baylor shifts?

  1. 0 Hello,
    I have been offered a 7a-7p baylor shift position at my current job. I was wondering what types of questions I should ask. How much should the pay be? It would be, work 32 and get paid for 40. I live in the New England area.
    Thanks
  2. Visit  Schmoo1022 profile page

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    From 'CT'; 42 Years Old; Joined Feb '05; Posts: 526; Likes: 284.

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  3. Visit  Katnip profile page
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    Ask about PTO or vacation time accrual.

    How many days a year can you take off? Is there a maximum?

    Is there a maximum number of weeks you can take at one time?

    Do they have a restriction on the number of call-offs a year before you lose that particular position? (Ours is more than 2)

    Will you be allowed to pick up shifts during the week, and if so, when can you get paid OT. Will it be after the 32 hours, or actual 40 hours worked.
    Last edit by Katnip on Feb 28, '08
  4. Visit  TheCommuter profile page
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    I'm confused, because 7am to 7pm is only a 12 hour shift. If you work 2 of these shifts per week, you'd likely be working 24 hours and getting paid for 32 hours.

    Anyhow, I worked weekend double shifts under the Baylor Plan for 2 years. I worked every Saturday and Sunday from 6am to 10pm. In other words, I worked 32 hours over the weekend and got paid for 40 hours. I loved having 5 days off in a row and having full-time perks such as benefits.

    Ask them if you'll be regarded as a full-time employee.
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  5. Visit  Schmoo1022 profile page
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    Thank you for replying.
    I think my boss is trying to be slick and offer me less money than I make now "because I am getting an extra 8 hours pay"
    Also, I am not taking benefits. I do want to know if I will ever get a weekend off if I need it.
    I was wondering if Baylors make more, less or the same per hour as other employees in your facility.

    Thanks!
  6. Visit  TheCommuter profile page
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    Quote from Schmoo1022
    Thank you for replying.
    I think my boss is trying to be slick and offer me less money than I make now "because I am getting an extra 8 hours pay"
    Also, I am not taking benefits. I do want to know if I will ever get a weekend off if I need it.
    I was wondering if Baylors make more, less or the same per hour as other employees in your facility.

    Thanks!
    At my former workplace, Baylor workers earned the same hourly rate as other nurses in the facility. There were a few small variances in pay rates due to some nurses having more seniority than others.
  7. Visit  Schmoo1022 profile page
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    I'm sorry if I confused you. I have the option of doing Sat/Sun, two 12 hours shift and get paid for 32, or do two 12 hour shifts and a an 8 hour during the week and getting paid for 40.
  8. Visit  nightmare profile page
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    What are Baylor shifts ?
  9. Visit  TheCommuter profile page
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    Quote from nightmare
    What are Baylor shifts ?
    1. Working two 16-hour shifts (32 hours) to get paid for 40 hours, or

    2. Working two 12-hour shifts (24 hours) to get paid for 32 hours.
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  10. Visit  Schmoo1022 profile page
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    Baylor shifts are when you agree to work every weekend ( usually 7a-7pm, or 7p-7am) Sat and Sunday and you get paid for an extra shift. Some people work 24 hours and get paid for 32 and some work 32 and get paid 40. There are a lot of variations on this though depending on the employer.
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  11. Visit  SteveNNP profile page
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    My last job paid baylors the same rate as a regular RN would get, but they only ACTUALLY worked 24 hours, and got paid for 36. Their PTO accrual was the same, but had to use 18 hours of PTO to take a 12 hr shift off. They got to take 2 full weekends off a year for working the other 25 before getting disciplined. I would have taken a Baylor position in a heartbeat, but the senior staff would pounce on the open positions as soon as they were posted.
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  12. Visit  ohmeowzer RN profile page
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    i work baylor work 36 hours and get paid for 40 hours. i work fri sat and sunday. i love it
  13. Visit  Schmoo1022 profile page
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    Quote from kizzykatlove
    i work baylor work 36 hours and get paid for 40 hours. i work fri sat and sunday. i love it
    Are you entitled to any weekends off yearly?
  14. Visit  IowaKaren profile page
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    My NH offers: work Sat/Sun 12 hr shifts and be like you worked 32 hrs. The rate is higher to make it pay as 32 hrs. You can pick up another 8 hr shift during the week to make 40 hrs and be eligible for med. insurance. If you miss a day on the weekend, you will be bumped back to the normal weekday pay scale and have to use PTO time to make up for the hours to keep your insurance. They get a weekend off every 13 weeks (4 x's a year within that 3 month period).


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