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Table 7. Hours per Day for Other Nonclinical Staff in Long-term Care Nursing Facility (121 Beds)*

Staff Type Hours per Day
Administration/Administrative Support 8 hours per day (M-F) per unit for unit clerk
8 hours per day (M-F) billing
8 hours 4 days/week payroll
Biomedical Engineering N/A
Central Supply/Materials Management N/A Each department orders its own supplies.
Communications Specialist Maintenance Department*
Food Service Supervisor 8 hours per day (M-F)
Cook 24 hours per day
Food Service Workers 40 hours per day
Housekeeping 46 hours per day
Human Resources NA
Interpreter NA—Bilingual employees interpret when needed.
Laundry Linen service contracted.*
Maintenance 8 - 24 hours per day
Morgue Worker N/A
Public Information Specialist N/A
Safety Manager Maintenance Department*
Security Maintenance Department*
Transport Nursing Department*
Volunteers N/A

* Hours per day not available for contracted services.

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