New API integration will allow ShiftMed on-demand staff to share information and manage with those within the facility
McLean, Virginia, January 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — ShiftMed is the first on-demand workforce platform that delivers scalable, cost-effective and sustainable workforces across the gamut of care settings — from health system acute and outpatient settings to post-acute and home Provider – with united kingdom, a leading provider of human resources, payroll and workforce management solutions for everyone. With over 315 technology and service partners, UKG offers one of the largest and most collaborative partner ecosystems in the HCM industry, focused on creating a better employee experience for all to improve business outcomes.
Through this partnership, organizations using both ShiftMed and UKG Dimensions can seamlessly access ShiftMed’s 350,000+ contingent staff across the UKG and manage the scheduling of all staff from one system. With ShiftMed and UKG, once a healthcare professional at ShiftMed applies for an open shift at the facility, that eligible staff member is automatically populated in UKG as an employee and assigned to the timesheet. Administrators do not need to manually enter staff data or update timesheets in UKG Dimensions.
“This is a collaboration we know will resonate with our healthcare organization,” said Todd Walras, CEO of ShiftMed. “In addition to making it easier than ever for facilities to obtain a highly qualified, on-demand workforce to meet their staffing needs, we are now simplifying the way facilities apply and manage this workforce. For dispatchers or shift supervisors utilizing UKG, The time saved in easily integrating employee data into one platform will greatly increase operational efficiency and reduce operational costs. It’s a win-win.”
The UKG solution was developed on the FleX platform. UKG’s FleX is a modern technology platform purpose-built to support great workplaces. FleX Flow is a highly adaptable API framework that anchors UKG solutions in the workflows where people need and want it most, and helps businesses connect existing IT with innovative or emerging applications to improve their work place.
Additionally, the UKG integration synchronizes clock data, ensuring that whenever ShiftMed staff clock in and out, those times are automatically shared and updated in their corresponding UKG timesheets.
“At UKG, we strive to build lifelong partnerships with our clients, helping them create modern human experiences that drive better business outcomes and anticipate employees’ needs outside of work,” said mike may, Vice President of Technology Partnerships, UKG. “By fostering a highly engaged ecosystem of technology partners, including ShiftMed, we are able to help create a more seamless and empowering technology experience.”
“As the majority of our health system partners use UKG for their workforce management and scheduling infrastructure, this integration naturally supports our mission of building lasting partnerships, helping suppliers reduce labor costs, maximize internal efficiencies, and Ultimately not having to rely on the travel care model,” Walras said.
For more information on the ShiftMed and UKG partnership, visit www.ShiftMed.com
ShiftMed is an on-demand labor marketplace that connects hospitals and skilled nursing facilities with the largest number and highest quality of allied health professionals (CNAs, LPNs, RNs, PTs, and community health workers). The #1 mobile app for nursing jobs on the App Store, ShiftMed serves more than 1,500 enterprise healthcare partners in 110 markets nationwide by providing software tools and direct access to the workforce for shift scheduling. As demonstrated on the TODAY show, ShiftMed’s on-demand platform dramatically simplifies the delivery of care and equips healthcare providers with compliant, qualified staff to meet their needs faster than any other solution Staffing needs.For more information, please visit http://www.ShiftMed.com.
J Connelly for ShiftMed