- May 1, 2020
- By admin
Impaired Intern due to Health reasons means a mental or physical condition, or the abuse of or dependence on chemical substances, which effects the competence attitude, judgement or performance of a student. Ministry of Health shall pay housing allowance to interns who will enter in to an individual preferred housing contract.
After hour duty, it is expected of interns to work overtime as part of service delivery during emergencies. The interns should be part of the post intake rounds for training and teaching purposes. Again, it is expected of interns to be on duty for a maximum of 80 hours per week and that overtime was part of service delivery and lastly, night duty is a valid and essential learning experience where competencies and skills development could take place and exposure to very specific aspects of medicine was possible which differ from the normal day-time exposure. As for leave benefits, more than 2 months of leave in the two-year period shall result in extension of training in domains where training requirements are not met and leave application forms will be available from Human Resource Manager at the Rotation Facility. The original is submitted to Internship Coordinator, copy to Rotation Supervisor.
The following arrangements regarding leave during the two-year internship training program shall apply, there is an annual leave 22 days, preferable to be taken during the four-month rotations to a maximum of two weeks in a domain and total leave should not exceed 2 months since an intern should receive at least 22 months supervised training. Coming to sick leave of 12 days per year, an Intern shall be entitled to sick leave on full pay for up to 12 days and thereafter to sick leave on half pay for up to 24 days in each period of 12 months' continuous employment, entitlements of sick leave may not be carried forward from one year to another and an Intern shall produce a certificate of incapacity or proof of attendance signed by a registered medical practitioner. In the case of sick leave extending beyond six working days, the employer may require an intern to be examined by another registered medical practitioner, with the expenses of the examination and any travel expenses to be borne by the employer..
Family responsibility leave of 10 days/year whereby a maximum of 5 days for death of a direct family member or spouse and a maximum of 5 days for illness of direct family. Locums or moonlighting ILLEGAL and no study leave is awarded to interns. Impaired intern due to health reasons means a mental or physical condition, or the abuse of or dependence on chemical substances, which effects the competence attitude, judgement or performance of a student. Ministry of Health shall pay housing allowance to interns who will enter in to an individual preferred housing contract. On-call facilities, there will be satisfactory sleeping on-call-rooms for interns. Additionally, meals should be available for persons on emergency duty, especially at night and on-call facilities must be comfortable, clean, near the call point with adequate utilities and secure.
Transport need not be provided for interns except where the intern has to travel to different facilities.