Nov. 1

10 Days Left: All Employees Must be Flu Compliant by Monday, Nov. 12

Occupational Health Services will provide influenza vaccine to UNC Medical Center personnel beginning on Monday, September 10. All UNC Medical Center staff must be flu vaccine compliant by 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12 as a condition of employment. You may find more details about our flu vaccination compliance program here.

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Center for Leadership Excellence Open Enrollment Begins Tomorrow

It's getting close to time for the UNC Center for Leadership Excellence Open Enrollment. You don't want to miss registering for the Compassionate or Diversity Leader program. Applications will be accepted from Nov. 2 - 23, 2018.

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Participate in the State Employees Combined Campaign

The UNC family has a long tradition of giving back to the community. Each year our employees support hundreds of charities through the State Employee Combined Campaign (SECC). This year the SECC is open until Friday, Nov. 16.

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Manning Drive Closure Scheduled for Nov. 9-12

Manning Drive Closure Scheduled for Nov. 9-12

Manning Drive will be closed to through traffic the weekend of Nov. 9-12 for the removal of the pedestrian bridge connecting the Cardinal Parking Deck, Tarrson Hall and West Drive. During the weekends of Nov. 9, Manning Drive will be closed between South Columbia Street and East Drive from 8 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday. Traffic will be detoured along Mason Farm Road and East Drive. Pedestrians should remain alert to traffic changes and follow designated pedestrian detours.

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REMINDER: Invest 5 minutes in Yourself by participating in Well-Being Index

REMINDER: Invest 5 minutes in Yourself by participating in Well-Being Index

Last week, you should have received an email invite to participate in the Well-Being Index. Thanks to everyone who has already participated – we hope you found the feedback and resources valuable. If you haven’t already, please take five minutes this week to register and complete the 9-question assessment of your stress and well-being.

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Thank you for a great FY18!

Our 2018 fiscal year, which ran from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018, was a great success thanks to everyone at UNC Medical Center and our teams across UNC Health Care. As a result of this outstanding performance, all eligible employees received an incentive payment on Wednesday, Oct. 31. View our FY18 results and FY19 goals at this link. Thanks again for a great FY18!

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Nutrition and Food Services Holiday Hours

Nutrition and Food Services would like to inform everyone of their modified schedule over the holidays this year. The modified hours can be found here.

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Nursing Continuous Survey Readiness: NPSG Tips #4 and #5

Two of the National Safety Patient Goals (NPSG) are Medication Reconciliation and Safe Anticoagulant Administration. Reviewing the tips posted here will help staff remain prepared for Joint Commission.

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PTO Sell Back Period Nov. 1 – Dec. 1

UNC Medical Center next Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election period to employees is Nov. 1 - 28. To be eligible for the sell-back options, employees must have at least 88 hours of PTO available. Employees are eligible to automatically receive a sell-back based on their election of 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of all hours over 80 with a minimum of eight hours required for distribution. Click here for more details.

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News from HR

Learn more about representative sessions with Fidelity at Hillsborough and UNC Medical Center, Fidelity webinars, TIAA sessions at Morrisville and TIAA webinars

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Impact of Nov. 4 Daylight Saving Time change

The time will ‘fall back’ from 1:59 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. Review the impact the time change will have on equipment (glucometers) and documentation (ADT, MAR, I/O, Graphs, Work List, Doc Flowsheets, ASAP - ED, Beaker Labs, and Stork Obstetrics) at this link.

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Nursing Grand Rounds: Addressing PAH Education with IPC

Join us as we share a nurse driven inter-professional approach to addressing education regarding PAH and how the concepts used can be applied other education projects.

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Call for Letters of Intent - IHQI Improvement Scholars Program

The Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement requests letters of intent for clinical improvement projects to be conducted Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2020 as part of the Improvement Scholars Program.

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Telehealth Lecture: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Lauren Lux, LCSW, who will speak about adolescents and young adults living with cancer, and their unique medical and psychosocial needs.

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Congratulations to all of our Carolina Care Award Winners

Congratulations to all of our Carolina Care Award Winners

Outpatient Services would like to congratulate all of our Carolina Care Award Winners, who were honored at a ceremony at the UNC Medical Center.

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Carolina Care Highlight: James F. Donohue

Carolina Care Highlight: James F. Donohue

Our Carolina Care Highlight this week recognizes Dr. Donohue from the Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine. Here's what one of Dr. Donohue's patients had to say: “I am fortunate to have found Dr. Donohue, as he is the guru on my condition. He explained this condition very clearly, listened to me and discussed potential medicines as well as environmental & lifestyle changes that can help keep this condition under control..."

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Privacy Quarterly Newsletter now available

This edition discusses: HIPAA training; importance of protecting patient information; HIPAA during natural disasters; your role in preventing breaches and hacking; correct use of blue recycling bins containing patient information; and location of UNC Health Care System HIPAA policies.

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Help Volunteer Services Decorate Christmas Trees in the Lobby

This year the UNC Volunteer Services Department would like to invite 5 teams of 6 employees each to decorate a tree in each of the lobbies; Memorial, Children’s, Women’s, Neurosciences and Cancer Hospitals.

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