Non-medical personnel of healthcare organizations: the problems of definition and number control

Written by Benkovskaya O.P., Chernaya I.P., Gorshkova O.V.

  UDK: 614.2:331.108.2 DOI: 10.17238/PmJ1609-1175.2016.3.89–92 | Pages: 89–92 | Full text PDF | Open PDF 


It was conducted the analyses of the problem of definition ‘non-medical personnel of healthcare organizations’ and the number control. Using the data of foreign and national resources it is shown the conceptual polysemanticism of non-medical personnel names: ‘related healthcare specialists’, ‘supportive personnel’, and ‘extra personnel’. It was analysed current approaches to the separation of non-medical personnel structure. It is shown the necessity to divide this structure into two groups: workers and administrative personnel, including managers, specialists, and maintenance performers. Taking into account the suggested approach to personnel structure to determine a demand for non-medical personnel, it is recommended to control the number of administrative personnel and standards of management, services, time, etc. that can be developed during the personnel audit of healthcare organizations.

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O.P. Benkovskaya, I.P. Chernaya, O.V. Gorshkova
Pacific State Medical University (2 Ostryakova Ave. Vladivostok 690950 Russian Federation), Vladivostok State University of Economics and Services (41 Gogolya St. Vladivostok 690014 Russian Federation)

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