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Senior Healthcare Blog

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How Milestone Retirement Communities Reduced Agency & Boosted Staff Satisfaction

Jim Rubadue

Milestone Retirement Communities is a Vancouver, Washington-based senior living organization that employs 3,900 employees across their 39 buildings in 22 states. Like many providers we work with,...

Honoring Super-Superheroes in Senior Care: The 2020 OnShift Schedulers of the Year

Jim Rubadue

A couple years back we positioned senior care schedulers as superheroes in our annual awards announcement. So, when I sat down to write this year’s blog post, I had trouble coming up with a theme...

[VIDEO] OnShift Partnership Is A 'No Brainer' For Singh Senior Living

Jim Rubadue

Bringing new technology into a senior care community can be a daunting task. And it brings a number of questions to the surface, such as: Will this be easy to use for employees across all levels...

How OnShift Helped Vista Springs Boost Staff Satisfaction & Reduce Turnover

Jim Rubadue

Vista Springs – who operates 13 communities in Ohio and Michigan and offers assisted living and memory care services – approached OnShift with many of the same challenges that long-term care and...

The Evolution (& Successes!) Of OnShift’s All-In-One Mobile App

Jim Rubadue

Let’s go back to 2013. The world welcomed a new royal baby. Scientists discovered that Mars may have once supported life. And OnShift introduced their mobile app for employees. I know, I know. The...

Bravo to the 2019 OnShift Schedulers of the Year

Jim Rubadue

What’s your favorite awards show? The Oscars? The ESPYs? The Emmys? Well, here at OnShift, we’d be lying if we didn’t say ours is the SOTYs – more formally known as the OnShift Scheduler of the...

Reduce Employee Turnover By 33%? Here’s How To Make It Happen

Jim Rubadue

Employee turnover runs rampant in senior care and the work that goes into replacing these employees is exhausting. But just imagine trying to fill open slots in a rural setting when a hospital has...

Singh Senior Living Scheduling Coordinator Praises OnShift Wallet

Jim Rubadue

We've all been there - just plugging along, minding our own business, and then...boom! An unexpected expense pops up and sends us into a tailspin. Whether it's an expensive medical emergency or a...

How One CCRC Reduced Turnover By 10% With Employee-Centric Scheduling

Jim Rubadue

Stop me if you’ve heard this story before. A community uses pen and paper to make the staff schedule. When a call-off comes in, the scheduler spends hours calling down a list of employees until...

OnShift Helps Solon Pointe Achieve Workforce Management Success

Jim Rubadue

OnShift is a literal crowd pleaser for Solon Pointe – an Embassy Healthcare Community in Northeast Ohio. Hear employees at all levels – from corporate HR director to nursing assistant - discuss...

Superheroes in Senior Care: The 2018 OnShift Schedulers of the Year

Jim Rubadue

The saying is true, “not all superheroes wear capes!” And here at OnShift, we call those superheroes long-term care and senior living schedulers.

This year, we were thrilled to receive a record...

Profile Of A Superstar Scheduler In Senior Care

Jim Rubadue

An unwavering commitment to the job, the ability to swiftly manage call-offs to ensure proper coverage, and being a key contributor to better manager-employee communication in the workplace. These...