Analyzes staffing projection reports and makes
recommendations for short-term and long-term staffing needs. Apprise
management of continuing recruiting needs for regular and temporary staff.
Recommends recruitment needs and recruitment strategies.
Assists managers in providing appropriate staffing
levels by assigning float pool personnel to units with notable vacancies.
Coordinates float pool schedules.
Collaborates with Human Resources for hiring temporary
supplemental staffing. Coordinates orientation for temporary nursing
Collaborates with Manager to ensure that there are
adequate personnel for all shifts through the development, preparation,
and maintenance of staffing schedules that meet hospital needs as apply to
variable census conditions.
Collaborates with managers on vacancy and vacation
Contributes to the achievement of established
department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies,
procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with
governmental and accreditation regulations.
Employs staffing options to cover last-minute sick or
absent calls by using the least expensive options first.
Maintains list of current nursing personnel.
Maintains systems for recording staffing data relative
to past, current, and future projection reports.
Maintains the following reports and communicates
information to leadership: Position Control Report, Negative Time Report
and follow-up on related disciplinary action; Weekend absences; Long term
sick associates with expected date of return; Shift-by-Shift report on
actual staffing; Current Nursing Personnel.
Participates in meetings and on committees and represents
the department and hospital in community outreach efforts as required.
Participates in multidisciplinary quality and service
Performs other duties as assigned.
Refers to established unit staffing patterns to ensure
minimum staffing requirements for each nursing classification and work
status for each unit based on 24hour coverage. Adjusts staffing to meet
needs and to provide adequate coverage of unit.
Schedules and posts calendars containing information
important to nursing personnel.
Associate’s degree in Business Required or
related field, Required or
High School Diploma or GED equivalent plus an
equivalent combination of education Required and
related experience. Required
1-2 years 2 years related experience Required
Basic math skills.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Basic computer skills preferred.
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