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Call stipends are paid depending on the call designation assigned to the program.

Home Heavy Call

$104 per duty period


Home Light Call 

$67 per duty period


In-House Call 

$156 per duty period within the maximum of 1 in 4 averaged over the rotation

$182 per weekday duty period worked in excess of 1 in 4 averaged over the rotation

$234 per weekend duty period worked in excess o f 1 in 4 averaged over the rotation 


ICU/CCU Call

$156 per duty period within the maximum of 1 call period in every 3 days

$182 in excess of 1 call period in every 3 days

Submit your request for Excess Call Stipend

Wondering if it's home heavy, home light or in-house call? View the Call Designations by Program

Collective Bargaining Agreement

Article 9.2 In-House Call Duty

Article 9.2

In the event that a Resident performs In-House call duty in excess of 1 in 4 by assignment, such work will be paid at the rate of $178 (Effective January 1, 2014 increase to $182) for periods from 1700 to 0800 hours on weekdays, and $229 (Effective January 1, 2014 increase to $234) for periods from 0800 to 0800 hours on
weekends.


There will be no prorating of these amounts for partial duty periods, and partial periods of In-House call shall not be considered in calculating the number of duty periods. Extension of hours pertaining to a critical medical situation or completion of training or service requirements will also not be considered. In-House-on-call duty periods that result from any leave of absence granted to any Resident pursuant to this Collective Agreement will also not be considered.

Article 9.4 ICU/CCU

In the event that a Resident works 24 hours on/24 hours off ICU/CCU, rotations in excess of the principle of one (1) occasion in three (3) days, he/she will be paid a stipend of $178 (Effective January 1, 2014 increase to $182) per occasion. There will be no prorating of this stipend, and partial duty periods will not be considered. Extended hours resulting from a critical medical situation or completion of training or service requirements will not apply.

Article 9.6 On-Call Stipends

Article 9.6

Tier 1 (Home Heavy):
Effective January 1, 2013 $102 per duty period
Effective January 1, 2014 $104 per duty period

Home Heavy call defined as:

• A home call where during the period of 5:00 pm and 8:00 am, the resident has to spend more than 4 hours after 5:00 pm and/or 2 hours after midnight out of home (i.e., in the hospital) more than 50% of the time and over a given call period.
• A home call during a weekday or stat holiday, where the resident has to spend 12 hours or more during a 24-hour period in the hospital more than 50% of the time over a given call period.
Please note that every hour in the hospital after midnight will count as 2 hours for the calculation.
This formula is used to determine the call designation for each specific program and each specific call period.

Tier 2 (Home Light):
Effective January 1, 2013 $66 per duty period
Effective January 1, 2014 $67 per duty period
Any on call not meeting the above definition is Home Light.

In House:
Effective January 1, 2013 $153 per duty period
Effective January 1, 2014 $156 per duty period

NO CONVERSION SHALL APPLY