May 28

Weight Watchers at Work

Weight Watchers at work makes it more convenient than ever to reach and maintain your goal weight!

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News from HR

Training update for Taleo Performance, NCFlex Sensible Saving Sessions, and on-site visits from Fidelity, TIAA-CREF and Employee Benefits.

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Professional On-Site Shoe Sale

Visit the Children's Hospital lobby June 2 - 4 for the Professional On-Site Shoe fundraising event.

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Orthopedic and Trauma Acute Unit receives Beacon Award for Excellence

5 Bedtower, the Orthopedic and Trauma Unit, has been awarded the Silver-level Beacon Award designation by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

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New Yoga@Work session offered

Beginning June 3, new Yoga@Work session will be offered on Wednesday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. The class is perfect for employees coming off the night shift and those looking for a positive way to start their day.

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Zumba@Work

Did you know the Women’s Health Information Center offers Zumba@Work for employees?

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Second Annual Boote/Gerritsen ICU Nursing Award

The Boote/Gerritsen ICU Nursing Award is a fund to recognize the exceptional care that UNC Hospitals ICU nursing staff provide to their patients and patient families on a daily basis. The nomination deadline is July 10.

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Administrative Policy Update

ADMIN Policy 0133, "Photographs and Motion Pictures," has recently been revised.

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Stanford honored for professional excellence

Stanford honored for professional excellence

Laboratory professional J. Eric Stanford, MHA, MLS(ASCP)CM, a Laboratory Supervisor at UNC Hospitals, Core Laboratory, has been named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s prestigious 40 Under Forty list for 2015 in recognition of his achievements in the medical laboratory field.

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Additions to Heparin Documentation (SharePoint link)

‘Dose Verify – Cosign Required’ is a new MAR action. Using ‘Dose Verify – Cosign Required’ action does not require a medication scan, will force a co-signature, and it will populate the dual signature on the MAR. This MAR action should be used to document an independent double-check of the heparin dose when the heparin correlation or Anti Xa value is therapeutic.

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Clinic Managers and Referral Coordinators - Advanced Referral Management Training required

The Referrals & Access Leadership Team is very excited to announce a number of improvements to the overall referral order process scheduled to go-live on June 14, 2015. Outpatient Care Services (OCS) Operational Training & Development and ISD Training have partnered to offer instructor-led training classes and WebEx sessions beginning on Wednesday, June 3. All Referral Coordinators and Clinic Managers are required to attend the Advanced Referral Management Instructor-led class.

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New referral order metrics available in Epic@UNC beginning May 29 (Intranet)

As part of the Referral & Access Workgroup’s efforts to improve the referral order process in Epic@UNC, the Reporting Workgroup has developed a set of metrics that will be available for users beginning May 29 in Epic@UNC to monitor the overall referral process and help identify areas needing improvement or additional training.

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Uniforms now available for online purchase

Scrubs and Beyond now offers online purchasing of UNC Hospitals uniforms and gives UNC Hospitals employees a discount.

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Workforce Engagement Survey update

As of 8 a.m. May 28, more than 8,250 employees (85%) at UNC Medical Center and 203 employees (89%) at Chatham Hospital have taken the survey. In total, more than 17,500 UNC Health Care employees (76%) have participated in the 2015 WES so far. Don't miss this chance to share your feedback - the survey is open through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, May 31!

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ICD-10 training deadline is May 31

Oct. 1, 2015, is the "go live" of ICD-10 across the country’s health care system. For those who have completed ICD-10 training, we encourage you to reacquaint yourself with what you learned. For those who have not completed training, our goal for having everyone trained is May 31 , 2015.

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June Light Rail meetings to review latest plans

Three upcoming meetings will update the public on plans for the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit (D-O LRT) project, which includes a station at UNC Hospitals. View locations and times for the meetings.

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