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The pages in this handbook replace the corresponding page numbers in VA Handbook Revised text is contained in [brackets]. These changes will be incorporated into the electronic version of VA Handbook that is maintained on the Office of Human Resources Management Web site.
Significant changes include: a. Nurses on this schedule work six hour tours of duty wholly within a pay period and are considered for all purposes to have worked a full hour pay period; b. Adds a minimum charge for annual and sick leave for nurses on this schedule of one-quarter hour 15 minutes ; d.
However, facilities must still maintain a policy that prevents nurses providing direct patient care other than nurses providing emergency care from working in excess of 12 consecutive hours or 60 hours in any 7-day period; e. Requires nurses officially ordered or approved hours of service in excess of 40 hours in an administrative week, or in excess of 8 consecutive hours, shall receive overtime pay for each additional hour of service; f.
Establishes limitations on overtime duty, weekend duty, and alternative work schedules for nurses; and g. Modifies the leave charge for nurses on the Baylor Plan. Instead of being charged hours of leave for each hour of annual or sick leave taken, nurses on the Baylor Plan will be charged leave on an hourly basis. Accrued Leave. The leave earned by an employee during the current leave year that is unused at any given time in that leave year. Accumulated Leave.
The unused leave remaining to the credit of an employee at the beginning of a leave year. Administrative Workweek. The calendar week, Sunday through Saturday. Nine months part-time with three months off duty within a fiscal year, paid at 75 percent of the full-time rate for such nurse s grade and step each bi-weekly pay period of the fiscal year. Two regularly scheduled hour tours of duty contained entirely within the first and last day of the administrative workweek Sunday and Saturday.
Basic Workweek 1 For full-time employees other than physicians, dentists, podiatrists, chiropractors, optometrists, nurses, nurse anesthetists, physician assistants PAs and expanded-function dental auxiliaries EFDAs appointed under 38 U.
Chapters 73 or 74 , basic workweek is the 40 hour workweek established in accordance with 5 CFR and Part II, Chapter 2 of this handbook. This requirement as to availability exists 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Employees under the 9-Month Work Schedule are considered part-time employees, except for purposes of health insurance per 38 U. General Leave Terms.
In administrating 5 U. Intermittent Employment. This term refers to the employment of an individual under the provisions of 38 U. C a 1 a on an intermittent basis. II-1 2. II-3 2. II-5 3. II-5 4. II-7 5. II-8 6.
II [8. IIf] II-i. II-K-1 II-ii. Periodic Review of Schedules. Duty schedules should be reviewed periodically to ensure that they meet the needs of the service efficiently with due consideration being given to employee needs.
Particular attention should be given to tours of duty which include standby time or regular overtime. Labor Relations. Management should meet its local labor relations responsibilities when implementing policies under this chapter. Approved tours of duty, by Time and Leave Unit, are available electronically to all employees from the Payroll Office. Overtime work means each hour of work in excess of 40 hours in an administrative workweek or in excess of 8 hours in a day, whichever is the greater number of overtime hours.
Excluded are employees on compressed work schedules or the Baylor Plan see paragraph 11 of this chapter and VA Handbook Supervisory personnel must obtain proper authorization for overtime before permitting or requiring the performance of overtime work by an employee. Administration heads and other top officials are authorized to prescribe, in their responsible areas, such limitations as are necessary to provide control and prevent abuse of the use of overtime.
Each responsible official must assure that the rights of employees to compensation for overtime services are observed. See also part III of this handbook regarding use of annual leave in proximity to overtime. Any overtime duty required of employees should be equitably distributed consistent with the needs of the office. However, overtime duty should not be required of employees when it will impair their health or efficiency or cause extreme hardship to them.
Regular Scheduled Overtime. A regularly scheduled administrative workweek consisting of a period of overtime work, either as a part of or in addition to the hour basic workweek, may be established by administration heads or staff office heads, or their designees, for their respective personnel within Central Office, and by field facility heads. If the regular overtime work is not expected to recur over an extended period of time at least 2 consecutive administrative workweeks , it may be authorized by the officials listed above.
For purposes of leave and overtime pay administration, the authorization shall specify for such employee s , by calendar days and number of hours a day, the overtime periods included in the regularly scheduled administrative workweek. Compensatory time off in lieu of II Full-time physicians, dentists, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists shall be permitted some periods of time free from official duty to the extent that this does not impair provision of essential services in patient treatment and care.
Each such full day granted shall be called an administrative non-duty day. The remaining 2 days Sunday, the first day of the workweek and Saturday, the last day of the workweek shall be designated as the administrative non-duty days of the workweek for physicians, dentists, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists or the days off for nurses, nurse anesthetists, PAs and EFDAs.
Unusual circumstances may make it necessary, however, for the Under Secretary for Health, chief consultants, or facility directors, as appropriate, to alter these provisions for specific individuals or groups of individuals in the best interests of the service.
II c. The official shall inform the employee of the change and shall be responsible for ensuring that the change is recorded on the employee s time card or its electronic equivalent. Such officials are also to give employees consideration in arranging schedules so long as such consideration is compatible with VA work requirements.
Under this work schedule the registered nurse is considered for all purposes to have worked a full  hour [pay period]. A full-time nurse or nurse anesthetist shall be placed on an Alternate Work Schedule only at the beginning of the administrative workweek and taken off at the end of the administrative workweek. Timekeeping documents shall reflect actual hours worked by full-time, part-time, and intermittent employees.
Employees shall be excused to the extent possible for observance of the following holidays and non-workdays designated by Federal Statute or Executive Order: January 1, the third Monday in January, the third Monday in February, the last Monday in May, July 4, the first Monday in September, the second Monday in October, November 11, the fourth Thursday in November, December 25, and any other calendar day designated as a holiday or non-workday by Federal Statute or Executive Order.
However, notwithstanding the preceding provisions of this subparagraph, full-time nurses and nurse anesthetists on the Baylor Plan shall not be entitled to holidays.
Full-Time Employees Except Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists on the Baylor Plan 1 For employees whose basic workweek is Monday through Friday, holidays falling on a Sunday shall be observed the following Monday; holidays falling on Saturday shall be observed on the preceding Friday; and all other holidays shall be observed on the day they occur.
Part-Time Employees. Part-time employees who are excused from duty on a holiday are entitled to their regular pay for that day. Otherwise eligible part-time employees required to work on holidays are not entitled to holiday premium pay for such service. However, employees whose absence is not authorized will be considered absent without leave and shall lose pay for the day. In-Lieu Non-workday.
An in-lieu non-workday may be granted to full-time physicians, dentists, podiatrists, chiropractors, and optometrists, for work performed on a holiday or the day observed as a holiday, provided the full-time employee s services can be spared without detriment to patient care. Such in-lieu day if authorized must be taken within 90 days by the full-time employee concerned. Full-time employees who are assigned to work on holidays and whose absences were not authorized will be reported as being on unauthorized absence and will lose pay for that day.
Those designated hours and days during the biweekly pay period when an employee on a flexible schedule must be present for work. That part of the schedule of working hours during which, under procedures contained herein, employees may choose their time of arrival and departure from the worksite, within limits consistent with the duties and responsibilities of their positions. A system of work scheduling which splits the workday into two distinct kinds of time: the core time band and the flexible time band.
A flexible schedule in which an employee, having once selected starting and stopping times within the flexible time bands, continues to adhere to these times. Employees may request different starting and stopping times. Such tours, and changes to such tours, however, must be approved by the employee's supervisor and documented in accordance with the procedures contained herein. A type of flextime where the employee selects a starting time and stopping time within the established flexible time band and, once selected, this becomes the employee's assigned schedule.
The employee, however, is given 15 minutes of flexibility on either side of the selected arrival time. The actual time of arrival becomes the employee's starting time for the day. For example, an employee selecting a.
If the employee arrives at a. Assuming a half-hour lunch period, the departure time would be p. If the same employee reports at a. The same employee arriving at a. Under the modified flexitour, the starting time, and changes in the starting time, must be approved by the supervisor and documented in accordance with the procedures contained herein. For full-time employees, the term overtime hours refers to officially ordered or approved hours of work performed in excess of the employee's basic work requirement.
For part-time employees, overtime hours are those hours of work performed in excess of the basic work requirement for a [scheduled period of service] but must be in excess of 8 [consecutive] hours or for a week but must be in excess of 40 hours [, or in excess of 80 hours in the pay period]. Paragraph 5c of this chapter contains a definition of overtime hours for employees on flexible schedules. Such employees, however, are also eligible for callback overtime if they meet the conditions outlined in VA Handbook b Additional Pay for Night Work[.
A full-time employee on a flexible schedule, who performs non-overtime work on a day designated as his or her holiday, is entitled to his or her rate of basic pay, plus the applicable amount of additional pay for holiday work authorized under VA Handbook , Pay Administration, for each hour of nonovertime holiday worked.
A part-time employee on a flexible schedule is entitled to the applicable amount of additional pay for holiday work, authorized under VA Handbook and chapter 2 of this part, for the number of hours he or she was scheduled to work that day, up to a maximum of 8 hours. Part-time employees are not entitled to a day off in lieu of the holiday. See subparagraph 6 below.
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Department of Veterans Affairs VA HANDBOOK 5011/23 HOURS OF DUTY AND LEAVE
The pages in this handbook replace the corresponding page numbers in VA Handbook Revised text is contained in [brackets]. These changes will be incorporated into the electronic version of VA Handbook that is maintained on the Office of Human Resources Management Web site. Significant changes include: a. Nurses on this schedule work six hour tours of duty wholly within a pay period and are considered for all purposes to have worked a full hour pay period; b. Adds a minimum charge for annual and sick leave for nurses on this schedule of one-quarter hour 15 minutes ; d. However, facilities must still maintain a policy that prevents nurses providing direct patient care other than nurses providing emergency care from working in excess of 12 consecutive hours or 60 hours in any 7-day period; e. Requires nurses officially ordered or approved hours of service in excess of 40 hours in an administrative week, or in excess of 8 consecutive hours, shall receive overtime pay for each additional hour of service; f.
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