January 25, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 4
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New Referral Campaign Focuses on

Your referrals helped us fill hundreds of open nursing positions across KentuckyOne recently. We’re now launching a referral promotion for non-RN positions—and there’s another trip up for grabs! Help us fill key positions and be entered to receive a travel package to Cancun, San Diego or Las Vegas.

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Three Facilities Named ‘Best Places to Work in Kentucky’

Congratulations to three KentuckyOne Health facilities for their selection to the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” program. Our Lady of Peace, Saint Joseph Jessamine and Saint Joseph Martin were recognized based on their employee policies and programs and the results of an employee survey.

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Participate in a Day of Service Project

To further the devotion and commitment that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., demonstrated to service throughout his life, KentuckyOne Health calls you to serve! You’re encouraged to participate in a service project anytime this month, big or small, and share with us—serve meals at a homeless shelter, organize a food drive or shovel a neighbor's driveway. Due to the recent inclement weather, the submission deadline to share your service projects has been extended to Feb. 1.

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Learn Bystander CPR, Take Part in the Taking it to the Heart’ Tour

KentuckyOne Health is launching a statewide initiative, called the Taking it to the Heart Tour, designed to train or teach thousands of Kentuckians in hands-only bystander CPR during the month of February, which is American Heart Month. Employees from all facilities interested in becoming trainers are invited to learn hands-only CPR and help during the tour stops across the state next month.

More trainers are needed, especially in the central and eastern market. Training will take place at various locations via video-conference and live streaming on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 9:30 a.m.

Learn More & Sign Up Today!

Check Out the Healthy Spirit Wellness Program for 2016

If you and your spouse are enrolled in the CHI Medical Plan, you're eligible to participate and earn some great incentives. Start by completing your Personal Health Assessment and biometric screening by April 29 to receive a $150 (employee) or $300 (employee and spouse) medical plan premium reduction. And, participate in programs and activities throughout the year to earn up to a $300 (employee) or $600 (employee and spouse) health account contribution.

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Culture Journey: Energy

How well are you managing your energy? This January and February, your leader will be revisiting the culture concept Energy with you. Practicing this concept will help us to always provide safe, quality care and exceptional service. While human energy is subjective, it also is very powerful. Sometimes we feel we have plenty of energy to do what we need to do; other times, we feel short of energy.

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KentuckyOne Health Employees Share the Gift of Caring

KentuckyOne employees care for, and about, their patients at the bedside and beyond. This past holiday season several Saint Joseph facilities and Frazier Rehab initiated projects to serve those in need demonstrating in action what it means to live out our purpose and values. Both the Frazier Rehab Gift Gala and the Christmas Partners Project served numerous patients and families across the state.

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Frazier Rehab Offers Seven Runners Complimentary Triple Crown Registration

Attention Runners! Frazier Rehab, through their Sports Medicine program, is offering seven complimentary entries to register for the Triple Crown of Running in Louisville this winter and spring. The first seven KentuckyOne Health employees to respond will receive the complimentary entries. The Triple Crown includes the Anthem 5K on Feb. 27, Rodes City Run 10K on Mar.12 and the Papa John's 10-Miler on Mar. 26.

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Leadership Award Nominations
Due Jan. 31

Know a leader who consistently models our purpose and core values? Nominate him or her for the KentuckyOne Health Leadership Excellence Award. Three levels of leaders are recognized annually: Executive, Manager and New Emerging Frontline Leader. Online nomination forms must be submitted by Jan. 31.

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More Headlines & Events

Tanja Oquendo Featured in StyleBlueprint's "FACES of Louisville" Series

Saint Joseph Martin Receives Pathway to Excellence® Recognition

“Ornish Diet” Named “Best Heart-Healthy Diet” by U.S. News & World Report Sixth Year in a Row

Travel Alert for Persons Traveling to Latin America, including the Caribbean Islands and Mexico in 2016
(Zika virus outbreak)

CDC: Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak

Do You Access Citrix Systems and Applications Remotely (like Cerner, Allscripts, Meditech, PACS)? If So, You Must Enroll to Use Secure Remote Access  

Virtual Information Session for RNs-Chamberlain College Partnership Jan. 26

Cooper-Clayton Smoking Cessation Classes Begin (Lexington) Jan. 26

Employee Celebration at Saint Joseph Hospital Jan. 28

Jewish Healing Service for the Community Jan. 31

Old Hollywood Gala (London Fundraiser) Feb. 13

Go Red for Women Lunch and Learn in London Feb. 17

Go Red for Women Lunch and Learn in Martin Feb. 26

Blood Drive at University of Louisville Hospital Feb. 29

Gala for Healing & Hope (Berea Fundraiser) March 5

Volunteer for Habitat Home Build March 9, 10, 11 or 12

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