News Facts The new OnShift employee-centric mobile app: Empowers staff with self-scheduling capabilities including the ability to request open shifts, swap shifts, submit PTO, and set work availability and communication preferences Creates best-fit schedules for both employees and the organization by merging self-scheduling with flexible approval workflows Communicates organization and staff notifications including schedule changes, open shifts, and broadcast announcements Gives employees 24/7 access to and management of their schedules from their mobile device Notifies employees of new schedules and available shifts with proactive alerts With OnShift's easy-to-use mobile app, employees now have everything they need at their fingertips to manage schedules from their mobile device, which saves time and facilitates more desirable work schedules. By placing the power of OnShift's open shift management and communications capabilities on a mobile device, long-term care and senior living organizations can resolve open shifts and scheduling issues faster and more efficiently than ever before. Through employee access and greater control of schedules from the mobile app, employees become more connected to and engaged with their employers, which increases satisfaction and creates a better work environment.
OnShift's new mobile application will be delivered as an app for both the Android™ and iPhone®, providing a familiar user experience in each environment. The employee-centric scheduling capabilities of the mobile app are also available in the OnShift web application.
The new OnShift mobile application will be generally available later this year. Visit OnShift at
"Keeping our staff happy and engaged is extremely important to Altercare," states
"The new employee mobile app reinforces OnShift's commitment to simplifying the scheduling process and making it accessible, convenient and easy-to-use," states
Adoption of mobile devices is prolific, with four billion mobile phones currently in use. By 2014, mobile will be the most common way of accessing the Interneti.
Staff satisfaction is a major challenge in long-term care, with turnover rates for direct care staff reaching 52.8%ii. Lack of schedule "fit" or inconsistency in the work environment is commonly cited as a top reason employees leave their jobs.
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