On the General Medicine wards, our teams have a resident and one to two interns.
At 9 p.m. the on-call senior resident goes home and a night float senior resident
cones from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. This resident is responsible for assisting with overnight
admissions and supervising the on-call intern. The on-call intern is allowed to admit
up to 4 new patients per call day. The maximum of admissions to the call team is 8
new patients on to the service cap of 14 patients, whichever comes first. No patients
are admitted by the post-call team. The "pre-call" team may admit one new patient
and the "sister team" (team that is 2 days from long call) may admit two new patients.
In the MICU, our team has one senior resident (day/night) and four to five interns.
The senior resident does 2 weeks of MICU days (no overnight call) and then 2 weeks
of night float. Call for interns is every fourth or fifth night. The Senior is responsible
for assisting with overnight admissions to the MICU/CCU/ER and supervising the MICU