12.1 Shift Premium. A shift premium shall be paid to employees (see Appendix IV – Salary Schedules and Premiums). Part-time classified staff employees shall receive prorated shift premium based on their regular monthly hours of work.
12.2 Charge Nurse Pay. Nurses meeting the definition of Charge Nurse in Article 6.8 shall receive charge nurse pay.
Substitute Lead Pay. Employees in the Professional/Technical and RT/AT bargaining units will receive Substitute Lead Pay when assigned to act in that role.
Weekend Social Worker Coordinator. Social Workers shall receive Weekend Coordinator Pay when assigned to that role.
All premiums are in Appendix IV – Salary Schedules and Premiums.
12.3 Standby Premium. Off-duty standby assignments shall be determined in advance by supervision. Volunteers will be used for standby assignment when practicable. Standby premiums for employees placed on standby off the hospital premises are in Appendix IV - Salary Schedules and Premiums.
12.4 Call Back – From Standby. Any time actually worked in call back from standby shall be compensated at the rate of time and one-half the regular rate of the employee concerned and shall be paid in addition to any compensation for standby. When called back, the employee shall receive premium pay for a minimum work period of two and one-half hours.
Call Back – Not From Standby. When an employee has left the institution grounds and is called to return to work outside of regularly scheduled hours to handle emergency situations which could not be anticipated, he/she shall receive pay for time actually worked. Time worked shall be compensated at time and one-half and shall be paid for a minimum of two and one half (2 ½) hours. Time worked immediately preceding the regular shift does not constitute call back, provided time worked does not exceed two hours or notice of at least eight hours has been given.
12.5 Temporary Assignment to a Higher Position. Whenever an employee is temporarily assigned in writing by the Employer to regularly perform the principal duties of a higher level position for a period of five or more scheduled working days within the employee’s standard work period as specified in Article 7, Section 2, he/she shall be compensated at a salary which represents a two step increase beyond the employee’s current step for such period of assignment. Said increase shall be paid beginning with the first day and to include the days working such assignment. Such assignments must be by mutual agreement.
12.6 Modality Pay – Professional Technical Bargaining Unit