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on-call

Hospital practice adjective Referring to a status in which a physician can be reached and arrive at the hospital within 30 mins of being paged
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A successful candidate must also work a minimum of four 12 hour on-call work shifts each month, and respond to requests to provide victim examinations at local hospitals within these hours as required; these hours will be compensated by the State of New Jersey under its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner "direct pay" arrangement with the Essex County Prosecutor%s Office, and will not be the responsibility of the County of Essex.
Judit Sharon, CEO of Onset Technology said : "We are very pleased to have Philip and his entire team trust their mission critical messaging and on-call scheduling to the OnPage IT alert management system.
The service is now taking applications for on-call fire-fighters who are required to work on a standby basis to provide daytime cover across Featherstone, Slaithwaite, Mir-field, Ilkley, Otley, Silsden and Mytholmroyd.
Cobar nurses have gathered statistics to show that an on-call roster, at an annual cost of less than $15,000, would actually save the LHD money by reducing its overtime bill.
Many newly qualified physiotherapists may face their first on-call duty with minimal or no prior hands-on experience of working with acutely ill patients or of working in a highly skilled area such as intensive care (Bott 2002).
Reasons for rising on-call problems range from medical practice changes to generational differences among doctors.
The survey of more than 2,500 physicians and other health care providers found that 38% of respondents did not receive additional compensation for on-call coverage, while 62% received some type of added payment.
The survey of more than 2,500 physicians in group and solo practices and other health care providers found that 38% of respondents did not receive additional compensation for on-call coverage, while 62% received some type of added payment.
In the state of Connecticut, the firm also serves as an on-call scheduling consultant with the Connecticut DPW and an on-call claims consultant with the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
Answer: Whether an employer must pay for an employee's on-call time depends on whether the employee can use the time effectively for his or her own purposes.
The study of 3,015 births, overseen by Prof John Higgins, found mortality rates among infants born during on-call hours was 1.
The court held that county did not have a custom or policy of deliberate indifference so as to support a [section] 1983 claim, given that there was no evidence of a clear and consistent pattern of mistreatment of detainees, and that the shift commander followed the county's policy and contacted the on-call doctor.