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Planning, Evaluation & Research

RRM Category: AMBULATORY CLINICS

RRM Module: Dental

Overview:
The RRM Dental staffing module estimates the requirements for dentists, dental assistants, and dental hygienists to provide dental clinical treatment and community dental health promotion and dental disease prevention services. The workload parameter that is the key variable in the staffing estimation is User Population.

Users Description:
Dental programs provide clinical dental treatment and dental community health promotion and disease prevention services.

Staffing Criteria:
Fixed Dentist staff of 1.00 FTE for every facility with a User Population above 800, plus 1.00 FTE Dentist for every 1200 User Population above 800 User Population.

Fixed Dental Assistant staff of 2.00 FTE for every facility with User Population above 800, plus 2.00 FTE Dental Assistant for every 833 User Population above 800 User Population.

Fixed Dental Hygienist staff of 0.25 FTE for every facility with User Population above 800, plus 0.25 FTE Dental Hygienist for every 833 User Population above 800 User Population.

Fixed Clerical Support staff of 0.30 FTE for every facility with User Population above 800, plus 0.30 FTE Clerical Support for every 833 User Population above 800 User Population.

STAFFING FORMULAE

Driving Variables:
User Population

Personnel Categories:
Dentist
Dental Assistant
Dental Hygienist
Clerical Support

MINIMUM STAFFING LEVELS (fixed):

Personal Category FTEs per Driving Variables Min. Max.
Dentist 1.0   User Population 800  
Dental Assistant 2.0   User Population 800  
Dental Hygienist 0.25   User Population 800  
Clerical Support 0.3   User Population 800  

plus, VARIABLE STAFFING LEVELS:

Personal Category FTEs per Driving Variables Min. Max.
Dentist 1.0 1200 User Pop. 1200 n/a
Dental Assistant 2.0 833 User Pop. 800 n/a
Dental Hygienist 0.25 833 User Pop. 800 n/a
Clerical Support 0.3 833 User Pop. 800 n/a


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