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Self-Scheduling a Win for Nurses, Hospitals

A Georgia hospital finds a cost-effective staffing solution in a self-scheduling system for nurses. Its key selling points are autonomy for nurses and an end to incentive pay and agency hires for the hospital.

1 comments on "Self-Scheduling a Win for Nurses, Hospitals"
Tara Heiser (3/20/2012 at 1:59 PM)

I applaud the success that the staff at St. Francis Hospital has achieved through self-scheduling and self-directed floating. While self-directed floating can be used positively, it's critical that nurse leaders evaluate the level of staff readiness before implementing this scheduling model. Take a quick online assessment to determine if your unit is ready for self-scheduling at: