Nov. 19

Three 2016 Becton-Dickinson Nursing Research Fellowship Information Sessions

All nurses interested in conducting research on 2016 interest areas are encouraged to apply for this opportunity to advance nursing science at UNC Health Care. Interested applicants should complete and submit the Expression of Interest form by Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.

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News from HR

On-site visits from Fidelity, Costco, TIAA-CREF, and Employee Benefits, and information about the Employee Arts & Crafts Fair and the Fall Farmers Market.

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Holiday Blues

This interactive presentation focuses on managing holiday stresses and grief with more meaning, solace and even joy.

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Holiday Blues

This interactive presentation focuses on managing holiday stresses and grief with more meaning, solace and even joy.

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Coping with the Holidays

This interactive presentation focuses on managing holiday stresses and grief with more meaning, solace and even joy.

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Coping with the Holidays

This interactive presentation focuses on managing holiday stresses and grief with more meaning, solace and even joy.

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Planned Lawson Downtime

There is a planned Lawson downtime scheduled from 1 - 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. During this time, Lawson will be unavailable at UNC Medical Center, Chatham Hospital, UNC REX Healthcare, and UNC Physicians Network locations. This downtime will include all Lawson modules including Mobile Supply Chain, RQC (Requisitioning), HR, Payroll, Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Manager Self Service, Employee Self Service and Finance.

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Dec. 4 deadline to receive a flu vaccine

Occupational Health Services will be closed Thursday Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27. It will otherwise be open to provide flu shots Monday – Friday, Nov. 23 through Dec. 4. Please read for details.

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Increase in bogus popup warnings, Malware

There has been a recent increase in the frequency of bogus popup warnings indicating your PC is infected with malware and an accompanying offer of technical support by calling a phone number. If you are using your computer and a popup message is displayed with instructions to call a phone number, DO NOT call the phone number. In this situation the only phone call you should make is to the UNC Health Care ISD Service Desk at 984-974-4357.

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5 Questions with Steve Haynes, Human Resources Solution Team Sponsor

For this installment of the Carolina Value 5 Questions series, we spoke with Human Resources Solution Team Sponsor Steve Haynes. In his interview, Steve discusses the team’s focus on three important objectives including the design and implementation of a common HR management strategy, an effective HR operating model and a Total Rewards strategy that is competitive in our various markets. Read the full interview here.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program Nov. 1 - 20

UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees.

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Employee Discounts to PNC Arena Events!

Great discounted tickets are available to employees for events at the PNC Arena including Disney on Ice, World’s Toughest Rodeo, Carolina Hurricanes, Harlem Globetrotters and Cirque du Soleil. Visit Employee Recreation’s Local Entertainment page under Discount Programs for details.

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Writing for Caregivers Public Reading

Studies show that writing about deep and important matters improves our immunity and can offer fresh and healing perspectives. In this busy and sometimes difficult season, we often don’t take time for ourselves to reflect and go inward. Come sit, rest, and enjoy short and wise readings by members of Writing for Caregivers.

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Recap of the 10th Annual Multicultural Fair

Recap of the 10th Annual Multicultural Fair

If you missed this year's Multicultural Fair, check out a recap of the festivities.

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UNC Carelink now offers Radiology referral orders

Beginning Thursday, Nov. 19, UNC Carelink users can place radiology orders within UNC Carelink. Radiology orders may be placed to facilities at UNC REX Healthcare, Chatham Hospital, and UNC Medical Center facilities in Chapel Hill and Burlington.

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ISD beginning to deploy Beaker Lab label printers

From mid-November through the end of December 2015, teams from ISD will visit a number of UNC Medical Center, UNC REX Healthcare, Chatham Hospital, and UNC Physicians Network units and clinics to begin deploying lab label printers. These printers will be fully configured and tested between January - February 2016 in preparation for the Beaker Lab Go-Live on April 16, 2016.

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Providers – Improve your efficiency in handling InBasket messages

Providers, did you know that you can allow support staff in your clinic(s) to “attach” to your Epic@UNC InBasket and, through specific protocols, manage certain results? For example, you could focus on treating patients with abnormal results while having support staff handle notifications to patients with normal results. View details on how to setup this workflow at this SharePoint link.

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Employee News Online to run early next week

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, we will distribute Employee News Online next Tuesday, Nov. 24. Please share any news/information you need to share through next week's issue by 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23.

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Effective Dec. 2: Tobacco/Second Hand Smoke Cessation counseling added for inpatient psychiatric patients using tobacco within 30 days

ssessing the 30-day tobacco use history is now required as part of the admission-required-documentation for inpatient psychiatric patients at UNC Hospitals and Wakebrook. If ‘yes’ is documented for tobacco use within 30 days, a “Tobacco/Second-Hand Smoke Cessation” will automatically be added to the ‘Unresolved Education’ tab in the Education activity for Behavioral Health nurses. View details in this Tip Sheet (SharePoint link).

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