SHIFTADMIN Blog

Establishing a Work-Life Balance as a Medical Professional

Posted by Shift Admin on July 10, 2018 at 6:03 AM

Shift work can disrupt your natural sleep pattern, resulting in sleep disturbances, accidents, or illnesses. Shift workers may also experience depression because they’re not on the same schedule as family or friends.

Why Excel Spreadsheets are Obsolete in Medical Scheduling

Posted by Shift Admin on July 3, 2018 at 6:03 AM

Microsoft Excel can be used for a lot of different things, but it’s a thing of the past when trying to create schedules for medical facilities. To start, we understand that creating schedules for employees is not an easy task. You must not only ensure the right provider is scheduled for a balanced number of shifts, but also must confirm that those employees are actually available, and need to equip your department with the right number of providers for each shift.

Should a Physician or an Administrator Create the Facility Schedule?

Posted by Shift Admin on June 26, 2018 at 6:35 AM

Young professionals are seeking jobs with a better work-life balance. But creating a schedule that facilitates this preference can be a daunting task.

5 Tips for More Effective Provider Meetings

Posted by Shift Admin on June 19, 2018 at 6:10 AM

When it comes to team meetings, follow the “Golden Rule.”

We’ve all been to boring, unproductive, or off-topic meetings. And we probably have all pretended to appear engaged while we’re actually trying to find the best GIF to describe the meeting and share it with your colleague across the room.

Team Roles: Who Need to Be Involved in Group Scheduling and Why

Posted by Shift Admin on June 12, 2018 at 6:05 AM

Fair and equitable schedules don’t create themselves.

When you make the schedule for your group, you know that your scheduling process and organization of shift distribution will affect your facility, patients, providers, and your providers’ families.

6 Reasons Why You Need a Great Support Team With Your Scheduling Software (or perhaps Need a Scheduling Software with a Great Support Team)?

Posted by Shift Admin on June 5, 2018 at 6:30 AM

Once you’ve implemented your new scheduling software, it’s essential you have a reliable support team to help you make the best possible schedule. Technical issues with the settings and schedule requests may interfere with your ability to make an optimized schedule, but a friendly, knowledgeable tech support team can get you back on track in no time.