Calling all nurses and nursing assistive personnel! All ideas are welcome and you can submit as many as you like.
The retirement celebration for J.P. Kichak, VP & Chief Information Officer, is scheduled from 4 – 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the N.C. Cancer Hospital Conference Room #1. Kichak’s last day at UNC Health Care is Sept. 30.
Our next Nursing Grand Rounds will feature Andrew Penrod, Hospital Liaison Committee for Jehovah's Witnesses. All staff are welcome to attend.
Max Mangos has re-opened in its new location at the Overlook Café on the 2nd floor of the Neurosciences Hospital. Refreshing smoothies and frozen yogurt will be available Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The team in Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) at UNC Hospitals set a goal of reaching the 75th percentile in patient satisfaction surveys. The reward for reaching that goal included a chance to throw pies at the NFS management team.
The 2011 State Employee Combined Campaign (SECC) kicked off Monday, Sept. 26 and will run until Friday, Oct. 28. Our goals this year are 15 percent participation and more than $300,000 in contributions. All are invited to the SECC Agency Fair Friday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Children’s Hospital lobby, to learn more about charities we can support through the SECC.
All employees and the public are invited to attend the dedication of UNC Hospitals Labyrinth and Serenity Garden. The ceremony will take place at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 4 in front of the N.C. Cancer Hospital. Refreshments will be provided.
All employees and the public are invited to attend the dedication of UNC Hospitals Labyrinth and Serenity Garden. The ceremony will take place at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 4 in front of the NC Cancer Hospital. Refreshments will be provided. Also, please watch this video to see why the Labyrinth is considered one of UNC Hospitals' sacred spaces.
The September 2011 issue of "Inside Supply Chain Services," a newsletter for Central Distribution, is now available.
This is a unique opportunity for bilingual (Spanish-speaking) staff and patients to attend a one-day free event presenting some of the health topics that commonly affect the Latino community. All are invited to listen and participate from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Pagano Conference Room in the UNC Lineberger Cancer Center.
News updates include: New Sensible Savings Sessions, UNUM Whole Life Insurance Offering - Open Enrollment Ends This Friday, Hyatt Legal Plan - MetLaw Annual Enrollment Ends This Friday, Employee Records at Hospital, NCFlex Annual Enrollment, Employee Benefits at Hospital and Maternity Workshop.
On Monday, Oct. 3, UNC Hospitals will launch a new medical response team, Code Medic. This team will respond and provide assistance to people requiring non-emergency medical assistance in non-patient care areas.
The Employee Engagement Team would like to celebrate this holiday season by helping UNC Health Care employees. Last year more than 70 departments/units adopted a UNC Health Care employee family. As an organization, we were able to help 69 employees! This year we would like to encourage departments and work units to continue the trend and adopt as many employee families as possible.
Beginning Oct. 1, visitors of patients who are on Contact Precautions will no longer be required to wear gloves and a gown while visiting in the Contact Precautions room. This policy change is consistent with the CDC recommendations for the control of multi-drug resistance bacteria.