March 20, 2013 | Volume 2, Issue 10

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Rounding to Influence Offers Employees Opportunity to Share Safety Concerns

Don’t be surprised if your supervisor or manager asks, “Do you have a few minutes to talk about safety behaviors?” It’s part of Rounding to Influence (RTI), one leg on our journey to a safer KentuckyOne Health. RTI allows a two-way dialogue between leaders and front-line employees about safety behaviors, and provides the opportunity for employees to speak frankly about their safety concerns. Watch a new Rounding to Influence video, filmed primarily at Our Lady of Peace in Louisville.

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  Theme Basket Raffle Proceeds Bring New Equipment to Jewish, Frazier 

Thanks to the giving spirit of KentuckyOne Health employees during the annual Theme Basket Raffle in the Louisville market, a piece of equipment that saves lives has been purchased for Jewish Hospital and Frazier Rehab. The GlideScope laryngoscope gives ENT doctors a magnified image of the patient’s airway.

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Saint Joseph Outpatient Care Center Celebrates New Locations 

As part of KentuckyOne's mission to deliver high quality, convenient access to health care services in the home communities of our patients, Saint Joseph Outpatient Care Center has opened two new locations – in Richmond and Lexington. The center offers a complete spectrum of imaging services at lower freestanding rates, as well as greater comfort and quicker service. Tour the new facilities during upcoming open houses!  

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Submit Spending Account Claims!  

Louisville Market: If you were enrolled in one of the former JHSMH spending accounts for 2012, don’t leave money on the table! You must file claims by March 31 for your eligible expenses. Submit flexible spending account claims (health care and dependent care) to ADP. Submit claims for the PCA spending account (funded by contributions from the former JHSMH) to Humana. If you do not submit claims by March 31, any funds in your account will be forfeited.  

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  Saint Joseph Berea Holds Additional Health Screening March 26 

An additional screening date for employees and their spouses is being held at Saint Joseph Berea Tuesday, March 26, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., in the Employee Health Office in MedWorks (3rd Floor). Register here by 2 a.m. on March 25 (passcode is sjbmarch13). Biometrics screenings are part of the CHI Healthy Spirit Wellness Rewards program, currently offered to employees in central and eastern Kentucky. Earn points!

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Diversity Council Seeks New Members   

Louisville Market: The KentuckyOne Health Diversity Council in the Louisville market is seeking new members who are interested in promoting the mission of diversity and inclusion throughout the organization and community. There are upcoming on-site opportunities to learn more and pick up applications: March 21 at Jewish Hospital (12-1 p.m., main lobby), March 26 at Jewish Hospital Medical Center East (12-1 p.m., café) and March 27 at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital (12-1 p.m., cafeteria). Applications due March 29

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On Tap: Calendar of Upcoming Events  

March 21: GlobalHealth Education Information Session, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, 6:45 a.m.-6 p.m. 

March 21: Complimentary Saint Joseph Berea Employee Breakfast, 7-8 a.m., cafeteria, in honor of the Feast of Saint Joseph the Worker 

March 21: KentuckyOne Leadership Advance Video Conference, 9-11 a.m., assigned local meeting rooms 

March 21: Cancer Support Group, Flaget, 6 p.m. 

March 21: Living Vital Series, “A No-Brainer: Keeping Sports Safe by Preventing Concussions and Injuries,” Kentucky Science Center (interactive event), 6-9 p.m., $5 

March 21-22: Saint Joseph Martin Biometric Screenings, Specialty Clinic, 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

March 22: GlobalHealth Education Information Session, Saint Joseph East/Women's Hospital/CCH, 6:45 a.m.-3 p.m. 

March 23: Easter Egg Hunt, Our Lady of Peace Hospital Grounds, 1:30 p.m. (gates open), 2 p.m. (Hunt begins) 

March 23: CEU Opportunity: How to Make Computers More Usable in Just 3 Hours!, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Rudd Heart and Lung Conference Center, Louisville 

March 26: Know Your Numbers Checkup Session, Jewish Hospital Medical Center Northeast, Administration, 7-9 a.m. 

March 26: Know Your Numbers Checkup Session, Jewish Hospital Medical Center East, Diagnostic Rec., 3-5 p.m. 

March 26: Saint Joseph Berea Biometric Screenings, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Employee Health Office in MedWorks  

March 26: Saint Joseph Outpatient Care Center Open House, Richmond (103 Alycia Drive, off Eastern-Bypass), 5-7 p.m. 

March 28: Weight Loss Support Group, Flaget Memorial Hospital, 6 p.m.  

March 30: Diabetes Boot Camp, Saint Joseph East Medical Office Building, Education Suite 200, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., FREE for employees who have diabetes diagnosis 

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KentuckyOne Roundup

Take a Quiz on REWARDS: Louisville market employees only: Complete a quiz on cancer awareness and receive 2 AwardPerQs. Learn more 

LEARN–Leave Management Transition Summary: KentuckyOne employees with direct reports should complete this LEARN module by April 15. Learn more 

Nursing Clinical Ladder Applications: Nurses at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East, Saint Joseph Jessamine and Saint Joseph Berea should hand-deliver completed application packets by April 19. Learn more 

Performance Culture Assessment: Through the online employee survey, March 25-April 15, you can provide feedback on your workplace experiences. Employees will be entered into drawings for a chance to win one of several prizes including iPad 2s, $25 gift cards or the grand prize – a $750 gift card. Learn more 

Physician Satisfaction Survey: The distribution of a new Physician Satisfaction Survey tool has begun to a sample of our combined medical staffs from across KentuckyOne Health. The deadline is April 30. Learn more 

2013 Summer Extern Nursing Program: KentuckyOne nursing students can apply by April 15 to this program, to be held at Jewish Hospital, Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital and Our Lady of Peace May 20-June 26. Learn more  

Scholarship Applications: Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation is accepting applications from Louisville-market employees for three scholarships until April 15. Learn more  

Saint Joseph Children's Center Openings: The center, located across the street from Saint Joseph Hospital, has daycare openings in the ones, twos, threes and preschool classrooms. Learn more 

Annual Corporate Responsibility Education: KentuckyOne employees must complete Annual Corporate Responsibility Education in LEARN by May 15. Learn more 

KentuckyOne Health HR Policies: KentuckyOne employees will be assigned a LEARN module, due July 1, regarding the HR Policies. Learn more  

Most Admired Woman Award: Cast your online votes for our KentuckyOne leaders, Ruth Brinkley and Denise Wooldridge, by March 25. Learn more  

Lexington Foundation Golf Tournament Volunteers Needed: Enjoy a great day outdoors while pitching in June 10. Sign up now. Learn more  

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