January 24, 2017 | Volume 6, Issue 3
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Three KentuckyOne Health Facilities Make ‘Best Places to Work in Kentucky’ List

Saint Joseph Martin, Medical Center Jewish East and Our Lady of Peace have earned a place on the 13th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list, which identifies and recognizes Kentucky’s best employers. Congratulations to these three facilities for this wonderful honor!

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Your feedback is needed:
Help Determine the Path Forward

Whenever two organizations consider becoming one, cultural fit is critical. As CHI, KentuckyOne's national sponsor, continues to explore a potential alignment with Dignity Health, we need your perspective on our current workplace environment and what our potentially combined culture should look like. Please share your candid feedback by taking this online survey by Jan. 31 ...

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Access to Your W-2 and 1095-C Tax Forms Begins Jan. 31

Your W-2 and 1095-C forms will be available online beginning Jan. 31, if you provided consent to receive your forms online either last year or by Jan. 8 of this year. If you didn’t provide online consent, your forms will be postmarked by Jan. 31 ...

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New for 2017!
Employee of the Year Awards

You work hard every day, and your contributions to KentuckyOne Health are appreciated. To recognize those who live out our values and go the extra mile, we are rolling out a new program: the KentuckyOne Health Employee of the Year Awards. Any KentuckyOne Health employee may nominate a fellow employee by completing the nomination form on the employee recognition website ...

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Professional Image Initiative Reminders

Now that our professional image initiative is in effect, and you are wearing additional layers in the cooler temperatures, please remember to follow the proper guidelines for jackets and undershirts. These same uniform guidelines apply to staff members who wear hospital-provided scrubs as well (e.g., cath lab, surgery employees). All employees should be following the same rules, wearing scrub colors and certain styles based on their roles. Let’s review ...

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Sign Up for Your Biometric Screening ...
and Be Entered into a Fitbit Drawing!

Reach your fitness goals one step at a time in 2017! A Fitbit Charge 2 will be given away to one lucky winner at each facility's biometric screening event. Screenings start in February and run through April; register through the My Healthy Spirit website. Take the first step and start earning your financial incentive for being healthy ...

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Great Catch: Sonnie Monger

Sonnie Monger is a patient sitter on 9 South at University of Louisville Hospital. A few weeks ago, she was sitting with a patient when she noticed that the other patient in the same room was having difficulty breathing. She immediately alerted the nursing staff. As it turns out, the patient was experiencing an anaphylactic reaction to some medication he was receiving ...

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Sign Up for ‘Bridging the Gap’ Training

Employees are invited to participate in an upcoming Bridging the Gap medical interpreter training course. A minimum requirement for those wishing to serve as medical interpreters, the course teaches interpreter skills, ethics and medical terminology. The course is just one requirement of the KentuckyOne Health Medical Interpreter Qualification Program for Bilingual Employees. Register today! Classes start in March!

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Foundation Update: London, Berea Galas

The Saint Joseph London Foundation and the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation are gearing up for two memorable galas this winter. The 8th Annual Saint Joseph London Foundation Gala will be held on Feb. 4, and the Gala for Healing & Hope will be on March 4.

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New Headlines & Events

Employee Tuition Reimbursement for RN to BSN

Upcoming Biometric Screenings

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling to Dedicate Monument in Honor of Mary Chiles on Jan. 26

Free Smoking Cessation Class Begins Jan. 30 at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville

2017 Sports Medicine Symposium is Feb. 4 — Earn CEU

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