The Scheduler evaluates the facility's on-going staffing needs and to schedule staff in accordance with Per Patient Day (PPD) guidelines. The scheduler is responsible for maintaining an efficient, accurate schedule and for updating the schedule to reflect trades, terminations, and leaves of absence. This position tracks call offs and late arrivals and early departures as they occur and coordinates with HR and the DON to make sure that the facility's attendance policies are administered in a fair and timely manner.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Schedules staff to accompany residents for medical appointments when necessary.
- Create and distribute monthly staffing schedules for Nurses and C.N.A.s. Monitor work schedule to ensure adequate staffing for unit within PPD range and fill open shifts as needed.
- Work in close partnership with HR, DON & Administrator to determine placement and orientation schedules for new nursing personnel. Notify appropriate mentors of said schedule.
- Maintain ongoing communication with the supervisors and other management personnel regarding staffing and scheduling issues.
- Participates in Facility Orientation.
- Respond to employee requests for vacation time and adjust schedule appropriately.
- Provide staffing reports to D.O.N. and Administrator to aide in budget preparation.
- Adhere to patient rights and maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA guidelines.
- Attend staff meetings and provide in-services as requested.
- Conduct in-person interviews for staffing.
- Provides receptionist duties such as telephone answering, filing, and door monitor.
- Perform other tasks as required.
Mission Point’s Expectations of all Employees:
- Adheres to all Mission Point Policies and Procedures.
- Conducts self in a manner consistent with Mission Point’s Core Values at all times.
- Maintains a positive and respectful attitude with all word-related contacts.
- Consistently reports to work on time and prepared to perform the duties of the position.
- Meets productivity standards and performs duties as workload necessitates.
- Maintains the privacy of all patient information and company proprietary information.
- Treat residents, family members, visitors, and team members with respect and dignity.
- Able to safely perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Must maintain an active license or the required certification(s) (if required by the job).