Basic scheduling rules
- Duty assignments must be separated by not less than 8 non-working hours
- There shall be at least 2 24-hour periods of scheduled non-working time per 2-week period
- Residents shall not work more than 2 consecutive nights on-call in any 7 day period
- If while on a shift that is 24-hours or longer and you are unable to obtain 4 uninterrupted consecutive hours for the purpose of rest, then you shall be relieved of duty no later than 10 am, subject to continuity of care. You may only be assigned responsibilities that can be reasonably be completed by 10 am, but you have the discretion to stay for compelling academic or humanistic reasons.
If you have any concerns or questions about your schedule please contact Resident Doctors of BC