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Document ID (ISN)101429
CIS number 03-470
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Work time schedule models - Modern work organization in the health care sector
Original title Arbeitszeitmodelle - Moderne Arbeitsorganisation im Gesundheitswesen [in German]
Bibliographic information Ministerium für Arbeit, Gesundheit und Soziales des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen, 40190 Düsseldorf, Germany, 2000. 67p. Illus. 46 ref.
Internet access [in German]
Abstract This document reports on current practice in the area of work time schedules in the health care sector in one of the Länder (States) of Germany. It reviews various work time models and discusses regulations with respect to work time, work breaks, rest time, night work and work on Sundays and public holidays. It also presents the case of a clinic where a new model of work time organization was developed in quality circles and implemented successfully.
Descriptors (primary) legal aspects; health care personnel; work time schedules; Germany
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; case study; night work; quality circles; hours of work; workbreaks; work-rest schedules; part-time employment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Precarious employment
Health care services
Hours of work