This version of This Week is intended for employees in the Remaining Operations:

Continuing Care Hospital • Flaget Memorial Hospital • Our Lady of Peace • Saint Joseph Berea •
Saint Joseph East • Saint Joseph Hospital • Saint Joseph Jessamine • Saint Joseph London •
Saint Joseph Mount Sterling • Women's Hospital at Saint Joseph East

November 13, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 39
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We are thankful for all of you! Enjoy the season!

A Time to Give Thanks

A Message from John Brothers, Division Vice President, Mission Integration: Thanksgiving is one of America’s favorite holidays, celebrated with parades, football, family and great food. Family traditions have grown up around the holiday as they revere the many things for which they are grateful.

One tradition honored during the Thanksgiving holiday is to give to those who are less fortunate than ourselves. Thanksgiving, from its earliest practices, was a time for people to share in the bounty of the harvest. Early Native Americans shared their abundance with the settlers who were not prepared for their first winter in the new world. Today, we collect and distribute food for those who are in need. In the Gospel of Luke, it states “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked ... ”

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Participate in Our Quick Pulse Survey

Yesterday you should have received an email from the HR Support Center, which will have a link to a brief new survey for all CHI employees. You’ll need just a few minutes to answer the seven-question survey, a follow-up to the more comprehensive Performance Culture Assessment from spring 2018. The results will help identify what's going well and where we can continue to improve together before the next annual survey in spring 2019 ...

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Remember to Set Your FY 2019 Goals

If you have not done so already, it’s time to work with your manager to set your FY 2019 performance goals in Workday. Goals are due Nov. 15. Each of us plays a role in helping to achieve our Living Our Mission Measures (LOMMs). As you set your goals, think about how your role directly or indirectly supports one or more of the LOMMs. Talk with your manager and agree on three to five goals that are right for you, as well as a development goal ...

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Employee Achievements & Accolades

Congratulations to the following employees for their recent awards, honors and recognitions! Thanks for expanding your knowledge, honing your expertise, and providing safe, quality care and exceptional service.

• Lauren Beavers • Sister Janet Carr (pictured)
• Deborah Hazelwood • Michele King • Jessica Lucas
• Matthew Markuson • Angela Oakey • Gayle Sweeney

Don't forget to submit your entries for this monthly roundup!

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Foundation News: Celebrating Our Physicians of the Year in Lexington

The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s Evening with the STARS Gala celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Lexington Convention Center. Two physicians received awards for excellence in leadership, innovation and service. The 2018 Saint Joseph Hospital Physician of the Year award was presented to Dr. John Harris and Dr. Kathleen Martin received the Saint Joseph East Physician of the Year award ...

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Holiday Publishing Notes

This marks the last edition of This Week for the month of November. We will resume a normal schedule beginning the first week of December. Please note submission deadlines are always on Wednesday for the following week's edition, published every Tuesday. Remember, all non-volume sensitive areas are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 22, and the Friday after, Nov. 23.

KentuckyOne wishes employees a joyous Thanksgiving holiday. Thanks to everyone who will be working in our clinical areas, keeping our doors open to those in need!

More Important Reminders

Submit Employee of the Year Nominations by Nov. 15

Get Your Flu Vaccine by Nov. 30

Complete Privacy & Security Training by Nov. 30

Check Your Balances of Vacation, Personal, Holiday Hours

Follow Upcoming Holiday Paid Time Off Guidelines

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Headlines & Upcoming Events

Saint Joseph London's Walk to Remember Featured by WYMT for Helping Grieving Parents

KentuckyOne Palomar Express Care Featured in Lexington Herald-Leader Article about Growth in the Palomar Area

Participate in the Community Health Needs Assessment

Our Lady of Peace Lexington Seminars this November Will Address Topics Affecting Children and Teens

Holiday Open House to Support Yes, Mamm! Nov. 15

Thanksgiving Services (Lexington-Area Facilities) Nov. 20

Saint Joseph Berea Celebrates 120 Years Nov. 28

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