"Star System" - page 2

Does anyone here have a "star system" where they work? I work at hospital on med/surg unit. We are "starred" one day per week. If someone calls off that day and you are starred you stay to cover... Read More

  1. by   mcknis
    we don't yet have forced/mandated overtime, but i see us coming to that soon enough. we have had an on call shedule for the last 3 years, and management is looking at ways of making it 'attractive' for employees. hmmmm?
  2. by   diane227
    Honey, I don't work over. I am 54 years old and semi retired. I work 8 hour shifts. I will stay over to help the night shift charge nurse get caught up if we have had a late night rush, otherwise no. When people call in, we usually have people that will come in early or work over. We have nurses on our floor who want to work lots of overtime. So it usually works out OK.