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What is the sick leave policy like? How many sick days do you get per year?

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Sick leave is a joke. It is literally just a number on a computer. I have like seven hundred hours of sick leave and haven't used one hour in the decade plus I've been there. You have to use three consecutive vacation days before you can touch one sick day. Needless to say I've never been in that bad of shape. It's really pointless to even have sick hours the way they set you up to use it. It's definitely worse case scenario.

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You must alert Clinicial Manager, first . We accure sick days and 7 hours q 2 weeks

Answered - Administrative Assistant (Current Employee) - Cheraw, SC

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You cant start using your sick time until you call in 3 days in a row....until then you have to use your PTO...

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In order to utilize sick pay, you have to call off for a minimal of 3 days. I am not positive on the policy due to the fact I never call off.

Answered - CCHT (Current Employee) - Tunica, MS

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It's considered PTO. Your position will determine how PTO is allocated

Answered - Hospital and Patient Service Manager (Current Employee) - Denver, CO

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You earn PTO and take sick leave and vacations form what you have earned.

Answered - Certified Clinical Hemodialysis Technician (Current Employee) - South Haven, MI

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At least 10. good policy and easy to comply with

Answered - Registered Nurse, Team Leader - In-Center Dialysis (Current Employee) - Charleston, WV

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Terrible. You have to use 24 hours of personal PTO before they will allow you to use sick pay. I'm never sick more than one or two days at a time, so each sick day ate away at my PTO.

Answered - Registered Nurse (Current Employee) - Portland, OR

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Since we were paid by the hour, if we called in sick, we didn't get paid. Once you were with the company for 60 days, then you had one sick day a month which fell under PTO.

Answered - Human Resources Assistant (Former Employee) - East Peoria, IL

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You cannot take a 'sick day' off. You are required to use your PTO time for 3 days, then obtain an MD note showing you require use of the 'Earned Sick Leave' time.

Answered - n/a (Current Employee) - Washington State

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