Nurse Scheduling Problem (NSP) is an extensively studied subject in the industry. Whichever algorithm applied, Nurse scheduling requires a robust system to implement it across the multiple hospitals and between regular and floating nurses. Timely communication is the key the system should be intuitive enough to manage communication and ad hoc changes with ease and clarity, so that nurses and nurse managers can focus on their core functionalities.

360TNA is a perfect fit for nurse scheduling. It provides Nurses and manager an easy way to follow their schedule and update their availability, request swaps online or through their phone. The communication is instant and updated across all the system, including any integrated Hospital or Clinic Management System.

360TNA can assist their Healthcare clients by improving scheduling efficiencies and communication, hence reflecting on better patient care. Some of the key features are:

Skill and other criteria based Scheduling

Improve scheduling based on staff skill and other criteria like gender for example. Apply scheduling policies and controls, so that the hospital always has the optimum level of staff.

Employee Swaps

Allow employees to swap their schedule with an approval workflow

24 and 48 hour shifts

Manage odd shifts and schedules efficiently.

Home Care and Mobile Staff

Track schedules and timely login of home care and mobile staff using the 360TNA mobile check-in option, with GPS capabilities.

Control Labour costs

Integration with Budget module and enforcement of approval flow minimize costly overpayments and reduces administrative errors

Policy Enforcement

Ensure centralized and decentralized policy enforcement

Ensure Compliance

Minimize compliance risk and adhere to continuously changing local regulations and reporting requirements of the Healthcare staff.

Control fraudulent time practices

Eliminate buddy punching and other time abuses with biometric clocking options. Integrate seamlessly with existing and new biometric and other employee data capturing devices.

Manage Leave and

Track and enforce employee attendance, reduce absenteeism, and improve productivity. Ensure all shifts are covered, reduce overtime expenditures, and keep track of absence habits that go against company policy.

Cut down on time and errors associated with manual systems

360TNA automatically links to payroll, financial, human resources systems.

Report on trends

Access real-time data so you can view and report on overtime, absences, and other issues related to cost and productivity. Use the data to make decisions affecting organizational strategy and goals.

Manage entitlements and accruals

Both managers and employees can view and manage leave, overtime, exceptions directly through the system. The requests go through an Approval Workflow system. These features are available on the mobility also. Ideal for employees with no access to IT systems.

Improve employee safety

Fire evacuation functions ensure that the whereabouts of all employees are recorded, so that emergency personnel can ensure they are evacuated in the case of a fire or other emergency.

Facilitate reporting on trends

Access information on overtime, absences, and productivity through the system’s intuitive dashboard, and use information to make important strategic decisions.

Safeguard your organization against going over budget

Preventative alert tools notify you via email if scheduled hours over budget, before hours are worked.