Reply To: Outpatient Staff Ratios

  • Rebecca Fuerte Postle

    Member
    August 18, 2022 at 12:53 am

    I am also curious! Currently, we schedule patients according to staffing, but our same days (fever, hydration, …) are not accounted for.

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    Rebecca Fuerte Postle, RN
    RN III
    Calimesa, CA
    United States
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 08-05-2022 11:49 AM
    From: William Copeck
    Subject: Outpatient Staff Ratios

    I am curious about staffing ratios in the outpatient setting.
    What do people use as nurse/patient ratios? Do you base this only on volume or do you factor in acuity, infusion/procedures types, complexity of care, etc?
    Any input is appreciated.
    Thanks

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    [Bill] [Copeck],
    [Nurse Manager]
    [St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital]
    [Paterson], [NJ]
    [USA]
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