Why the Ultimate Diplomat? Because, in the words of Daniele Vare, "Diplomacy is the art of letting someone have your way!"
What some see as "aggravation", others see as an intriguing mixture of art and science; a challenge well worthwhile.
I am proud to work for a company that is in the business of making a difference! I know what I do ultimately results in a dynamic On-Call schedule that impacts the quality of life of on-call Physicians and their families. We make a difference in their lives, so they can make a difference in yours!
We've all tried this: create the perfect on call schedule that honors ALL the rules, grants ALL Provider requests, while producing fair tallies and spread EVERYONE can agree with. At some point, we realize there is no such thing as a perfect schedule, that "fair" resides in the eye of the individual beholder, and what is really needed is an honorable schedule that is equitable over time.
Are you brand new to creating you group's on call schedule? Where do you start and what's next?
Using a Training analogy, what does the on call scheduling journey look like from "newbie" to "seasoned" professional?
What does evolving from short-term emergency scheduling to a long-term sustainable process look like?
20 items that contribute to Scheduler BurnOut
Collected from the real-life stories from the frontlines of Scheduling, here is a list of what busy people do without thinking.
If you want to see your scheduler longing for the hammock, tryout some of the following items: