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STONZ National Manual

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SToNZ Manual2

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 10 December 2020 – 13 December 2021 (STONZ MECA). The updated version was endorsed on 4 August 2021 and is now released.

The comparison tables for each clause in the updated Manual reference the differences between the STONZ MECA and the 2019-2021 NZRDA MECA. It is important to note that the 2019-2021 NZRDA MECA has since been replaced and further updates to the comparison tables in the Manual are scheduled.

Update to SET Prerequisites in the Surgery Reimbursement list 4 August 2021

Update to the Intensive Care Medicine Reimbursement list 4 August 2021

 

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] 

April 2020

Section 1 Background, Purpose and Review Process [340KB]

August 2021

Section 2 General Information [300KB]

August 2021

 

Contacts

General Enquiries:

Email: stonzmanual@tas.health.nz

SToNZ MECA

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

February 2021

Clauses 4-9

Clause 4: Hours of Work [162kb]

August 2021

Clause 5: Appointment Term [204kb]

August 2021

Clause 6: Run Allocation [219kb]

August 2021

Clause 7: Medical Education [323kb]

August 2021

Clause 8: Conference Leave [160kb]

August 2021

Clause 9: Employment Relations Education Leave (EREL) & Union Leave [181kb]

August 2021

Clause 10 + Additional Resources + Reimbursement Lists

Clause 10: Employment Related Expenses [641kb]

August 2021

Form - Reimbursement List Request to Add or Remove [94kb] 

March 2020

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 [102kb]

April 2021

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Reimbursement List [78kb]

March 2020

 Ophthalmology Reimbursement List [27kb]

December 2020

Paediatrics Reimbursement List [41kb]

March 2020

Pathology Reimbursement List [80kb]

April 2021

Psychiatry Reimbursement List [55kb]

November 2020

Public Health Reimbursement List [38kb]

March 2020

Radiation Oncology Reimbursement List [41kb]

March 2020

Radiology Reimbursement List [47kb]

March 2020

Surgery Reimbursement List [422kb]

August 2021

Urgent Care Reimbursement List [38kb]

March 2020

Clause 11

Clause 11: Protection of Training Programmes [190kb]

August 2021

Clause 12 + Additional Resources 

Clause 12: Salary Scales and Wages [751kb]

August 2021

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 [255kb]

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 [98kb]

August 2021

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 [189kb] 

August 2021

Clause 14 + Additional Resources

Clause 14: Run Descriptions [552kb]

August 2021

Run Description Template [47kb]

March 2020 

Clauses 15 - 18

Clause 15: Additional Duties [277kb]

August 2021

Clause 16 & Appendix 2 Relief Management [ 333kb]

August 2021

Clause 17: Limits on Hours & Appendix 4 Guidelines on Seven Night Rostering [200kb]

August 2021

Clause 18: On Call [336kb]

August 2021

Clause 19 + Additional Resources

Clause 19: Fatigue Management [225kb]

August 2021

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 [160kb]

August 2021

Clause 21: Cover for Leave [271kb]

August 2021

Clause 22: Cross Cover [136kb]

August 2021

Clause 23: Public Holiday [156kb]

August 2021

Clause 24: Time Off in Lieu (TOIL) of Public Holidays [317kb]

August 2021

Clause 25: Annual Leave & Appendix 3 Best Practice Leave Allocation Guidelines [269kb]

August 2021

Clause 26: Sick Leave [258kb]

August 2021

Clause 27: Bereavement - Tangihanga Leave [154kb]

August 2021

Clause 28 + Additional Resources

Clause 28: Parental Leave [256kb]

August 2021

Form - RMO Parental Leave Application [51kb]

August 2021

Clauses 29 - 37

Clause 29: Special Leave [150kb]

August 2021

Clause 30: Jury Service [158kb]

August 2021

Clause 31: Training Away from Base Hospital [306kb]

August 2021

Clause 32: First Appointment as HO Removal Expenses [236kb]

August 2021

Clause 33: Transfer Expenses [239kb]

August 2021

Clause 34: Travelling and Relieving Allowance [196kb]

August 2021

Clause 37: Public Health Emergency and Civil Defence Response [160kb]

August 2021

Clause 47 + Additional Resources

Clause 47: Termination of Employment [182kb]

August 2021

National RMO Certificate of Service Template [47kb]

August 2021

Appendix 5

Appendix 5: Non-DHB Provider Based Attachments-Runs [183kb]

August 2021

Health and Safety Induction Checklist - HO CBAs [31kb]

August 2021

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

August 2021

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

August 2021

Template Community - Non DHB Memorandum of Understanding [47kb]

August 2021

 

 

Last updated: 26/8/21