Navigating the Dashboard (Console)

To navigate throughout the Dashboard (Console), follow the steps below.

  • The Console consolidates the display of the on-call schedules and medical services into a single view.

  • It distribute the hospital on-call lists in real time and allows to quickly search from this list.



  • You must be logged as a user with rights to access the Dashboard.
  • Different permissions can be set for each Dashboard member.


1. From the left menu, click on the icon for the Dashboard.


Select the View

  • At the top right of the console, it is possible to switch between the daily view, labelled Now, and the weekly view, labelled Weekly.
  • The Now view displays the person who is on call for the shift indicated under the Current column, as well as the person assigned to the next shift, under the Next assignment column.



  • This label indicates when the next shift begins.

  • The Weekly view shows all on-call personnel for the previous day, the current day and the next 5 days.

  • Schedule changes are displayed in real time in the Console, with no need to refresh.

  • Changes that occur as the time of the day advances are automatically refreshed every two minutes.


Select the layout

In the top right corner, a menu allows you to change the display by selecting among the available layouts.

  • It's possible to select a default layout to display when you open the Console by selecting the star on its left.


Labels meaning

Absences Filter the view to show absent persons.


Allows you to change the displayed information, such as the initials of the person on duty.
Write a message Use Petal's secure messaging system to communicate quickly with a single person or a group of people.
Highlight changes since Highlights changes made to schedules since the selected date.


Search for a specific shift or person

  • To search for a specific shift or person, use the search bar located above the Shifts list column. A minimum of three characters is required, but it is suggested that you use the exact name to refine the results.



  • By selecting a person’s name in the schedule, a panel will open on the right side of the screen. The specific hours of the shift will be displayed, along with the physician's full name and contact information. The physician's contact numbers will only be displayed if the physician has agreed to share this information on the public console.



Using the task filter

  • The All shifts drop-down menu allows you to filter the list by No physician assigned, Temporary replacement and Coverage gap.
  • For a more precise result, you can use the Search physician or shift and the All shifts filter at the same time.


Status of missing shifts assignment

If no one is assigned to a shift for the period in question, the following assignment statuses may be displayed:

  • No physician assigned: a physician is not required for this shift, and none is assigned

  • Coverage gap: a physician is required for this shift, but none is assigned.


  • No physician required: this shift is closed for this period

  • Unpublished schedule for this group: this shift does not have a schedule for this period