Frequently Asked Questions about Payroll-Based Journal

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Staffing Hours

No, you should not include time spent in new employee orientation. The only training hours that can be included are those when the employee is on the unit and available for direct patient care.

Category: Staffing Hours

For exempt staff, only report the hours paid. Do not report vacation, PTO, sick time, etc.

Category: Staffing Hours

No, paid vacation and sick time hours cannot be counted for PBJ.

Category: Staffing Hours

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