May 5

Writing for Resilience

We’ve changed our name from Writing for Caregivers to Writing for Resilience to include everyone who wants to write! Writing for Resilience is a weekly writing respite -- a time to sit quietly and write in response to prompts: poems, quotes, and stories. All are welcome!

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Free Health Screenings on May 11 at the 2016 Wellness & Safety Expo

The event is open to all current and retired state employees and will feature more than 150 exhibits. Admission and parking are free.

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UNC Carelink to offer GI Procedures referral orders beginning May 2

Beginning Monday, May 2, UNC Carelink will offer a referral order tool for GI Procedures orders. Through Carelink, external community providers/staff will be able to send a GI Procedures referral order to sites at UNC Medical Center (including Hillsborough and Meadowmont) and Chapel Hill Internal Medicine. Scheduling staff should refer to this tip sheet for scheduling workqueues details.

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Assistive Personnel Appreciation Day

As part of Nursing Staff Recognition Week, please join us as we celebrate Assistive Personnel Appreciation Day on the lobby stage of the Children's Hospital. There will be carnival-style games, refreshments, and prizes to honor nursing staff support personnel.

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Wellness Day during Nursing Staff Recognition Week

To celebrate Nursing Staff Recognition Week, please join us in the Women's and Children's lobbies, where on hand will be exercise and weight-loss experts, the farmers market, local businesses that promote wellness, 10-minute chair massages available with appointment, and more. Sign up on the day of the event in the lobby at the registration table.

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Professional Development Day

To celebrate Nursing Staff Recognition Week, please visit the Women's and Children's lobbies for exhibits on career advancement, Shared Governance at UNC Health Care, professional education opportunities, and more!

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Getting to the Nursing Staff Recognition Week Awards Ceremony and Reception

The Nursing Staff Awards ceremony will be held from 1 - 3 p.m. on Friday, May 6, in Kirkland Auditorium in Koury Hall at the dental school -- it will NOT be held in the walkway between the Neurosciences and Cancer Hospital. The reception will follow outside the auditorium. Please read this important information to help you get to the ceremony on time.

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Effective May 4: Dose Standardization Protocol in Epic@UNC for pediatric patients

To decrease the potential for medication errors and also increase efficiency in the Pharmacy, effective Wednesday, May 4, the Epic@UNC team will implement dose ranges and standardized doses for multiple drugs administered to pediatric patients.

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Zumba fitness classes

Did you know that the Women's Health Information Center hosts Zumba on Wednesdays and Fridays, every week from 5:15 to 6:10 p.m.?

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Yoga@Work

Did you know that the Women's Health Information Center hosts Yoga@Work for employees on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week from 4:45 to 5:35 p.m.?

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LMS downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, May 6, through 3 a.m. Saturday, May 7.

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Wellness Wednesdays Farmers Market kicks off May 11

The Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market is back next week. Enjoy, fresh, tasty, local produce every Wednesday from May 11 through Oct. 26.

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News from HR

TIAA webinars, accessing your State Retirement Program 2015 Annual Benefits Statement, and onsite visits from TIAA-CREF and Fidelity.

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Planned Sovera scanning downtime

The Sovera Document Imaging application will be down for scheduled maintenance on Thursday, May 12, from 7:30 – 8 p.m. During this time, Sovera document retrieval will be unavailable, including images in Epic@UNC. “Scan to Sovera” will still be available but documents will not be viewable until after the downtime is complete.

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2016/2017 parking assignment confirmation and vehicle updating

The 2016-2017 parking year is fast approaching. Please take a moment to confirm your parking assignment and to update your vehicle information for the upcoming year.

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Healthy Heels Weight Loss Program for UNC Health Care Employees

The UNC Weight Management Program is offering a new, comprehensive weight loss program to UNC Health Care employees.

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Employee Ambassadors recognized for volunteer efforts

UNC Health Care recently held its 6th annual Employee Ambassador Recognition event to honor physicians and employees for giving back to their communities.

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Komen Race for the Cure Moves to RTP

The Susan G. Komen® North Carolina Triangle to the Coast has announced that the 20th Annual Triangle Race for the Cure® will move to The Frontier in Research Triangle Park on Saturday, June 11.

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2016 Nursing Staff Recognition Week celebration events through May 7

2016 Nursing Staff Recognition Week celebration events through May 7

Nursing Staff Recognition Week is May 6 - 12. From May 2 - 7, events and offerings are being hosted to thank our nurses. View the full calendar and be sure to participate!

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Teddy Bear Clinic at Kidzu Children's Museum

The UNC Hospitals Diversity Council is hosting a Teddy Bear Clinic on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Kidzu Children’s Museum at University Mall in Chapel Hill.

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