need more/less nurses.” ) What is the Significance of the variance? If you believe you need more staff, what will be your rationale for making this requires? If you have too much staff, what would your proposal be for bringing your staffing into a better balance? The average hours per patient day is 4.7 which is below the HPPD of 6.2. This means that we could be potentially be staffing too many nurses per day which could in turn be costing the company to blow their staffing budget. I don’t think we should change the amount of nurses that are staffed daily though. This variance shows that the average daily census of level IV acuity patients are 7 and each one of those patients averages 8.8 hours of care daily which averages 61.6 hours of care per day. We should not change our staffing. We should staff the according to daily acuity and if the acuity is low and we have less level III or IV patients than one or two of the nurses will be allowed to leave early for the day. C. What are the implications for the Nurse Manager? As an example, based on your conclusions in Section B, what other observations would you make as you review your total budget and what would you expect to see as a result? (Ex: supply costs; overtime hours, average census of 50 ©2019 University of Texas at Arlington Page 6 of 8
N4455 Nursing Leadership and Management on a 60 bed unit, etc.) The nurse manager will oversee the acuity mix and staff as needed. If census

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