Nurse scheduling software

Rose Anderson Director of Nursing Life Care Services, Friendship Village Tempe
Rose Anderson Director of Nursing Life Care Services, Friendship Village Tempe
Rose Anderson, director of nursing at Friendship Village, a 128-bed continuing care facility in Tempe, AZ, says that switching to OnShift's nurse scheduling software has saved the facility valuable overtime and paperwork on staffing-related issues.

Prior to implementing OnShift, Friendship Village used a time-consuming Excel spreadsheet. Under that system, every time a nurse called in sick, another nurse had to leave the floor for 30-plus minutes to make phone calls and process paperwork for a replacement, she says.
“The deal maker for us was the ability to communicate with a large number of staff at the same time with a click of a mouse,” Anderson says.

Now, when a nurse calls in sick, Anderson can send out instant text messages and e-mails to available staff. Everyone receives the notice of open shifts at the same time.

Time-saver
OnShift's software automates the scheduling process, replacing hand-written schedules and spreadsheets. Long-term care providers can reduce overtime by 90%, according to the company.
For more info: (216) 333-1353 or www.onshift.com

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