CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - Feb 20, 2012) - OnShift, the leader in web-based staff scheduling and shift management software for the healthcare industry, today announced the winners of its first annual Scheduler of the Year Awards for 2011. The winners exemplify commitment, flexibility, and focus in leading the employee scheduling efforts in long-term care and senior living organizations. They were selected from nominations from OnShift customers who are running successful scheduling initiatives that are lowering costs, managing appropriate staffing levels, and ensuring that the right number of staff are on hand to deliver high quality care.

The winners of the OnShift Scheduler of the Year 2011 Awards are:

  • Connie Carlson, The Assisi Health Care Center at Clare Oaks, Life Care Services LLC
  • Gina Fenske, The Terraces of Phoenix, American Baptist Homes of the West
  • Lila Howell, Mason Christian Village, Christian Homes, Inc.
  • Maria Martinez, Lexington of Chicago Ridge, Lexington Health Network
  • Tabitha Ramos, Country Club Retirement Campus at Ashtabula, Holland Management, Inc.

"Schedulers play such an important role in healthcare, balancing the needs of residents, the organization, budgets, and employees on a day-to-day basis," stated Gene Groys, EVP and Founder, OnShift. "There are so many talented and dedicated schedulers among our customers, and we're pleased to recognize a few who rose to the top in leading successful staff scheduling programs at their organizations."

With significant cost pressures, regulatory requirements, and the need to deliver proper resident care, scheduling has become increasingly important in long-term care and senior living. OnShift staff scheduling software helps providers tackle these challenges by providing visibility into staffing, preventing overtime, managing open shifts, and automating key scheduling processes. For more information on the OnShift Scheduler of the Year Awards, visit

About OnShift, Inc.
Long-term care and senior living providers rely on OnShift staff scheduling and shift 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

Contact Information:

Marti Bowman
VP Marketing
OnShift, Inc.