and plan for the increase in budget to pay for the extra nurses understand the

And plan for the increase in budget to pay for the

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and plan for the increase in budget to pay for the extra nurses, understand the needs of the extra nurses in regards to scheduling and supplies, increased acuity could equal increased need for supplies and costs, avoidance of over staffing, and maintaining good communication by understanding the needs for adequate staffing and scheduling to avoid overtime hours. ©2013 University of Texas at Arlington Page 7 of 9
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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 1.5 RN FTE position Eliminate 2.0 LVN positions Add 2.0 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. ( DO NOT INCLUDE INFORMATION IN Q 2) Positions FTEs Salary Hours Salary Subtotals Benefits Total RN 1.5 49.5 2080 102,960 36,036 138,996 LVN -2.0 -45 2080 -93,600 -32,760 -126,360 NA 2.0 25.5 2080 53,040 18,564 71,604 AHN 1.0 65,000 Xxxx 65,000 22,750 87,750 Totals 2.5 XXXXX XXXXX 127,400 44,590 171,990 ©2013 University of Texas at Arlington Page 8 of 9
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N4455 Nursing Leadership and Management 5. Assume your proposal was approved. Calculate the new personnel budget. Compute totals for each column. (ADJUST Q 2 TO INCLUDE RECOMMENDED CHANGES) Positions FTEs Salary Hours Salary Subtotals Benefits Total Manager 1.0 78,000 xxxx 78,000 27,300 105,300 RN 23.6 778.5 2080 1,619,904 566,966 2,186,870 LVN 4.8 108 2080 224,640 78,624 303,264 NA 7.1 90.5 2080 188,292 65,902 254,194 US 2.2 24.5 2080 51,022 17,858 68,880 AHN 1.0 65,000 xxxx 65,000 22,750 87,750 Totals 39.7 XXXXX XXXXX 2,226,858 779,400 3,006,258 ©2013 University of Texas at Arlington Page 9 of 9
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