Shift Patterns

Fast 12 Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

This is a fast rotating shift pattern that uses 4 teams and two 12-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. Each team works a sequence of 2 day shifts, followed by 2 night shifts, then taking 4 days off in each 8-day period. After 8 days, the same sequence starts over.   Characteristics Plan ID C4TR12-1 Name Fast 12 Plan Applicability 24/7 operations Teams Required 4 Shifts Day (12-hr), Night (12-hr)… Read More »Fast 12 Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

21 Team Fixed 8 Hour 6D Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Covarage

Similar to the 21 Team Fixed 8 5D Plan, this plan is a fixed (no rotation) plan that uses 21 teams and three 8-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. It maximizes the number of consecutive days off while still averaging 40 hours per week. Over a 7 week cycle, each employee has two 3 consecutive days off and is required to work 6 consecutive days on 5 of the 7… Read More »21 Team Fixed 8 Hour 6D Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Covarage

21 Team Fixed 8 Hour 5D Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

This is a fixed (no rotation) plan that uses 21 teams and three 8-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. Each employee is scheduled to work 5 days, 40 hours per week, and take 2 days off. On any given day, 15 teams will be scheduled to work and 6 teams will be off. Each shift will be staffed by 5 teams so the minimum number of employees per shift is… Read More »21 Team Fixed 8 Hour 5D Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

Medical Interns Shift Pattern

This shift schedule supports a combination of 14-hr day shift , 15.5-hr cross-cover shift , and a 14-hr night shift for medical interns. The day shift and the cross-cover shift have the same start time (7:00AM). The night shift starts at around 10:00PM and ends at 12:00PM on the next day. This combination allows a day intern and night intern to be present at the same time in the morning… Read More »Medical Interns Shift Pattern

5/4/9 Compressed Work Pattern

This shift schedule supports the standard 5/4/9 compressed work schedule. Each full-time employee works eight 9-hr days and one 8-hr day for a total of 80 hours in a biweekly pay period. Two teams are required to provide coverage from Monday through Friday.   Characteristics Plan ID N2TF0809-1 Name 5/4/9 Plan Applicability Compressed work schedule Teams Required 2 Shifts Day (9-hr), Day (8-hr) Repeat Cycle 28 days Rotation Fixed plan,… Read More »5/4/9 Compressed Work Pattern

4/10 Compressed Work Pattern

This shift pattern supports the standard 4/10 compressed work schedule. Two teams are required, with each team working 10 hours a day for 4 straight days. Team 1 works Monday to Thursday while Team 2 works Tuesday to Friday.   Characteristics Plan ID N2TF10-1 Name 4/10 Plan Applicability Compressed work schedule Teams Required 2 Shifts Day (10-hr) Repeat Cycle 7 days Rotation Fixed plan, no rotation Average Hours per Week… Read More »4/10 Compressed Work Pattern

9 To 5 Work Schedule

This is the basic 9 to 5 work schedule for office employees. Every employee works 8 hrs a day from Monday to Friday. Characteristics Plan ID N1TF08-1 Name 9 To 5 Plan Applicability 8 Hrs a day, 5 days a week Teams Required 1 Shifts Day (8-hr) Repeat Cycle 7 days Rotation Fixed plan, no rotation Average Hours per Week 40 Staffing Fluctuation Constant staffing level Monday to Friday. Weekends… Read More »9 To 5 Work Schedule

3 Team Fixed 24 Hour Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

This is a fixed (no rotation) shift pattern that uses 3 teams working 24-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. Each team repeats the following sequence over a 63 day period: 1 day on, 1 day off, 1 day on, 1 day off, 1 day on, 4 days off.   Characteristics Plan ID C3TF24-1 Name 3 Team Fixed 24 Plan Applicability 24/7 operations Teams Required 3 Shifts Day (24-hr) Repeat Cycle… Read More »3 Team Fixed 24 Hour Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

Extended 12 Hour Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage

This plan uses 3 teams and two 12-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. Each team works 7 consecutive day shifts, 7 consecutive night shifts, then takes 7 days off Characteristics Plan ID C3TR12-3 Name Extended 12 Plan Applicability 24/7 operations Teams Required 3 Shifts Day (12-hr), Night (12-hr) Repeat Cycle 21 days Rotation Rotating between day and night shifts every week Average Hours per Week 56 Staffing Fluctuation Balanced from… Read More »Extended 12 Hour Shift Pattern | 24/7 Shift Coverage