Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2019 , Vol 10, Issue 3
Manpower Planning Based On The Workload Analysis For Midwives In Delivery Rooms
Şirin Özkan1,Meltem Saygılı2,Gökhan Aba1
1Bandırma Onyedi Eylül Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Sağlık Yönetimi Bölümü, Balıkesir, Türkiye
2Kırıkkale Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Sağlık Yönetimi Bölümü, Kırıkkale, Türkiye
DOI : 10.31067/0.2018.100 Objective: The aim of this research is to determine the midwives" need of the delivery room units in public hospitals based on the workload.

Study Design: Seven hospitals with delivery rooms in Kocaeli district were reviewed within the scope of this survey. The total number of the midwives workload in the delivery room units of the hospitals is 72. The survey reached 72 people, 42 (58%) of them have replied. The required number of midwives for 2017 was computed by using the data of the services produced (provided) by the hospitals in 2016. "Workload Indicators of Staffing Need (WISN) Automated Tool 2010" program of WHO was used to analyzed the data.

Results: It is observed when looking at the distribution of the midwives of the delivery rooms province-wide that the workload ratio of the midwives work in A delivery room is 0,60; the workload ratio of the midwives work in B delivery room is 0,66; the workload ratio of the midwives work in C delivery room is 2,17; the workload ratio of the midwives work in D delivery room is 1,13; this same ratio 2,21 is in E delivery room as well; it is 2,05 in F delivery room; and it is 1,77 in G delivery room.

Conclusion: It is found via this survey that the number of midwives workload or (midwives working) in the delivery rooms in Kocaeli district is enough; the workload ratios is 1,08. There are delivery room midwives that 8% more than the need to meet the determined standards province-wide. Moreover, we also found that the distribution of the work. In addition, the distribution of midwife workload among hospitals across the province was found to be unbalanced. Keywords : Midwifery, workload, workforce planning