June 8

Tupperware Fundraising Sale

The Tupperware fundraising sale will be held in the N.C. Children's Hospital Lobby Tuesday, June 14 - Thursday, June 16, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The sale is sponsored by the UNC Volunteer Association and all proceeds go toward scholarships as well as UNC departmental and patient needs.

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Joint Commission Readiness – MSDSs – What are they, where are they and how can I find them?

Often during Joint Commission surveys, the surveyor will question staff about the location of MSDSs and how employees access them. It is important for staff to be able to respond correctly.

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News from H.R.

News updates this week include: Employee Records at Hospital, TIAA-CREF Onsite Visit, Totally Responsible Person (TRP) Class, NC Supplemental Plans Representative Visit, Mediation Training, MetLife Auto & Home Onsite Visit, Employee Benefits at Hospital, Fidelity Representative Session, Maternity Workshop, ORBIT System Update and Career Opportunities.

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CD Window Closing For Lunch

Central Distribution has a window that customers currently use to pick up supplies Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Effective Monday, June 13, the window will be closed from noon until 1 p.m. due to the reduced number of staff available to assist customers during the lunch hour.

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UNC doctor heads new Rex Pulmonary Specialists group

UNC doctor heads new Rex Pulmonary Specialists group

Patricia Rivera, MD, a faculty pulmonologist with expertise and training in thoracic oncology and interventional bronchoscopy as well as general and critical care pulmonary medicine, is now at Rex as Medical Director of Rex Pulmonary Specialists as well as the Rex pulmonary medicine program as a whole.

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UNC Health Care Partners with Chapel Hill to Provide Care to Town Employees

A new program has been established to provide worksite wellness programs and minor illness care to Town of Chapel Hill employees.

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Plan your Independence Day - Become tobacco free this summer!

Enroll now in Tobacco Free Tar Heels, a free tobacco use treatment program for UNC Health Care employees and their families.

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Inside Supply Chain Services June 2011

The June 2011 issue of "Inside Supply Chain Services," a newsletter for Central Distribution, is now available.

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Project TICKER underway; first newsletter published

Project TICKER (Teamwork to Improve Cardiac Kids' End Results), which began in September of last year, aims to implement a patient- and family-centered safe practice infrastructure for pediatric congenital heart disease patients at N.C. Children’s Hospital.

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UNC Family Medicine Offers Lamaze Classes

A solid start begins with a healthy pregnancy and birth. Join us for Lamaze healthy birth classes.

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Thanks to units with 100 percent participation on the Employee Opinion Survey

Thanks to the 183 units across UNC Health Care that had a 100 percent response rate on the recent Employee Opinion Survey! These units represent close to 60 percent of the total units participating in the survey.

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