Clinical Staffing and Scheduling Certification© Course

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Course Description

Target Participants:  Unit level managers and any other positions responsible for budgeting and/or employee scheduling. Human Resource, Finance and Service Line Leaders are encouraged to attend.

This 4-day evidence-based program (theory and application) concentrates on the essential skills necessary to develop, manage, evaluate, and optimize scheduling and staffing in alignment with FTE budgets, position control, and regulatory requirements.  Learn how to build and defend budgets and positions when meeting with senior leaders, finance and/or productivity committees.

Curriculum Modules

  • FTE Budgeting and Position Control
  • Schedule Development with Optimization
  • Managing Employee Requests
  • Measuring Schedule Quality
  • Deficit Demand & Unit Based Response
  • Preventing and treating scheduling leakage
  • Preventing and treating payroll leakage
  • Management & Variance Reporting
  • Benchmarking
    • And More

Program Includes:

  • A workbook
  • Electronic forms used in class
  • Examples and reference documents
  • 1-copy of the PSS™ Annual Survey of Hours Report© – PDF Version
  • Lunch

This program can be offered at your location. Group pricing is available upon request.

Provider Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 15142 for 24.5 contact hours. Participants will receive a Clinical Staffing and Scheduling Certificate© upon completing this program.



LMI Reserves the right to transfer all registrations to another date if the minimum class size of eight- (8) attendees is unmet 6- weeks prior to the course program date. Registrations may be transferred to another person at your organization. Upon request vendors or consulting companies may request onsite programs for their staff. All registrants MUST be working within a Healthcare System at the time of the class. Cancellations prior to 6-weeks of the program date will be assessed a $250.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations within 1 to 5 weeks of the program date are non-refundable. Lunches & program materials included. Transportation, lodging, all other expenses are additional.


About Instructor

  • LMI Faculty

    Headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota, the Labor Management Institute, Inc. (LMI) offers workforce management education, research and consulting services specializing in operations, budgeting, financial management, employee scheduling and staffing to budget, productivity management and report automation for healthcare and other industries nationally and internationally. LMI is a recognized leader in workforce management and publishes the Labor Management Institute's Perspectives On Staffing & Scheduling (PSS™) Newsletter© and the PSS™ Annual Survey of Hours Report©, now in its 33rd year.