Work Staff

Intensive assistance and Load of Work of Nursing One of landmarks of the world contemporary are the phenomenon of the change. Changes are resulted of continuous transformations in the processes politicians, economic and technological. The changes in the society reflect directly in the organizations that face an environment each time more dynamic, mutant and that it demands adaptations (LOURENO, 2004). In this direction, the hospitals, while institutions that give health services suffer the influence from these transformations, collating themselves with the necessity to search strategies that assure its survival and, at the same time, promote the satisfaction of the clientele for taken care of it (CONISHI, 2005). In this context, the UTIs represents one of the hospital areas that more express such changes, for using for the attendance of the serious patient advanced technologies that allow to disgnostic interventions and therapeutical complex. In the staff provisions process, the nurses constitute important deliberative level when they decide in its units, amongst them the UTIs, the priorities of its services and indicate which and how many resources will be used in its accomplishment.

The difficulties for replacement of the pictures of the nursing team, on the basis of the work load, becomes the provisions of staff of nursing in the UTIs complex subject front the arguments of the nurses, when based only in the happened experiences day to day. This means that, the request of a contingent greater of nursing staff not if it supports in the lack of objective parameters that certify such necessity (GAIDZINSKI, 1998). Therefore, for one ampler understanding of the load of work of general and specialized nursing and its comparison between UTIs, fit to know the available instruments of measure for its objective mensurao..