RRM Category: ANCILLARY SERVICES
The RRM Imaging staffing module estimates the requirements for imaging technologists to perform normal imaging procedures to obtain images for reading by radiologists or a primary care provider. The internal service core of the Imaging Department consist of film processing and quality control. The workload parameters that are the key variables in the staffing estimation are Average Daily Patient Load (ADPL) and Primary Care Provider Visits (PCPVs).
The Imaging Department activities include normal inpatient and outpatient imaging procedures. The images are sent to the Radiologist (Direct or Contract) for reading or is read by the initiating primary care provider.
Fixed Imaging Technologist staff of 1.00 FTE to serve surgery, 1.00 FTE to serve ICU with an ADPL greater than 2 and 1 FTE for a facility that has more than 100 surgery cases a year.
Fixed Imaging Technologist staff of 1.00 FTE, plus 1.00 FTE Imaging Technologist for every 23 ADPL.
Imaging Technician (CHA/P) - 1 FTE for every 100,000 CHA/P ambulatory encounters.
Fixed Imaging Technologist staff of 0.50 FTEs, plus 1.00 FTE Imaging Technologist for every 27,027 PCPVs over 4,400.
Note: A clerical staff pool of 0.3 FTE/10,000PCPVs will be formed for Pharmacy, Laboratory and Imaging.
Imaging Technologist (Medical Center)
Imaging Technologist (Hospital)
Imaging Technologist (Ambulatory)
Imaging Technician (CHA/P)
ADPL - Total
ADPL - ICU
MINIMUM STAFFING LEVELS (fixed):
|Imaging Technologist ( Hospitals)||1.0|
|Imaging Technologist (Medical Center)||1.0|
|Imaging Technologist (Ambulatory)||0.5|
|Imaging Technician (CHA/P)|
Plus, VARIABLE STAFFING LEVELS:
|Personal Category||FTEs||per||Driving Variables||Min.||Max.|
|Imaging Technologist (HOSP.)||1.0||33||ADPL||n/a||n/a|
|Imaging Technologist (MC)||1.0||service||Surg, ICU||100 surg cases, ADPL 2 ICU||n/a|
|Imaging Technologist (AMB)||1.0||27,027||PCPVs||4,400||n/a|
|Imaging Technician (CHA/P)||1.0||100,000||CHA Encounters||n/a||n/a|