on call rotation - page 2

My admin wants me to try an on call rotation for the staff nurses to keep the floor covered. I have worked in several types of nursing settings that used this solution, but that was years ago. Do you... Read More

  1. by   RanieRN
    At my place, the ADON, SDC (2--they job share), MDS, the two unit managers, and myself (Mon-Thu eve supervisor) rotate the on call schedule. In the almost 4 years I've been there, the on-call's been called in 4 times. Not too bad.

    CapeCodMermaid--
    We have a new ED who thinks along the same lines of your consultant. She's questioning why a facility our size (only 70 beds) needs an ADON as well as evening and weekend supervisiors. :icon_roll
  2. by   CapeCodMermaid
    Quote from SnfRn
    At my place, the ADON, SDC (2--they job share), MDS, the two unit managers, and myself (Mon-Thu eve supervisor) rotate the on call schedule. In the almost 4 years I've been there, the on-call's been called in 4 times. Not too bad.

    CapeCodMermaid--
    We have a new ED who thinks along the same lines of your consultant. She's questioning why a facility our size (only 70 beds) needs an ADON as well as evening and weekend supervisiors. :icon_roll
    I have 181 beds.
  3. by   RanieRN
    Quote from CapeCodMermaid
    I have 181 beds.
    Your consultant definately sounds like an idjit. No managers or supervisors for 181 beds?! No way she's spent time working a floor.

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