November 10, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 44
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Make Appreciation a Priority This Month

The KentuckyOne employee recognition program is focusing on a theme of “appreciation” all month long. Ten winners each week will receive 100 points! You’ll be entered into the random drawing every time you give or receive peer recognition through the employee recognition website. Take a moment to show your co-workers how much you appreciate them.

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Recognition Catalog has Gift Ideas Galore

As we approach gift-giving season, don’t forget a potential shopping source: our employee recognition program online catalog. Redeem your recognition points for electronics, toys, clothing, sports equipment, home goods and much more. Cindy Stewart Rattray, human resources business partner, recently redeemed her points for a small TV. “Shopping with my recognition points instead of money from my own pocket was really nice. I’ve wanted a TV for the kitchen corner. Now I can enjoy two of my favorite hobbies: cooking and football!” 

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Great Catch: Abbie Wilder

Abbie Wilder, a radiology tech at Saint Joseph London, went to a nursing floor to perform a portable knee X-ray on a patient who had fallen prior to presenting to the hospital for care. When repositioning the patient for the procedure, Abbie suspected a hip injury. Thus, she sought out the mid-level provider and obtained an order for a hip X-ray, which indeed revealed a fractured hip. Thanks, Abbie, for your commitment to our patients and for helping us to always provide safe, quality care and exceptional service!

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SafetyFirst Spotlight:
Speak Up and Be Heard!

Safe, compassionate care is everyone’s responsibility. Speaking Up is crucial because by raising safety concerns we make our facilities a better place to work and a safer place for everyone. If you’re wondering if you should raise a concern, answer the following question: Has the situation caused harm or distress, or if you let the situation carry on, is it likely to result in harm or distress? If so, please escalate your concern immediately.

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Dr. M. Cynthia Logsdon Wins International Award for Excellence in Research

M. Cynthia Logsdon, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN, professor, University of Louisville School of Nursing, and associate chief of nursing for research, University of Louisville Hospital, has won the 2015 Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Award for Excellence in Research from Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the honor society of nursing.

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Saint Joseph Hospital Recognized as
Top 10 in Nation by Healthgrades

Neurosurgery, pulmonary care and stroke care at Saint Joseph Hospital are among the top 10 percent in the nation, according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, hospital and care.

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Help Us Identify Quality & Committed Nurses – Recruitment Incentives

If there is a nurse outside of KentuckyOne Health that you admire, believe will do high-quality work and be a good fit with our culture, we encourage you to refer them to an open job with us. Through Dec. 31, they will receive big bonuses and so will you. Visit the We Are One intranet page for details on referral bonuses – $1,000+ and employee recognition program points – and eligibility requirements.

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On-site Job Fair at Saint Joseph Hospital

Saint Joseph Hospital is hosting an on-site job fair on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 1–5 p.m., for nursing support positions (patient care assistants, care assistant – health unit coordinators, unit coordinators). Tell your friends! For those who apply, make sure they know to list you as the referring employee and you could be eligible for referral awards!  

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Two Document Service Centers to Standardize Printing Across KentuckyOne

KentuckyOne’s two Document Service Centers have a new common job submission process for printing and managing document projects. Training and demonstrations are underway. The new document ordering process ensures that all printed materials meet KentuckyOne’s corporate identity and graphic standards. You also can more easily follow brand guidelines with the new customizable templates available through the updated KentuckyOne Health Brand Center website.

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Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital Holds
‘Trunk-or-Treat’ for Local Community

Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital held its first annual "Trunk-or-Treat" this Halloween and it was a huge success. About 500 children from the surrounding neighborhoods poured into the parking lot of the hospital to trick-or-treat in a safe, festive environment. Hospital employees dressed up in fun costumes and decorated their vehicles' trunks to pass out candy.

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Food for Thought: Salmon

From your Registered Dietitians in KentuckyOne Health Food & Nutrition Services

Many of us know about the importance of including fish as part of a well-balanced healthy diet. Let’s discuss one particularly fantastic fish: Salmon! Some key nutritional points are: it's a good source of high quality-complete protein, it's a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids, and it's one of the few foods that provide a significant amount of Vitamin D. Learn how to make a delicious Chutney Salmon ...

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More Headlines & Events

Community Partners Introduce “Arise to Safety” Domestic Violence Prevention Effort

Frazier Rehab at Flaget Memorial Hospital Offering Innovative Therapy for Muscle Pain

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel Discount Savings Offer

National Radiologic Technology Week Nov. 8-14

Parkinson’s Lunch & Learn for Caregivers Nov. 10

Veteran's Day Nov. 11

On-site Job Fair at Saint Joseph Hospital Nov. 11

Race for the Leaders' Cup Employee Giving Campaign (SJH/SJE/SJJ) Pledge Forms Due by Nov. 13

Electronics Drop-Off Day in Louisville Nov. 14

America Recycles Day Nov. 15

Heart Rhythm Care Day at Jewish Hospital Nov. 21

Influenza Vaccine Program: Complete LEARN Module, Receive Flu Vaccine by Dec. 15

Clean Hands Campaign at Jewish Hospital and Frazier Rehab Runs through Dec. 18

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