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STONZ National Manual

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The National Manual provides information on the parties' agreed application of the 20 DHB and Specialty Trainees of New Zealand MECA (STONZ MECA).

Purpose

The National Manual contains processes, procedures and resources, for deploying and supporting Resident Medical Officers (RMOs). The Manual provides a mechanism for the STONZ MECA to be applied in a consistent and standardised way across the 20 DHBs. 

Who can use the Manual

Content has been developed for:

  • RMOs
  • The Specialty Trainees of New Zealand (STONZ)
  • People providing administrative and management support to RMOs

For example: RMO Support Units, Duty Managers, Services, Senior Medical Officers, Payroll, Employment Relations and Human Resources teams. 

VERSION NOTES:

The DHB-STONZ National Manual has undergone a full review as part of the National Engagement Forum work plan following settlement of the STONZ and 20 DHBs MECA dated 14 December 2021  – 13 December 2023 (STONZ MECA). The updated version was endorsed on 20 April 2022 and is now released.

Update to SET Prerequisites in the Surgery Reimbursement list 20 April 2022.

Updates to the Medicine, Pathology and Psychiatry Reimbursement lists 20 April 2022.

                                                                                                                        Most frequently used clauses:

The following provides a summary of frequently used clauses in the STONZ MECA. Refer to the specific clause in the Manual for more detailed information. 

Provision

Clause Number

Additional Duties

Clause 15

Annual Leave

Clause 25

Conference Leave

Clause 8

Cross Cover

Clause 22

Employment Related Expenses and Reimbursement Lists

Clause 10

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Clause 10.8.2 & 10.8.3

Limits on hours

Clause 17

Medical Education Leave

Clause 7

On call and call backs

Clause 18

Relievers

Clause 16 & Appendix 2

Salaries and Wages

Clause 12

Sick Leave

Clause 26

Transfer Expenses

Clause 33

 

Introduction

Foreword [127kb] 

Section 1 Background, Purpose and Review Process [188kb]

April  2022

Section 2 General Information [189kb]

April 2022

 

Contacts

General Enquiries:

Email: stonzmanual@tas.health.nz

STONZ MECA

STONZ Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) [898kb]

February 2022

Clauses 4

Clause 4: Hours of Work [235kb]

April 2022

Clause 4.9: Late Roster Publication Tracker [25.8kb] 

April 2022

Clauses 5-9

Clause 5: Appointment Term [190kb]

April 2022

Clause 6: Run Allocation [192kb]

April 2022

Clause 7: Medical Education [242kb]

April 2022

Clause 8: Conference Leave [130kb]

April 2022

Clause 9: Employment Relations Education Leave (EREL) & Union Leave [115kb]

April 2022

Clause 10 + Additional Resources

Clause 10: Employment Related Expenses [359kb]

April 2022

Form - Reimbursement List Request to Add or Remove [56.7kb] 

April 2022

Form - Reimbursement List College Request to Add or Remove [56.1kb] 

April 2022

STONZ CME RMO Claim Form - All DHBs [53kb]

August 2021 

Anaesthesia Reimbursement List [48kb]

March 2020

Dental Reimbursement List [35kb]

March 2020

Emergency Medicine Reimbursement List [42kb]

March 2020

Intensive Care Medicine Reimbursement List [236kb]

August 2021

Medicine Reimbursement List [366kb]

April 2022

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Reimbursement List [78kb]

March 2020

 Ophthalmology Reimbursement List [27kb]

December 2020

Paediatrics Reimbursement List [41kb]

March 2020

Pathology Reimbursement List [193kb]

April 2022

Psychiatry Reimbursement List [163kb]

April 2022

Public Health Reimbursement List [38kb]

March 2020

Radiation Oncology Reimbursement List [41kb]

March 2020

Radiology Reimbursement List [47kb]

March 2020

Surgery Reimbursement List [293kb]

April 2022

Urgent Care Reimbursement List [38kb]

March 2020

Clause 11

Clause 11: Protection of Training Programmes [116kb]

April 2022

Clause 12 + Additional Resources 

Clause 12: Salary Scales and Wages [553kb]

April 2022

RMO Salary Scale Matrix [63kb]

June 2020

Important Note: When downloading the Salary Scale Matrix you need to save the file format as a macro-enabled excel spreadsheet (xlsm) to ensure that the macros are enabled. 

Run Review Calculation Matrix Guide Non Shift roster [181kb]

March 2020

Run Review Calculation Matrix Guide Shift roster [123kb]

March 2020

Run Review Calculation Matrix [252kb]

March 2020

Run Review Joint Calc Matrix Guide Non Shift roster [357kb]

March 2020

Run Review Joint Calculation Matrix [951kb]

March 2020

STONZ Run Category Calculator Tool [72kb]

April 2022

STONZ Run Review Weekly Timesheet [147kb]

March 2020

Summary of Vocational Training Requirements - Part One Exams or Equivalent [60kb]

March 2020

Clause 13

Clause 13: Part-time Employees [188kb] 

April 2022

Clause 14 + Additional Resources

Clause 14: Run Descriptions [324kb]

April 2022

Run Description Template [47kb]

March 2020 

Clauses 15 -18

Clause 15: Additional Duties [291kb]

April 2022

Clause 16 & Appendix 2 Relief Management [ 224kb]

April  2022

Clause 17: Limits on Hours & Appendix 4 Guidelines on Seven Night Rostering [262kb]

April 2022

Clause 18: On Call [177kb]

April 2022

Clause 19 + Additional Resources

Clause 19: Fatigue Management [184kb]

April 2022

RMO Roster Relief Review and Improvement Frameworks [1022kb]

August 2021

Roster Review Tool [49kb]

August 2021

Clauses 20 - 27

Clause 20: Meal Periods and Rest Breaks [105kb]

April 2022

Clause 21: Cover for Leave [155kb]

April 2022

Clause 22: Cross Cover [128kb]

April 2022

Clause 23: Public Holidays [186kb]

April 2022

Clause 24: Time Off in Lieu (TOIL) of Public Holidays [180kb]

April 2022

Clause 25: Annual Leave & Appendix 3 Best Practice Leave Allocation Guidelines [169kb]

April 2022

Clause 26: Sick Leave [145kb]

April 2022

Clause 26 A: Family Violence Leave [99.3 kb]

April 2022

Clause 27: Bereavement - Tangihanga Leave [122kb]

April 2022

Clause 28 & Appendix 6 + Additional Resources

Clause 28 Parental Leave & Appendix 6 Best Practice Guidelines [192kb]

April 2022

Form - RMO Parental Leave Application [51kb]

August 2021

Clauses 29 - 37

Clause 29: Special Leave [94.7kb]

April 2022

Clause 30: Jury Service [102kb]

April 2022

Clause 31: Training Away from Base Hospital [165kb]

April 2022

Clause 32: First Appointment as House Officer Removal Expenses [140kb]

April 2022

Clause 33: Transfer Expenses [175kb]

April 2022

Clause 34: Travelling and Relieving Allowance [123kb]

April 2022

Clause 37: Public Health Emergency and Civil Defence Response [109kb]

April 2022

Clause 47 + Additional Resources

Clause 47: Termination of Employment [117kb]

April 2022

National RMO Certificate of Service Template [47kb]

August 2021

Appendix 5 + Additional Resources

Appendix 5: Non-DHB Provider Based Attachments-Runs [132kb]

April 2022

Health and Safety Induction Checklist - HO CBAs [32.6 kb]

April 2022

Provider Information Sheet - Community Non-DHB Attachment [42kb]

April 2022

RMO Information Sheet - Community Non-DHB Attachment [40kb]

August 2021

Template Community Non-DHB Memorandum of Understanding [41kb]

April 2022

Appendix 7

Appendix 7: Best Practice Guidelines - Home Based Attachments[183kb]

April 2022

 

Last updated: 9/5/22