Chapter 04 - LBJ American Samoa Medical Center Authority Personnel Rules

11.0401 Definitions.

The following definitions apply throughout th…

11.0402 Recruitment and Placement.

In filling vacancies within the career servic…

11.0403 Responsibility.

A. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has prim…

11.0404 Filling Vacancies.

A. Vacancies can either be filled competitive…

11.0405 Recruitment.

A. In filling vacancies competitively, all re…

11.0406 Applications.

A. All applications shall be on a form prescr…

11.0407 Cause for Disqualification of an Applicant.

The Human Resources Manager is expected to fo…

11.0408 Notice of Disqualification.

A. An applicant may be disqualified and not p…

11.0409 Examination.

A. The Chief Executive Officer or his designa…

11.0410 Registers.

A. The following types of registers shall be…

11.0411 Certification.

A. Requests for certification will submitted…

11.0412 Types of Appointments.

The following types of appointments exist wit…

11.0413 Types of In-Service Placements.

The following types of in-service placement e…

11.0414 Employment of More than one Person in the same Family.

In all recruitment and placement activities,…

11.0415 Effective Dates of Actions.

The official effective date for all recruitme…

11.0416 Classification and Pay.

In keeping with the Code of American Samoa, i…

11.0417 Upgraded Level.

The classification and compensation plan prov…

11.0418 Entrance Salary Rates.

A. Entrance salary rates for positions on the…

11.0419 Reinstatement.

Upon reinstatement, an employee with one year…

11.0420 Periodic Step Increments.

Employees who serve under appointments withou…

11.0421 Promotions.

Promotion policies that are in effect such an…

11.0422 Projection of Compensation.

Salary adjustments shall be handled as indica…

11.0423 Overtime Compensation & Compensatory Time Policy.

A. Permanent, probationary, emergency and tem…

11.0424 Hours of Work, Leave, and Absence from Duty.

It is recognized by the LBJ-American Samoa Me…

11.0425 Responsibility.

A. The Human Resources Division is responsibl…

11.0426 Hours of Work.

Except as provided in (Section 8.2 (Furlough)…

11.0427 Holidays.

A. The following public holidays are designat…

11.0428 Determining Holidays.

A. When a holiday falls on one of the employe…

11.0429 Holidays During Leave Without Pay.

An employee who would otherwise be entitled t…

11.0430 Accrual of Leave During Pay Periods.

A. Full bi-weekly pay period. An employee sha…

11.0431 Annual Leave.

A. Such leave is authorized absence from duty…

11.0432 Sick Leave.

A. Absence of an employee from duty with pay…

11.0433 Leave Without Pay.

A. Leave without pay is a temporary absence f…

11.0434 Maternity Leave.

A. Maternity leave, a period of approved abse…

11.0435 Military Leave.

A. General Provisions – a full-time employee…

11.0436 Court Leave.

A. Court leave is authorized absence, without…

11.0437 Excused Absence.

A. Excused is absence from duty, duly authori…

11.0438 Administrative Leave.

A. Administrative leave is proclaimed by the…

11.0439 Unauthorized Absence.

Unauthorized absence shall be treated as abse…

11.0440 Conduct of LBJ-ASMCA Employees.

A. It is the policy of LBJ-ASMC to urge its c…

11.0441 Separation and Adverse Actions.

It is the policy of the LBJ-American Samoa Me…

11.0442 Voluntary Separation.

A. Resignation – An employee has the right to…

11.0443 Involuntary Separation.

A. Temporary Employees. 1. Employees who are…

11.0444 Demotion.

Any personnel action resulting in the reducti…

11.0445 Suspension.

A. Any employee serving under an appointment…

11.0446 Letter of Reprimand.

A. Authority and Preliminary Investigation –…

11.0447 Voluntary Reassignment.

A. When the Chief Executive Officer concurs w…

11.0449 Hearings Before the Governing Board of Directors.

A. When an employee fails to report for duty…

11.0450 Standard Schedule of Disciplinary Offenses and Penalties.

Hearing before the Governing Board of Directo…

11.0451 Appeals and Grievances.

A. General Statement – The Standard Schedule…

11.0452 Appeals.

Any permanent career service employee may app…

11.0453 Grievances.

A. All appeals must be made in writing and st…

11.0454 Reduction in Force.

A.The LBJ American Samoa Medical Center Autho…

11.0455 Furlough.

A.Employees may be separated in accordance wi…

11.0456 Appeals.

A. A furlough is normally a Reduction-In-Forc…

11.0457 Contract Specialist.

A permanent employee officially notified of a…

11.0458 Contract Recruitment.

Contract Specialists are not part of the care…

11.0459 Contract Compensation.

A. All vacant positions within the LBJ Americ…

11.0460 Contract Expiration.

A. Compensation for positions filled by contr…

11.0461 Contract Renewal.

At the expiration of a contract, every effort…

11.0462 Miscellaneous.

A. Contract renewal is the prerogative of man…

11.0463 Travel Policy.

A. Since the basis for most benefits for a co…

11.0464 Travel Approval.

It is the policy of the LBJ American Samoa Me…

11.0465 Travel Arrangements.

For employees contemplating travel on LBJ-ASM…

11.0466 Travel Allowance.

Once travel is approved by the Chief Executiv…

11.0467 Travel Report.

As soon as the air fare cost is determined an…

11.0468 An Oral Report.

Upon the return of the employee from LBJ-ASMC…

11.0468 Travel for Board Members and Chief Executive Officer.

Travel for the Chief Executive Officer and Bo…

11.0488 Abandonment of Position.

A trip report at the following Board Meeting…