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Planning, Evaluation & Research

RRM Category: ADMINISTRATION

RRM Module: Central Supply

Overview:
The RRM Central Supply staffing module is a new module that estimates the requirements for central supply staff and medical supply technicians to provide purchasing, receiving, storage, and distribution services for medical supplies. The workload parameter that is the key variable in the staffing estimation is the number of nursing units and the presence of operating room services.

Services Description:
Central supply staff perform purchasing, receiving, and distribution (inventory control) of medical supplies.

Staffing Criteria:
Fixed Central Supply staff of 0.67 FTEs for each facility, plus 0.67 FTEs Central Supply staff for each nursing unit.

1.00 FTE Medical Technician staff if operating room services are provided.

STAFFING FORMULAE

Driving Variables:
Nursing Units
Operating Room services

Personnel Categories:
Central Supply staff
Medical Technician

MINIMUM STAFFING LEVELS (fixed):

Personal Category FTEs Per
Central Supply staff 0.67 Per facility

Plus, VARIABLE STAFFING LEVELS:

Personal Category FTEs Per
Central Supply staff 0.67 Nursing Unit
Medical Technician 1.00 Operating Room Services


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