Table 2

Operationalization of the subsystem of acquiring, deploying and maintaining nursing resources
Acquiring, deploying and maintaining nursing resources 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 # models
1. Nursing staff supply
Quantity/intensity 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17
Quality (training, experience) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18
Skill mix 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18
Patient classification systems 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12
2. Working conditions
a. Support resources
Physical facilities 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
Material resources 1 1 1 3
b. Employment conditions
Stability (Overtime/ agency nurses floating nurses) 1 1 1 1 1 5
Workload 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
3. Staff maintenance
Satisfaction at work 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Work-related accidents, injuries, illnesses 1 1 2
Retention/turnover 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 9
Absenteeism 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
4. Economic sustainability
Cost of resources 1 1 1 3
Cost per case-mix or patient-day 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11
Number of indicators 11 1 0 1 5 6 4 7 1 6 4 9 0 6 0 7 0 4 5 1 0 6 9 3 7 8 3 1 3 4 6

Dubois et al.

Dubois et al. BMC Nursing 2013 12:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-12-7

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