The 2015 Workforce Engagement Survey results are in, and we are excited to announce that UNC Medical Center ranks in the 91st percentile in employee satisfaction.
Throughout July UNC Trauma Care has been hosting its annual Trauma Day event for UNC Hospitals' high school student volunteers. The program includes a simulation that provides a perspective of what it's like working as a health care professional on the trauma care team while also promoting behaviors that prevent distracted driving among teenagers. Read and watch area media coverage of Trauma Day.
The UNC Wellness Center Super Sprint Triathlon is coming up soon and spots for participants are still available. Bring your friends and family and come join the fun!
Effective July 13, 2015, the flow cytometry laboratory instituted an HLA-B57 screening assay by flow cytometry.
The latest Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Provider Systems (HCAHPS) patient satisfaction scores are available. You can view the scores for all UNC Health Care hospitals and all Triangle-area hospitals.
On-site visits next week from Fidelity and Employee Benefits.
Due to the avian influenza outbreak, there is a shortage of egg supply. As of Aug. 1, 2015, prices of egg-based items (e.g., omelets, breakfast burritos, etc.) at Nutrition & Food Services retail outlets will rise until the poultry market stabilizes. We anticipate the price of eggs to return to normal levels within six months. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
From Friday evening, July 24, through Sunday evening, July 26, the four visitor elevators in the Neurosciences Hospital will bypass the first floor to allow for overhead renovation work to proceed in conjunction with the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Renovation.
It's official: the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont received first place for the most steps taken during the Medical Fitness Association's Annual Walking Challenge in May! More than 1,300 UNC Medical Center employees participated in the international contest, which challenges participants to achieve 10,000 steps per day for one week. This year we took more than 86 million steps in one week!
Beginning July 27: Generic Order Visit Type default for ambulatory, outpatient PT and OT referral orders
As of July 27, 2015, ambulatory, outpatient physical and occupational therapy referral orders will default with a generic visit type “DELETE AND SELECT CORRECT VT ”. You should delete the generic visit type and replace with the visit type used in your department when scheduling patients from referral orders. This change will apply to any order NOT scheduled by July 27, 2015.
Effective July 27, schedulable orders in Epic@UNC will no longer be automatically removed from Schedule Order Work Queues after 90 days. This change will ensure that schedulable orders remain eligible for work queues until they are scheduled, cancelled, or until they expire at one year post order date.
Have fun, play kickball, and receive a 20 percent registration discount! Registration deadline for fall kickball leagues is Aug. 10.
Enjoy a fun night out with UNC Eye and enjoy a free concert featuring North Carolina Music Hall of Fame members The Embers.
Please join UNC Women’s Services in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week by visiting our fair on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Women’s Hospital lobby. This year’s theme is “Let’s Make It Work” and focuses on nursing mothers returning to work.
Effective Aug. 15, Valet Parking at UNC Hospitals will be $12 per day and the Dogwood Visitor Deck will be $10 per day. The hourly rate for the Dogwood Deck will remain $1.50. Please help inform our patients and visitors. If you have any questions, please call the Transportation & Parking Office at 984-974-1031.