Scheduling Coordinator

Care Initiatives

Scheduling Coordinator

Heritage Specialty Care - Cedar Rapids


Care Initiatives is currently hiring a full-time talented Scheduling Coordinator to join our team!

We provide compassionate transitional health care to Iowans at all walks of life and are committed to providing dignified and custom care for almost any need. As the largest single operator of quality Skilled Nursing and Intermediate Care in Iowa and as a non-profit organization we’re committed to excellence and being an industry leader in services, tools, and support provided. Our earnings are reinvested in our nursing homes and teams in the form of improvements, new facilities, high-quality staff, and new care programs.

The Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for creating a monthly staff schedule and ensuring that each shift is staffed appropriately following local, state and federal guidelines

The nursing scheduler generates, manages and updates master schedules while making adjustments as needed according to budgetary constraints, census fluctuations, call-ins, and pre-planned leaves of absence. Additional duties include:

  • Reviewing requests for paid time off (PTO), vacation, maternity leave, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and unpaid leaves of absence
  • Producing the master nursing schedule
  • Fulfilling staffing vacancies in advance to ensure adequate coverage for all shifts
  • Keeping meticulous attendance records and assisting with the progressive disciplinary process if staff members accrue excessive absences and/or tardiness
  • Communicating with unit managers and the director of nursing / chief nursing officer regarding floor orientation scheduling for newly hired employees in the nursing department
  • Checking time clock punch records against master schedules and noting the appropriate changes
  • Signing time correction forms for events such as missing meal periods or forgetting to clock in/out
  • Approving contracts with temporary staffing agencies who send nurses / nursing assistants to the facility
  • Utilizing computer software to prepare, change and update the master schedule

We are proud to provide excellent benefits to our team members!

  • Dayforce Wallet- On Demand Pay- access your pay as soon as it is earned!
  • Three different great medical plan choices!
  • HSA and FSA Programs
  • Two different dental coverage plan options
  • Vision
  • Retirement 403(b) Savings plan
  • Basic Life and AD&D, Voluntary Life AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Critical illness and Accident Coverage Plans
  • Doctor on Demand, discounts on gym memberships, fitness equipment, ID Theft Protections, Be Well 24/7
  • Discount Programs on Verizon Wireless and hotel, theme park tickets, electronics, appliances, apparel and more!
  • LPN& RN Tuition Assistance Program
  • LPN&RN Board Funding
  • Student Loan Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education (CE)
  • Online Training
  • Advancement & Transfer Opportunities
  • CNA Training Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Uniforms
  • Veteran’s Day Pay for Veterans
  • Years of Service Recognition Program

EOE, AAP, Veterans and Disabled Employer

Job ID: 77793

Posted 16 days ago

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