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If I go work in the North, do I have to do mandatory overtime?

First of all, it should be mentioned that in the North there is only full time. Due to the lack of resources, you need to expect to do some overtime. However, there is a difference in working in the clinics and working in the hospitals.


The nurses must do on call duty. Depending on the size of the community, the on call duty is more or less busy. It is clear that if you are 2 nurses in a community of 300 people, even if you are practically always either 1st or 2nd, you are not bothered often. However, if you go work in a community with 2,000 people, even if the team is larger and you are not on call too often, when it will be your turn expect the phone to ring more often. Depending on the localities, it is possible that you will do the Medevacs.


Some hospitals have decided to have 12 hour shifts, sometimes with a rotation. Some nurses are on call for the Medevacs, others for the emergency calls since they work at the clinic in the expanded role.




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