On-Call Schedule

On-Call Schedule

 

Day Call

Night Float

Geographic General Medicine Service

(Q4 day call cycle)

- Non call teams admit patients from 07:00 to 14:00 in drip system

- Long call team admits new patients from 14:00 to 19:00

- Non-call teams sign-out to the on-call team at 17:00

- On-call team remains in-house for admissions & cross-cover until 20:00 (when NF team arrives)

- Team admits new patients from 19:00 to 07:00

- Team cross-covers unit based general medicine service overnight

- Residents present hold-overs to the day teams at 07:00

- NF team leaves by 08:00-08:30 every day

- Interns works 6 nights in a row for 3 three weeks during night float block by covering and admitting to the same service

- Resident works 6 nights in a row for 3 weeks during night float block by covering and admitting to the same service in 1 week increments

 

 

 

 

Digestive Health Service & Hematology/ Oncology Service

(Q4 day call cycle)

- On call teams admits new patients from 07:00 to 19:00

- Non-call teams sign-out to the on-call team at 17:00

- On-call team remains in-house for admissions & cross-cover until 20:00 (when NF team arrives)

 

- One supervising resident plus one Hem/Onc intern and one Digestive Health intern make up Night Float team

- Team admits new patients from 19:00 to 07:00

- Team cross-covers on each service overnight

- Intern and resident present holdovers to the day team at 07:00 for Hem/Onc and 08:00 for Digestive Health

- NF team leaves by 09:00

- Interns works 6 nights in a row for 3 three weeks during night float block by covering and admitting to the same service

- Resident works 6 nights in a row for 3 weeks during night float block by covering and admitting to the same service in 1 week increments

 

 

 

Day Call

 

Acute Cardiology Service

(Q4 day call cycle – resident overnight)

- Team admits from 07:00 to 21:00

- Non-call teams sign-out to the on-call team at 17:00

- Intern leaves by 22:00

- On-call resident remains in-house for cross-cover on acute cardiology service

- Overnight admissions provided by CCU resident and intern

- CCU intern and resident present holdovers to the day team at 07:00

- Post call intern and resident round following holdovers with post call resident leaving by 10:00 and post call intern signs out to on call team at 17:00

 

 

 

 

Day Call (Sunday – Friday)

Night Float (Sunday-Friday)

Weekend Coverage (Saturday)

 

 

 

 

Coronary Care Unit

(Q2 day call cycle)

- Team admits new patients from 07:00 to 21:00

- Non-call team sign-out to the on-call team as soon as work completed (approximately 14:00)

- On-call team remains in-house for admissions & cross-cover until 21:00 (when NF team arrives)

- Night float resident/intern team admit 21:00 to 07:00

- Night float team presents holdovers to Acute Cardiology and CCU starting at 07:00

- Night float team leaves by 10:00

- Saturday night “CCU Night Float” is covered by a resident/intern pair that is currently on an outpatient/elective block

- Night float team admits from 20:00 to 07:00 and cross covers the CCU

- Night float team admits from 21:00-07:00 to acute cardiology service

- NF intern and resident leave by 10:00

 

 

 

Day Call

 

 

 

Night Float (Continuous)

 

 

 

Medical Intensive Care Unit

Q4 day overnight call cycle)

- Team admits new patients from 07:00 to 20:00

- Non-call team sign-out to the on-call team at 17:00

- On-call resident remains in-house to cross-cover overnight

- On-call intern leaves by 22:00

- All teams round at 08:00 and post-call resident leaves by 10:00

- Post call intern signs out to on call team at 17:00

- Night float intern/resident team admit new patients 20:00-07:00

- Night float intern is responsible for cross cover with the help of the overnight call resident

- Night float team present overnight admissions on morning rounds

- Night float team leave by 10:00

- Each team does 5 days of night float at a time