Facilities Services Facility Unit (Room) Use Codes

890 Staff On-Call Facility

Definition: A room or quarters used by health care staff to rest or sleep while on call to assigned duties within a health care facility.

Description: Includes areas or rooms used by doctors, nurses, emergency medical technicians, night care crews, etc., to rest or sleep while on call to specific duties within the facility.

Limitations: Staff on-call rooms or quarters differ from open and service area lounges (see Lounge-650) in that specific provisions are made for sleeping, and use is restricted to staff who typically work a long shift. Bedrooms for patients should be coded as Patient Bedroom (810); student residence quarters should be classified with the Residential Facilities (900 series) codes.