OnShift Announces Groundbreaking Initiative to Address Manpower Shortage in Elderly Care



Company to Connect AI-Based Technology to Caregiver Markets for Fast, Smart and Profitable Shift Assignments

CLEVELAND, November 10, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – OnShift®, a leader in human capital management software for post-acute care and the lives of seniors, today announced the launch of a new initiative that will provide integrated access to third-party caregiver markets from the OnShift price. winning workforce management suite. Powered by a next-generation human capital management platform, vendors will be able to effectively meet critical staffing needs with on-demand caregivers when internal resources are not available to fill open shifts.

“The lack of available caregivers is crippling the elderly care sector. Growing labor shortages, high turnover rates and massive employee burnout have created nothing short of a crisis, ”said Mark Woodka, CEO of OnShift. “We are making a major investment to meet this challenge by combining an extensive network of markets for caregivers with cutting-edge technology to fill critical shifts efficiently and profitably. “

For effective contingent staff management, OnShift will extend its rules-based open team automation engine to prioritize the use of community staff members and internal staff pools first. By incorporating automated best practice workflows into the solution, vendors will be able to streamline processes, minimize excess labor costs, and mitigate the risk of understaffing.

“OnShift is committed to best meeting the personnel needs of the industry,” said Steve Haynes, executive vice president of business development at OnShift. “We are aggressively building a strong network of markets for caregivers by partnering with organizations that share the values ​​of OnShift and our desire to help providers compete in the new healthcare economy.”

OnShift is currently in a pilot phase with selected customers and caregiver markets.

Learn more

  • Caregiver markets interested in partnering with OnShift on this initiative, click here.

  • Health care providers who wish to be informed of the progress of this initiative, click here.

Support research

  • 67% of senior care providers cite finding and hiring qualified candidates as the top workforce challenge.[i]

  • 94% of nursing homes and 81% of assisted living communities have recently faced a staff shortage.[ii]

  • 58% of nursing homes limit new admissions due to understaffing. [ii]

  • Almost three-quarters of nursing homes and more than half of assisted living communities say their facility’s overall workforce situation has worsened compared to 2020. [ii]

  • 49% of senior care workers cite stress and burnout as their top personal challenge.[iii]

About OnShift, Inc.

OnShift’s next-generation human capital management platform is fundamentally transforming the relationship between healthcare organizations and their employees. Our innovative approach to recruiting, hiring, compensation, workforce management and engagement fosters a culture where people want to work. That’s why thousands of healthcare organizations rely on OnShift’s integrated suite of software and services to dramatically reduce turnover, lower costs, and improve quality and continuity of care. For more information, visit www.onshift.com.

[i] Workforce 360 ​​Investigation Report, OnShift, December 2020.

[ii] State of the Long-Term Care Industry, AHCA / NCAL, September 2021.

[iii] Employee Perspectives: An Overview of Personal and Professional Needs, Wants and Challenges of Elderly Care Employees, OnShift, July 2021.

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Contacts

Marti bowman
Marketing Director
OnShift, Inc.
[email protected]
216.920.5038

Katie johnston
PAN communications
[email protected]
814-331-2439


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