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Senior Healthcare Blog

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How Milestone Retirement Communities Improved Staff Utilization & Boosted Staff Satisfaction

August 21, 2020 | 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

July 28, 2020 | 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

March 3, 2020 | 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 and...

How OnShift Helped Vista Springs Boost Staff Satisfaction & Reduce Turnover

September 27, 2019 | 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

August 28, 2019 | 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

April 3, 2019 | 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 Year...

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

February 1, 2019 | 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

January 7, 2019 | 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

September 18, 2018 | 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

July 20, 2018 | 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 how...

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

March 29, 2018 | 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

January 12, 2018 | 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...