STAFFING- MGMT EXAM 2

18 cards

STAFFING- MGMT EXAM 2


 
  
Created Oct 8, 2009
by
kcook

 

 
Table View
 
Download
 
Print

Flashcard Set Preview

  Side A   Side B
1
Centralized vs Decentralized Staffing
 
Centralized staffing made by central officeDecentralized staffing done at unit level
2
Advantages and Disadvantages of Centralized Staffing
 
Adv: Tends to be fairer to employeesFrees manager for other functionsCost effectiveDis: No...
3
Advantages and Disadvantages of Decentralized Staffing
 
Adv: person in charge of schedule knows the unitStaff takes requests directly to own manager...
4
Agency or Travel Nurses
 
**Employed by external agency-work for minimum pay (usually 2x)-no benefits-provides immediate...
5
Per diem/ Registry Employees and Float Pools
 
**Internal supplemental staff-paid higher wage without benefits-less expensive than agency...
6
Self Scheduling
 
-employees make own schedule, manager reviews it-support of the manager is critical-tends to...
7
Flextime
 
-allows employee to select time schedules that fit personal needs  while meeting work responsibilities-variable...
8
Shift Bidding
 
-to address overtime shifts-nurses bid for overtime shifts-reduces the amount paid for each...
9
Staffing Policies need to address:
 
sick leavevacationsholidayslow censuson call paytardiness or absenteeism 
10
Nursing Care Hours Per Patient- Day
 
NCH/PPD = nursing hours worked in 24 hours -----------------------------------------------------  ...
11
Staffing by AcuityPatient Classification System (PCS)
 
Groups the patients according to specific characteristics that measure acuity of illness (how...
12
PCS Types 
 
Critical Indicator: broad indicator to categorize  patient care activities (bathing, diet,...
13
Mandatory and Minimum Staffing Ratios
 
Mandatory staffing requirements give a maximum number of patients an RN may care for in any...
14
Cross training
 
giving personnel with varying educational backgrounds and expertise the skills necessary to...
15
Generational Diversity4 generations
 
1. Silent/ Veteran: respect authority, structure2. Baby Boomer: traditional work ethics, individual...
16
Closed Unit Staffing
 
Nurses make a commitment to cover all of the units needs- no floating in or out
17
Mandatory Overtime
 
Nurses forced to work additional shifts- it causes errors Some nurses charged with abandonment...
18
Manager Responsibilities 
 
Fiscal accountability- staying within budget and meeting needs of staff and patientsPolicies...


Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Upgrade    Cancel