At StaffReady, we strive to create functional, easy to use and intuitive software. We are not after just a raw list of features – we want to build excited clients! To that end, we’ll be showcasing some current and new features in the months to come. In this second installment of our Feature Spotlights, we will be highlighting Integrating the Scheduling and Competency modules.
a workforce is a challenge, whether it be in the Laboratory,
Pharmacy, Nursing, or Radiology departments, or any other
highly-skilled group. Assuring
that each staff member has completed all required assessments, and is
scheduled to meet the needs of the department, is a key component in
assuring that your facilities’ patients are getting appropriate
Adding multiple locations (hospitals, clinics, outreach locations)
into the mix only serves to increase the complexity. Automating this
process - so that only those individuals specifically assessed as
competent in a given area are scheduled for that area – is the
answer that many healthcare managers are looking for.
developed our approach to integration based on the needs of our
clients. Some administrators use our Scheduling solution only, and
others use our Competency product solely. Still other users are
familiar with both products. Regardless of your primary area of
expertise, we have a way for you to begin integrating the two
From the Scheduling module, the admin user can assign a skillset to a given Job Description (i.e., “Chemistry” or “Sterile Compounding” or “Pediatrics”), and the appropriate Competency assessments will be added automatically to all employees with that Job Description.
You can also take the opposite approach: from the Competency module, add an employee to a skillset, and as the Competency Assessments roll out on the next assessment period, the employee will be automatically qualified to the job descriptions that are associated.
process is straightforward, but if you need a hand, our Support staff
are available to assist.
the Scheduling and Competency modules has several practical benefits.
It can be very helpful when inspection or audit time comes, as it
allows supervisors to quickly determine if someone was scheduled in
an area for which they were not qualified. Automating this process
allows supervisors and managers to make better use of their time by
uncovering current deficiencies and preventing future competency
assessment problems from developing at all.
you’re already a StaffReady client, you can review our training
document on this feature here.
If you are not a client and would like additional information about
StaffReady’s line of products, please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or give
us a call at 877-229-5230.
We will also have an informational webinar to discuss integrating Competency with Scheduling on Friday, May 10th at 10:00 am PDT. Follow this link to attend: https://meetings.ringcentral.c...
>>> If you missed our webinar, you can view it here: https://staffready.com/webinars
Look for our next StaffReady Feature Spotlight, which will focus on Using Priority Settings to Fine-Tune Your Schedule!