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

October 30, 2018 | Volume 7, Issue 37
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Thoughts and Prayers Against Hate Crimes

A Note from John Brothers, Division VP, Mission Integration: Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the eleven individuals who were gunned down while attending the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh this past week. Our prayers are also with the families of the individuals who were murdered at a grocery store near Louisville this past week.

We are all created in God’s image and likeness, yet all created uniquely and different. God’s love is inclusive of all people. May we emulate the love of God towards all people at all times.

Coming Soon: A Brief Employee Engagement Follow-up Survey

A Message from John Petrov, SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer: Since the 2018 Performance Culture Assessment (PCA) in May, we’ve made several positive changes based on what you told us. In addition to the action plan steps that your leaders are taking to improve the climate in your departments, as a market we have implemented numerous items in a direct effort to increase employee engagement in our organization.

It will soon be time to take a quick pulse of how we’re doing as we work toward our goal of improving employee engagement ...

Learn More & Watch for a Pulse Survey Nov. 12-28

One Day Left to Enroll in Your Benefits

You have until the end of tomorrow, Oct. 31, to choose or make changes to your 2019 benefit elections. Take action through the Annual Enrollment section of the well-being pages found on InsideCHI. Enroll now, if you haven't already, to ensure you have the coverage you want for 2019. After tomorrow, you can only make changes for 2019 if you have a qualifying life event ...

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Employees Show Off Their Pumpkin Decorating Skills

Departments at Saint Joseph East participated in a spirited pumpkin decorating contest to celebrate Halloween. Congratulations to first place winners Outpatient Pharmacy and Patient Access, second place winner Endoscopy, and third place winner ICU. Thanks for sharing your spooky creations. Check out their festive pumpkins ...

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Wear Pink on Halloween

Support Breast Cancer Awareness: Several KentuckyOne Health facilities will trade in the traditional Halloween orange and black for pink in recognition of October being breast cancer awareness month. On Oct. 31 the facilities will host Pink-a-BOO events as part of their Halloween festivities to encourage employees and guests to schedule annual breast cancer screenings ...

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Employee of the Year Award
Nominations Due Nov. 15

Our KentuckyOne Health Employee of the Year Awards recognize those who live out our values and go the extra mile. In the remaining operations, any employee may nominate a fellow employee by completing the nomination form on the employee recognition website (under the "Nominations" banner) by Nov. 15. A selection committee will choose an award recipient at each facility ...

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Beautifying the Bluegrass

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling leaders joined other leaders in the community on Oct. 22 to celebrate the "Best in Kentucky – Beautify the Bluegrass Project" award that Montgomery County received for the beautification work in the downtown area. To contribute, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling sponsored the purchase of brightly-colored umbrellas that were suspended from cables and hung overhead in the new, spruced up downtown area ...

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More Headlines, Events & Reminders

Participate in the Community Health Needs Assessment

Follow the 2018 Holiday Paid Time Off Guidelines

Plan Ahead with 2019 Holiday/Flex Time Calendar

White Mass, Dinner for Health Care Professionals Oct. 30

Redeem Wellness Dollars for Gift Card(s) by Oct. 31

Enroll in 2019 Benefits by Oct. 31

Document Service Center Open House Oct. 31

Pink-A-Boo Oct. 31

Palomar Open House Nov. 1

Walk to Remember at Saint Joseph London Nov. 3

Vote on Election Day Nov. 6

Set FY 2019 Performance Goals in Workday by Nov. 15

Get Your Flu Vaccine by Nov. 30

Complete Privacy & Security Training by Nov. 30

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