Sept. 5

Employees/Managers: Confirm your timesheet and/or Approve Direct Report(s) timesheets in myTime

Please remember that per policy, non-exempt employees are strongly encouraged to review their timesheet each pay period, exempt employees must confirm their timesheet each pay period, and supervisors must sign-off on all of their employees’ timesheets each pay period in myTime by 11:59 p.m. the Monday each pay period ends (Monday, Sept. 9, for this pay period).

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Providers: Add an Interval H&P note via Haiku starting Sept. 17

Per approval by the UNC Health Care Surgical Council for Information Technology (SCIT) workgroup, providers will have the ability to add an interval H&P via Haiku starting Tuesday, Sept. 17. View details and screenshots.

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McLendon Labs Memo: New Test – Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature Assay (Prosigna) at UNC Hospitals

Effective Sept. 9, 2019 the Molecular Genetics Laboratory of UNC McLendon Clinical Laboratories (MCL) will offer Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature Assay (Prosigna). Read the memo for more details.

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Planned Sept. 8 Epic@UNC Downtime Cancelled

The planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled for Sunday morning, Sept. 8, has been cancelled. The next planned Epic@UNC downtime is scheduled from 1 - 2:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, Oct. 13, as part of our next Epic@UNC Quarterly Release. Stay tuned for new features that will be available following Oct. 13.

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Coming Sept. 5: Access One Patient Financing

UNC Health Care has partnered with Access One to offer an alternative financing solution for patients. Patients will now be able to make payment arrangements through Access One offering zero to low-interest payment plans. View details.

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Policy Stat Acknowledgement Email

On Monday, Sept 2, all colleagues received an email from ‘PolicyStat’ (notification@policystat.com) with the subject line “Policies requiring your action this week.” This message is not spam – please follow the links in the Sept. 2 email to review and acknowledge two updated System HR Policies as of Aug. 30: “Consensual Relationships in the Workplace Policy” and “Harassment-Free Workplace Policy.” Follow the steps outlined at the link in the headline to read and acknowledge the policy.

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Reminder: Flu Vaccine Available for Health Care Personnel Starting Sept. 9

Occupational Health Services (OHS) will provide influenza vaccine to UNC Medical Center personnel beginning Monday, Sept. 9. All health care personnel must be flu compliant by 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, as a condition of employment; this includes all administrative and clinical staff, medical students, resident, contractors and volunteers. The same requirement applies to Credentialed Providers and SOM Faculty and Staff enrolled in the medical surveillance program. More details here.

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Required Annual LMS Training Modules due Sept. 30

​Please be sure to complete all required annual LMS training modules online courses in LMS by Sept. 30, 2019. The required annual LMS training modules online courses are important for ensuring the safety of our patients and our workplace, and are required by many regulatory organizations.

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Planned Powerscribe Radiology Dictation System Downtime Sept. 7

There is a planned downtime for the PowerScribe Radiology Dictation system from 1 - 4 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. Please contact your local radiology department for details on how to receive radiology reports if needed during the downtime. This downtime impacts PowerScribe at Caldwell UNC Health Care, Nash UNC Health Care, Pardee UNC Health Care, UNC Medical Center and UNC REX Healthcare.

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Safe Zone Training

Safe Zone is a training program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four-hour session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Participants will walk away with a deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to LGBTQ+ patients, visitors, employees, faculty and students.

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SharePoint Downtime: Friday, Sept. 6

There is a planned SharePoint downtime scheduled from 6 - 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6. Sharepoint sites (including intranet, collaboration, and Mysites/OneDrives) will be unavailable for approximately 15 minutes from 6 - 6:15 p.m. However, intranet news article and news headline rotators will be unavailable for the extent of the downtime.

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News from HR

Learn more about Fidelity Sessions at UNC Medical Center and Morrisville, Fidelity Web Workshops, CAPTRUST Individual Sessions, TIAA Sessions and TIAA Webinars.

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Providers: Multiple outpatient specialties converting to default widescreen navigator view on Sept. 24

The following outpatient specialties will be converting to a widescreen navigator view as the default in Epic@UNC on Tuesday, Sept. 24: Geriatric Medicine, Nephrology, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Pulmonology & Pediatric Pulmonology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Podiatry.

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Professional Development and Continuing Education for Oncology Nurses

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Claire Gillett, RN, MSN, OCN. This lecture includes a review of professional development guidelines for Oncology Nurses, including education requirements for the State of North Carolina Board of Nursing.

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Yoga @ Work

The Women's Health Information Center sponsors a Yoga at Work Program that is specifically designed for the hard-working employees of UNC Hospitals. Take a break from the daily stresses of work!

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Zumba fitness classes for employees on Wednesdays and Fridays

Did you know that the Women's Health Education Center host Zumba on Wednesdays and Fridays of each week from 5:15 to 6:05 p.m.?

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$25,000 Innovation Well-Being Pilot Award Request for Proposal Now Available

The UNC Integrated Well-Being Program and the UNC Center for Health Innovation are pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Innovation Well-Being Pilot Award. All School of Medicine and UNC Health Care employees from any owned entity are eligible to apply.

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Carolina Care Highlight: Yolanda Scarlett, MD, and Danielle Maier, MPAS, PA-C

Carolina Care Highlight: Yolanda Scarlett, MD, and Danielle Maier, MPAS, PA-C

Our Carolina Care Highlight this week recognizes Yolanda Scarlett, MD, and Danielle Maier, MPAS, of the department of medicine's division of gastroenterology and hepatology. Here's what one patient had to say: "My concerns were initially addressed by Danielle Maier, an outstanding PA..."

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Parking Impacts of Saturday's Football Game

Due to UNC Football game day operations, several lots on campus, including “S1” Public Safety Lot will be reserved for game day permits only. All vehicles remaining in the permit portion of the lot after 8 a.m. on game day (including state vehicles) and not displaying a proper game day permit will be relocated at the owner’s expense.Hospital employees reporting to work and having an official hospital ID may park in the Dogwood Deck without being charged on Saturday.

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Preparations for Hurricane Dorian

We are monitoring the path of Hurricane Dorian and its potential impacts to our community and hospitals along the coast. At this time, we are not anticipating a significant impact to our area, but we have contingency plans in place and are preparing to receive coastal evacuees, should the need arise.

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Assistive Personnel Career Advancement Team Meeting

The Assistive Personnel Career Advancement Team will meet September 10 from 2 - 3 p.m. in the 4 North Anderson Conference Room located at the Medical Center. All Assistive Personnel are invited to attend! (HUC’s, CST’s, NA’s, Stock Clerks, Executive Assistants, Admin Reps/Specialists/Coordinators, etc.) WebEx Available.

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