Dec. 3

News from HR

Deadline for Santa Claus Calls and on-site visits from Bank of North Carolina, Berkshire Manor Apartments, Vector Security, Employee Benefits, ASG Security, PNC Bank, the Learning Experience Academy of Early Education.

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Flu Vaccine deadline for UNC Medical Center employees Dec. 4

All UNC Medical Center employees are required to receive a flu vaccine by Friday, Dec. 4. To document receipt of a flu vaccine at a facility/clinic other than Occupational Health Services, employees must complete the online Attestation Form/Survey to show proof of flu vaccine compliance.

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New Bone Marrow Transplant Unit opened Dec. 2

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the 16-bed Bone Marrow Transplant Unit patients and staff moved from their location on the fourth floor of the Cancer Hospital to their new 24-bed location on the first floor of the Neurosciences Hospital. Once the 16-bed space on the fourth floor of the Cancer Hospital is empty, renovations will begin to expand 4 Oncology from a 34-bed unit to a 53-bed unit, with plans to open in Spring 2016.

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Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour

Please join the UNC Hospital’s Hillsborough Campus in supporting the 29th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour from 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, December 6. This event is coordinated by the Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce and offers self-guided tours of several beautifully appointed homes adorned for the holidays, including one to be decorated by staff from the Hillsborough Campus.

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Environmental Services Gospel Choir featured on WRAL

The Environmental Services Gospel Choir, which reaches out to patients at UNC Hospitals, was recently featured on WRAL. Read and watch the full story.

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Learning Made Simple downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend from 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, through 4 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.

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Graduates of the NA II Training Program

Graduates of the NA II Training Program

Nursing Practice & Professional Development announce graduates of the NA II Training Program.

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Cairns featured in News & Observer

Dr. Bruce Cairns, director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, was recently featured in the News & Observer for his cardiac arrest experience -- and for the emergency, life-saving care he received at the UNC Wellness Center in Chapel Hill.

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Fischer and Wohl featured in News & Observer

Doctors Billy Fischer and David Wohl were recently featured in the News & Observer for their work fighting Ebola.

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$50,000 Innovation Award RFP due Jan. 19

There’s still time! The Center for Innovation released the RFP for the 2016 $50,000 Innovation Pilot Awards in November and encourages School of Medicine and UNC Health Care employees from any affiliate to apply. Applications are due Jan. 19, 2016.

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Pedestrian bridge and road closures

Pedestrian closure of Bridge B will run from 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, to 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14. Night closure of Manning Drive (in front of the parking decks) is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, to 5 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, and 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, to 5 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.

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Research Study for Patients with Migraine Headaches

Nutrition research study for patients with migraine headaches using dietary intervention

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UNC men's basketball home game Dec. 6

The next UNC men's basketball home game is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. Traffic will likely be heavy before/after each home game. View details on employee parking during men's basketball games.

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Follow-up from Dec. 2 incident on UNC-Chapel Hill campus

Yesterday's events on and around the UNC-Chapel Hill Campus caused a degree of anxiety within our community. In situations like these, UNC Hospitals has a robust protective process that is aimed at alerting our patients, visitors, and staff as well as providing a safe and secure environment.

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Flu vaccine update

As of 8 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 12,350 colleagues have received their flu vaccine. Please remember that you have until Dec. 4, 2015, to become flu compliant, and review details on how you can get your flu vaccine.

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Growth Charts available via Care Everywhere

Neonatology and Pediatric teams can now see growth charts from other facilities via Care Everywhere. This tip sheet is posted on the Obstetrics and Neonatology Learning Home dashboard within Epic@UNC and also available from the Epic@UNC Training Library.

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