Great news for all employees at every level at all UNC Health Care owned entities. Starting April 1, 2017, UNC Health Care’s Learning and Organizational Development Department will offer employees the opportunity to take advantage of two powerful education experiences, Compassionate Leader and Diversity Leader certificate programs. Whether you are a team member wanting to become a leader or a leader wanting to expand skills, these programs provide amazing opportunities for self-development and development of others.
There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 1:30 - 4 a.m. Sunday morning, March 12. Please note that this downtime occurs during the Daylight Saving Time change (when time springs forward from 1:59 – 3 a.m.), so Epic@UNC will only be down for 90 minutes.
Free books! Please join us in the Children's Hospital lobby for the Lending Library Spring Book Event on Tuesday, March 21, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Epic@UNC diet order drop-down list for UNC Medical Center (including Hillsborough Hospital), High Point Regional Health, and Chatham Hospital will have a new look and functionality.
CMS has new requirements for Advance Directives and Epic@UNC will be updated March 1.
UNC Health Care is proud to sponsor the construction of another Habitat for Humanity home. The home is part of Heels for Homes, a collaboration between UNC, the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, and Habitat for Humanity of Orange County to build two homes this spring in downtown Chapel Hill.
Annual testing of the fire alarm initiation, notification and control devices will occur throughout UNC Hospitals on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Please read these important Nursing Policy Updates effective February 2017.
Seats are still available for the Emerging Leaders Two-Day Workshop, which is held on March 1 - 2, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day.
All are welcome to this Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds panel presentation. Panel members are Arlene Davis, JD; Sarah Fotheringham, JD; Benny Joyner, MD, MPH; and Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH, FACP.
The National Association of Health Service Executives (NAHSE) and Toastmasters are hosting a free public speaking class on March 23 at 6 p.m.
LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, through 3 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.
On Monday, February 6, sepsis initiative facilitators from across UNC Health Care met in High Point to discuss the latest initiative results from each system hospital. Held every 90 days, these gatherings highlight the importance of collaboration in defeating sepsis at our hospitals.
The UNC’s Food Allergy Initiative is conducting an industry-sponsored phase one clinical trial for peanut allergy. The purpose of this study is to find out if an investigational treatment for peanut allergy is safe and tolerable for people suffering from peanut allergy.
UNC Medical Center offers Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees.
Take advantage of in-person sessions and webinars held by CAPTRUST, Fidelity, and TIAA.
Attention all nurses: the Annual Certified Nurses Day Celebration will be held on March 15, 2017.
The Ash Wednesday Service will be held at John M. Reeves All Faiths Chapel (1st floor Memorial Hospital) at 2:30 p.m. on March 1.
Starting Tuesday, Feb. 21, a team from Aethon will be walking through the hospital with a TUG robot, similar to those already in use in the laboratory, to map planned travel routes in the facility. This is in preparation to expand our current fleet of TUG robots, enabling the support services team to better service the units with supplies, linen, food along with remove trash and other materials.
Learning and Organizational Development and Recruitment teams were scheduled to move to the UNC Health Care Morrisville Campus on Feb. 17. The move has been delayed – we will share the new move date once it is confirmed. Both teams will remain in their current locations for now and all contact information remains the same.
Through April 7, a flooring-replacement project will block off access to the 5 Bedtower visitor elevators. It will also affect traffic from 5 Bedtower to 5 East and 5 West via the connector.
The menu has been set for the 2017 Multicultural Fair. Please take a look at the menu, be sure to visit the fair on Friday, April 7, and consider participating by setting up an exhibit or entertaining. The fair will be held in the UNC Hospitals lobbies.