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Planning, Evaluation & Research

RRM Category: GENERAL SERVICES AND PLANT OPERATIONS

RRM Module: Facility Maintenance

Overview
The RRM Facility Maintenance staffing module estimates the requirements for maintenance staff to facility repair and maintenance services and daily grounds maintenance services. The workload parameters that are the key variables in the staffing estimation are Average Daily Patient Load, Square Meters of Facility Space, and Hectares of Grounds

Services Description:
Facility maintenance services include:
  • Long-term care and repair of the health facility,
  • On a continuing basis, the maintenance staff handle maintenance problems as they arise and perform routine preventative maintenance, and
  • Daily grounds maintenance such as landscaping and snow removal.

Staffing Criteria:
Fixed Hospital Maintenance staff of 2.50 FTEs plus, plus 1.00 FTE Maintenance staff for every 10 ADPL, plus 1.00 FTE Maintenance staff per 3.0 hectares of grounds.

Fixed Ambulatory Facility Maintenance staff of 0.5 FTEs, plus 1.00 FTE Maintenance staff per 3.0 hectares of grounds.

1.00 FTE Maintenance staff per 1000 square meters of non-inpatient space in facilities where this space is less than 1,400 square meters. For facilities that have 1,401 to 3,700 square meters of non-inpatient space there is 1.00 FTE Maintenance per 1,200 square meters. For facilities that have greater than 3,701 square meters non-inpatient space there is 1.00 FTE Maintenance for every 1,500 square meters.

For locations with Quarters:
1.00 FTE Maintenance staff per 2000 square meters of quarters space.

STAFFING FORMULAE

Personnel Categories:
Maintenance staff

Driving Variables:
ADPL
Acres of grounds
Square Meters of Non-inpatient Space
Square Meters of Quarters Space

MINIMUM STAFFING LEVELS (fixed):

Personal Category FTEs Driving Variables
Maintenance staff 0.5 Per Ambulatory facility
Maintenance staff 2.5 Per hospital

Plus, VARIABLE STAFFING LEVELS:

Personal Category FTEs per Driving Variables Min. Max.
Maintenance staff 1.0 10 ADPL 0 n/a
Maintenance staff 1.0 3.0 Hectares of grounds 0 n/a
Maintenance staff 1.0 1000 Square Meters of Non-inpatient Space 464 1400
Maintenance staff 1.0 1200 Square Meters of Non-inpatient Space 1401 3700
Maintenance staff 1.0 1500 Square Meters of Non-inpatient Space 3701 n/a
Maintenance staff 1.0 2000 Square Meters of Quarters Space 0 n/a


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