The RN Weekend Program offers $7.00 more per hour to experienced full time and part time Registered Nurses who commit to working a weekend schedule. The $7.00 weekend premium is paid per hour in addition to the RN's regular base rate for weekend hours worked between 7pm Friday through 7pm Sunday. Program requirements, shift hours, paid time off, and other program details are further explained below.
- One-year full time RN experience required.
- Must be a licensed RN in the state of Kentucky or compact state.
- BLS, ACLS, PALs required based on unit requirements.
- The RN agrees to work the weekend program requirements for a full calendar year. The calendar year agreement may be automatically extended for another calendar year at the discretion of the Nursing Department and the RN. Automatically extended agreements may be canceled with 30-days written notice by the RN.
- Full time RNs commit to working three 12-hour shifts comprised of two weekend shifts and one week-day shift for a full calendar year. Part time RNs commit to working two weekend 12-hour shifts for a full calendar year.
- For night shift, the eligible weekend shifts are Friday and Saturday nights (7pm to 7am). For day shift, the eligible weekend shifts are Saturday and Sunday (7am to 7pm). To continue in the Weekend Program, a staff member must also follow the standards for scheduled and unscheduled time off.
- A full time Weekend Program RN will also work at least one (1) weekday shift assignment during the week. However, the Weekend Program premium rate apply only to those shifts worked within the eligible weekend program window. When working outside the weekend program window, the staff member will receive their regular hourly pay rate.
SCHEDULED AND UNSCHEDULED WEEKEND TIME OFF
- Weekend Program RNs are allowed a total of 8 weekend shifts off (scheduled and unscheduled) during the calendar year.
- No more than four (4) of the allotted eight (8) weekend shifts may be taken as unscheduled absences during the calendar year. If a Weekend Program RN incurs more than four (4) unscheduled weekend shift absences during the calendar year, the RN will be removed from the Weekend Program.
- If a RN has more than 8 weekend absences (scheduled or unscheduled) during 12-month period, the RN will be removed from the Weekend Program.
- Weekend Program RNs will not be assigned a mandatory make-up shift for unscheduled absences.
- Requests for PTO will follow unit procedures.
OTHER PROGRAM DETAILS
- Weekend Program team members will be eligible for shift differential during the specified night shift weekend hours in addition to the Weekend Program premium.
- Any hours worked outside the weekend hours designation will be paid at the base rate of pay plus applicable evening/night shift premiums.
- Weekend Program premium will not be paid for nonproductive time (i.e., sick time, vacation time, or any type of leave hours). All paid time off (PTO) will be paid at the base rate of pay.
- Weekend Program team members expected to work holidays that occur on the weekend are eligible for holiday pay when the holiday falls on a weekend and they are working.
- Orientation hours worked outside the weekend hours designation will be paid at the base rate of pay. Team members required to attend training or a meeting during the week will be paid at the base rate of pay, not at the Weekend Program premium.
The continuation of the Weekend Program is subject to the staffing needs of the nursing units and facility and may be discontinued at any time at the discretion of the Nursing Department with a minimum of a 30-day written notice to the participating RNs.
Posting ID: 597913482Posted: 2021-01-11