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Old 10-11-2012, 01:37 PM
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What is the going rate for being on call by phone for you guys? Not actually going on visits, but just to be available by phone.

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We do supervisory coverage every evening 5-9, just in case a major emergency happens. Thankfully, it very rarely does, and I've honestly gotten more calls from my nurses on nites where I wasn't the on-call supervisor! We're salaried, but we get a 15% of our calculated hourly rate, basically for making sure our cell phone is turned on and in reach. (We also give our nurses 15% for working those evening hours JFYI) We also have the option of flexing our schedule to work during those later hours (usually by coming in late or knocking off early Friday )
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Thank you Dria. Very helpful!
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Crunch --- not sure if this will help you or not... I used to work for an infusion company. When I was called into the office for pts (usually IV antibiotics) I was paid $50/hr. I had on call time a couple of days a week., typically weekends. When I was home my rate was $25/hour for a 4 hour shift.
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Crunch --- not sure if this will help you or not... I used to work for an infusion company. When I was called into the office for pts (usually IV antibiotics) I was paid $50/hr. I had on call time a couple of days a week., typically weekends. When I was home my rate was $25/hour for a 4 hour shift.
$25 an hour to stay home, $50 to go in?? I'm seriously in the wrong line of work.
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$25 an hour to stay home, $50 to go in?? I'm seriously in the wrong line of work.
it wasnt every day -- but the on-call ended after I had an injury and the good ole doc realized how much he was saving. But if I do go in for an infusion, my rate was increased. I negoitated well. :)
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Thanks all - very helpful.
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