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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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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 measure to recommend that CMS not link on-call participation with Medicare participation was approved in a close vote (7-6 with one abstention).
With respect to on-call and other activities outside of the normal workday, the dispositive issue is whether the employee was "engaged to wait," for which he or she should be compensated, or "waiting to be engaged," which is not compensable.
* The on-call physician sees the patient, notes the temperature, sees the blood cultures and is not concerned.
The aircraft was in the on-call status for eight hours when it was finally alerted to start up at 2200.
Generally, time spent on-call is not compensable under the FLSA unless the employees are required to remain at the employer's premises or are so restricted that they cannot engage in personal activities.
The review of how on-call time should be defined follows two cases in the healthcare sector where the European Court of Justice ruled that on-call time should be classified as working time even when the employee is asleep or resting.
440 contains other exclusions and exemptions, this section is discussed because it is most applicable to the issue of whether an on-call employee is entitled to workers' compensation benefits in a given situation.
On-call fees and the like must be calculated as part of the employee's regular rate.
SIPTU gave six months' notice to the South Eastern Health Board of their intention to withdraw from the on-call system."
One physician filed a motion for dismissal on the grounds that no physician-patient relationship had ever been established since he had merely been contacted by telephone and declined to respond since he alleged ly was not "on-call."