Employee News Online

The latest news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Cancer Hospital sprinklers out of service - March 5

On Thursday, March 5, from 8 a.m. to noon, the sprinkler system on the Manning level of the Cancer Hospital will be shut down due to construction renovations. Each department shall follow their system site-specific training implemented by Environmental Health & Safety. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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Certified Nurses Day Celebration

You are Cordially Invited to the 7th-Annual UNC Hospitals Certified Nurses Day Celebration.

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Nursing – Assessment and Vitals flowsheets consolidated as part of 2014 Upgrade

Once the 2014 Epic@UNC Upgrade is in effect on Saturday, March 7, nurses in acute care units, medical/surgcal units, and adult/pediatric ICUs will notice a consolidation of the Assessment and Vitals flowsheets to one flowsheet for all levels of care.

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Boshamer Family Day March 29

Please join your co-workers with their friends and families for a day of baseball fun at the UNC’s Boshamer Stadium on Sunday, March 29, at 1 p.m.

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Yankee Candle Outlet Store Discount March 19 - 20

The Yankee Candle Outlet Store in Mebane is having a special sale on March 19 and 20, 2015.

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Chapel Hill Transit Spring Break Schedule

Chapel Hill Transit will operate on an adjusted service schedule March 7 - 14. Safe Rides will not operate March 12 - 14.

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Habitat for Humanity Project

UNC Children’s Hospital Community Involvement group is sponsoring a Habitat Build.

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Free Electronic Tax Preparation

Employee Recreation & Wellness is pleased to offer free electronic tax prep for UNC Hospitals and UNC Faculty Physician employees making $60,000 or less (single or combined filing).

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New Terrace Café options available

On Feb. 23, 2015, the Terrace Cafe began offering two new express options.

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Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service

Applications for the Elaine M. Hill Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service are due March 21.

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News from HR

Prudential 401k/457 Session, new retirement options, and information about on-site visits from Fidelity, Collins Crossing Apartments, Bank of North Carolina, Southern Village and The Waverly Apartments, Ashford Lakes Apartments, Employee Benefits, The Learning Experience Academy of Early Education and Community Home Trust.

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Last UNC men's basketball home game March 7

The UNC men's basketball team will play Duke on Saturday, March 7, at 9 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Expect delays going to and coming from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine. View the schedule for Tar Heel Express shuttles, a parking map, and the full schedule for UNC men's basketball.

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AWHONN Conference

Join the 44th annual N.C Section Conference May 1. Emily Jackson, L&D nurse manager, and Rhonda Lanning, program director for the doula program, will be guest speakers.

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Memorial Lobby escalators out of service March 9 - 20

Beginning March 9, the escalators in Memorial Lobby serving ground to first and first to ground will be down for required preventive maintenance.

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UNC Hospitals Therapeutic Infusion Center opens March 2

UNC Hospitals Therapeutic Infusion Center opens March 2

UNC Hospitals is excited to announce the opening of the Therapeutic Infusion Center at Carolina Pointe II! The new twenty-two seat Infusion Center is located on the second floor of 6013 Farrington Road in Chapel Hill. Here you'll find a skilled team of nurses performing non-oncologic infusions for patients from numerous specialties.

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Operation Medicine Drop

There will be an “Operation Medicine Drop” on March 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Valet Lane in front of UNC Hospitals.

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Tailored training prepares UNC anesthesiology residents

Tailored training prepares UNC anesthesiology residents

Last month, the Department of Anesthesiology took simulation to a new level with a two-day, full-scale, high-fidelity training for residents that served two purposes: testing residents on a variety of competencies and preparing them for new accreditation standards and board certification processes.

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UNC Diabetes researcher featured on WRAL

UNC Diabetes researcher featured on WRAL

TV segment focused diabetes prevention and screening and featured John Buse, MD, PhD, chief, Division of Endocrinology, executive associate dean for clinical research.

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Preparing for Epic@UNC upgrade downtime, recovery

Epic@UNC will be down from 2 a.m. until approximately 6 a.m. Saturday morning, March 7, for the 2014 Epic@UNC Upgrade.

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Few online e-cigarette vendors block sales to minors, UNC Lineberger study finds

Few online e-cigarette vendors block sales to minors, UNC Lineberger study finds

A study led by a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher has found that, despite a North Carolina law banning their purchase by minors and requiring online vendors to verify customer age, teens can easily buy electronic cigarettes online.

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