March 12, 2014 08:30 ET

OnShift Honors Recipients of Third Annual Scheduler of the Year Awards

Long-Term Care and Senior Living Staff Schedulers Recognized for Dedication and Achievements

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - Mar 12, 2014) - OnShift, the leader in web-based staff scheduling and labor management software for long-term care and senior living, today announced winners of the third annual OnShift Scheduler of the Year Awards. OnShift customers from across the country submitted nominations to recognize members of their team who are responsible for employee scheduling within their communities. This year's winners were selected from hundreds of nominations, representing independent and multi-facility organizations in assisted living, skilled nursing and continuing care retirement communities.

This year's winners were selected based on their work to drive results through staff scheduling, including increasing employee morale, lowering overtime, saving time, and improving quality care through proper staffing. The recipients demonstrated a commitment to ensuring that schedules are right for both the organization and staff, blend flexibility, accountability and consistency in the day-to-day scheduling process, and exemplify hard core commitment to scheduling and labor management.

The OnShift Scheduler of the Year Award winners are:

  • Lisa Battistelli, Osprey Village, Senior Living Communities
  • Shawna Garwood, Celina Manor, HCF Management Inc. 
  • Chuck Hillier, Altercare of Mentor Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing Care, Altercare of Ohio 
  • Beth Secord, Burcham Hills, Brookdale Senior Living
  • Hailey Wetherbee, Kendal at Hanover, The Kendal Corporation
  • Lynn Zeman, Tudor Oaks, American Baptist Homes of the Midwest

In addition, OnShift recognizes an "OnShift Champion" for creativity in scheduling practices and driving employee adoption of OnShift, which has helped support a culture to better serve employees and their residents.

  • Audrey Toepper, National Church Residences Mill Run, National Church Residences

"So many compelling stories were shared with us for the Scheduler of the Year Awards. Selecting a few winners was not easy," stated Jim Rubadue, Vice President of Customer Success, OnShift. "This year's winners exhibited a true passion for helping their organizations succeed. Their hard work was reflected in significant operational efficiencies, cost savings, higher employee satisfaction and clinical excellence. The role of the scheduler requires daily attention, diplomacy, compassion, and leadership skills, and it gives me great pride to recognize this year's winners."

Long-term care and senior living providers are turning to staffing and labor management to deal with reimbursement cuts, high workforce turnover, and changes stemming from healthcare reform. Their staffing and labor management strategies are key to overcoming these challenges. With OnShift, organizations gain easy-to-use tools to automate scheduling processes, control overtime, optimize staffing levels and manage open shifts.

Supporting Resources
Read more about the Scheduler of the Year Award winners in the OnShift Blog.

About OnShift, Inc.
Long-term care and senior living providers rely on OnShift staff scheduling and labor management software to control labor costs and increase efficiencies so nurses have more time for care. OnShift predicts and prevents overtime and understaffing while dramatically reducing time spent on scheduling and managing open shifts. Fully integrated with time-keeping, HR, clinical and payroll systems, OnShift provides a unified view into staffing levels and labor costs across buildings. Customers choose OnShift because it's the easiest-to-use scheduling solution with a tightly integrated communications platform, delivering fast ROI. For more information visit

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