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Congratulations to our Call Scheduler of the Year Award Winner for 2012!

Posted by Amy Engebretson on Fri, Nov 23, 2012 @ 03:57 PM

Call Scheduler of the Year for 2012:
Tom Anderson of St. Cloud Medical Group!

We started the Scheduler of the Year Award because we thought it would be a great way to celebrate the “hidden heroes” in our medical community who schedule the physicians’ extremely valuable on-call time.  Many consider this a thankless job, but it is an essential role that impacts the daily life and happiness of the physicians, and their families. In many instances, the on-call schedule drives the other scheduling for everything else in the organization!

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Topics: call scheduler of the year, rewarding your scheduler

Rewarding Your Call Scheduler in a Meaningful Way

Posted by Amy Engebretson on Sun, Sep 09, 2012 @ 08:26 PM
How can you reward your remarkable on-call scheduler for his (or her) efforts in a way that can also inspire others? Do they even realize what a meaningful impact their position has within the organization?

After the industry "baseline rewards" of salary, benefits and a few perks to assure "fairness" are met... then what? David Pink’s book “Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us” may have some new ideas.

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Topics: physician scheduling, call scheduler of the year, rewarding your scheduler