Staffing arguably is one of the biggest challenges facing managers in delivering quality care. Whether it's struggling to fill a position, find a last-minute replacement, or manage vacancies and tardiness, labor issues easily can eat up most of your time.
Compounding the difficult task of staffing is turnover, union rules, state and federal regulations, staff-patient ratios and various industry or government-sponsored quality initiatives. While staffing has its hurdles it can't hinder your ability to provide quality care.
This white paper explores how you can take charge of staffing with the help of an automated staff scheduling system, amidst the various intervening factors. It provides a framework of five steps - Plan, Execute, Analyze, Respond, and Learn (PEARL) that help you head off unnecessary emergencies, potential conflicts, and wasted resources.