Nurse planning is one of the most difficult tasks to manage when it comes to effective and efficient programming, work hours and weekends. Medical services, such as hospitals, have many different types of staff that should be considered because doctors, doctors, nurses and other hospital staff must be present in the workplace 24/7.
Usually, the planning of a nurse is done in three shifts, namely morning, evening and night shifts. Usually, only one shift per nurse is allowed per day. A break of 16 hours is required each time after a night shift. It also takes a day off every week.
These are simple but important factors that shift personnel should consider when making shift plans every week or month.
Some of the difficulties of the nurse’s planning dilemma are that the demand for nursing services changes every day and, in the worst case, some depend on the qualifications. It would be very difficult to predict which day would be appropriate for more nurses in the hospital. Nurses’ abilities also vary: there are people who have been trained in intensive care units, general practitioners, etc.
Currently, in some developed countries, there is a shortage of nurses, and one of the priority tasks is to retain highly qualified nurses. Absenteeism, retirement, sick leave, frequent shifts and increased health risks are only one of the few reasons for poorly planned nursing hours.
The flexibility of an effective shift exchange plan with Time Clock Wizard is crucial as there are many conflicting interests between nurses and the hospital. Some nurses prefer longer, but shorter days, but others prefer shorter days, but agree to work six days a week.