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

Frazier Rehab • Jewish Hospital • Jewish Hospital Shelbyville •
Medical Center Jewish East, Northeast, South and Southwest • Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital

October 2, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 33
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300th Lung Transplant Celebration

Thank you to all who joined us in celebrating Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center's 300th lung transplant on Sept. 27. Physician speakers included: Dr. Chris Jones, Transplant Service Line Program Director at Jewish Hospital; Dr. Victor van Berkel, Surgical Director, Lung Transplant, who performed the 300th procedure; and Dr. Allan Ramirez, Medical Director, Lung Transplant. Drs. Jones, van Berkel and Ramirez are physicians with ULP ...

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2018 Scholarship Applications

We are proud to announce the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation’s scholarship application process is underway beginning Oct. 8–Nov. 9, 2018. Scholarships are available for students in a variety of fields including nursing (undergraduate and graduate) and allied health. To be eligible for a scholarship, employees must be employed at least one year, discipline free at the written level for one year and work at one of the following facilities ...

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Incredible Incentives Interview Day

An Incredible Incentives Interview Day will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 3-8 p.m., at Frazier Rehab Institute, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital and all Jewish Hospital locations. Please share with your friends and family! We are offering referral bonuses: $5,000 for RNs with two or more years of experience and $1,000 for newly graduated RNs ...

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Comprehensive Vascular Care Services at Jewish Hospital

Vascular Care services at Jewish Hospital are comprehensive and are provided by Suresh Alankar, MD, and nurse practitioners, Jane Kuhn, APRN; Travis Simpson, APRN; and Whitney Cook, APRN. Our highest priority is to provide the same professional medical services to patients that have always been provided at Jewish Hospital from vascular screenings to vascular interventional surgeries ...

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Reminder: Get Your Second Dose of the Hepatitis A Vaccine

For many employees who received the Hepatitis A vaccine at the peak of the community outbreak, the second dose, of the two shot series, will be due soon. The second dose should be given six months after the first dose to be 100 percent protected. We strongly encourage all employees to be vaccinated against Hepatitis A ...

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Look Closely at Your Benefits as You Prepare for Annual Enrollment

Annual Enrollment arrives each fall, as predictable as pumpkin spice lattes. And looking at all of the choices is a lot more complicated than tall, grande or venti. That’s why we tend to put it off. But, Annual Enrollment is just around the corner, and the benefits you have now may not be the best fit for your needs next year. It’s time to take a look and be prepared to enroll beginning Oct. 10 ...

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Consider Your Options and Save Out-of-Pocket Costs with CIN Network Providers

As you consider the cost of health care for you and your family in the coming year, make sure you are selecting in-network/in-system providers and facilities through your clinically integrated network, KentuckyOne Health Partners (KHP). The KHP care management team assigned to you can help you save out-of-pocket costs by helping you engage with in-system providers ...

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Flu Vaccines Are Now Available

To keep our employees and patients safe, flu vaccines once again will be mandatory for all KentuckyOne Health employees. Complimentary flu vaccines are available to employees, medical staff, volunteers and contracted workers in the divesting operations as of Oct. 1. Schedules are being communicated locally. The deadline for vaccination is Nov. 30 ...

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Renew Your KBN License by Oct. 26

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) licensure renewal period began on Sept. 15 and will continue until Oct. 31. KentuckyOne Health is requiring nurses to complete their renewal by Friday, Oct. 26, in order for the organization to complete the primary source verification by Oct. 31. We encourage all employees who hold a Kentucky state nursing license to begin the renewal process now to ensure there are no delays ...

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Are You Registered to Vote?

With Election Day 2018 about a month away, it’s time to make sure your voice will be heard. As part of our My Voice, My Vote campaign, CHI and KentuckyOne Health encourage all employees and community members to register to vote, confirm an existing registration, or update an out-of-date registration. Remember – something as simple as a change of address can impact your ability to cast a vote ...

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Happy Fall!

More Headlines, Events & Reminders

Paid Time Off Guidelines to Follow during the Upcoming Holiday Season

Flu Vaccines Available to Employees Starting Oct. 1

Deadline to Register to Vote in Kentucky is Oct. 9

Get Ready for Annual Enrollment, Oct. 10-31

Incredible Incentives Interview Day Oct. 18

Wellness Dollars: Last Day to Redeem Wellness Dollars for Gift Card(s) is Oct. 31

Be Involved, Be Informed, and Vote on Election Day Nov. 6

Flu Vaccine Deadline is Nov. 30

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