There are 5 basic steps required to get your Jane account up and running:
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Set Up Step 5: Schedule & Shifts
That’s right, we are now ready to set up your schedule so you can start booking appointments!
In order to begin booking new appointments, you’ll need to set up staff availability on the schedule.
Shifts in Jane will let your patients know when you are working. You can create new Shifts right from the Schedule tab in the main menu.
Find Schedule tab in the top blue bar, and select a staff member on the left to begin. Next, find the “Shifts” button at the top right. The “Shift” button will turn orange and allow you to begin drawing your availability onto the Schedule.
Watch the video below to learn about setting up shifts on your schedule:
Schedule Set Up Tips
Here are a few tips to keep in mind while setting up your schedule:
Schedule Settings: If you need to adjust the opening and closing time for your administrative schedule, or adjust the schedule grid, you can do this by heading over to Settings in the main menu and finding Schedule Settings on the left. We recommend setting your opening time to 1 hour before your first scheduled appointment, and your schedule closing time to 1 hour after your last scheduled appointment. This can help provide more flexibility when working with the schedule. Learn more about setting the schedule grid here.
Adding Staff Shifts: When adding staff shifts, it’s easiest to set up one staff member’s availability at a time. Select the staff member you’d like to add shifts for in the staff menu on the left side, and then select the Week view at the bottom of the schedule to see the whole week. You can read all about creating a new shift by clicking here.
Advanced Scheduling: Depending on the nuances of your schedule, you may want to use Tags to limit the availability displayed in your online booking. In other instances, you might need to create online availability that will Stagger Your Booking. Or you may need Resource Booking to manage the availability of rooms or equipment necessary for your treatments.
Using some of these advanced features in Jane can have a few layers during your account set up, and we are happy to help should you have any questions before your account “goes live.”
Be sure to contact us to let us know how we can help! :)
You did it! 🙌
You’ve completed the last set up step, and your account is now ready to begin booking appointments.
Additional Set Up Recommendations
To get the most out of your Jane Account, we’ve outlined a few additional account set up recommendations:
Learn how to Navigate the Schedule and How to Book an Appointment in Chapter 1 of our Front-Desk Training program. Click the link below to get started:
Our online training lessons include all things Jane where you can watch videos, read up on tips and tricks, try out workflow activities in our Demo site, and self-test with quizzes.
If everything is going smoothly - wonderful! Just know that we are available via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (1-844-310-JANE) for support.