November 3, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 43
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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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Enroll in Your 2016 Benefits by Nov. 8

Now is the time to enroll in or change your 2016 benefits. To find out what’s changing and view your location-specific Important Benefits Information, visit My Healthy Spirit today. If you do not re-enroll, you will be enrolled in the same coverage that you currently have, with the exception of flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care. You must re-enroll in the health care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), dependent care FSA, and Health Savings Account (HSA) to have coverage in 2016.

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Two Document Service Centers to Standardize Printing Across KentuckyOne

Starting this week, KentuckyOne’s two Document Service Centers will have a new common job submission process for printing and managing document projects. Training and demonstrations are planned. 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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Payroll Deduction QuickCharge
Now Live at ULH, JH

As of Nov. 2, the new QuickCharge system, which provides employee payroll deduction functionality via badge swipe in facility cafeterias and gift shops, is live at both University of Louisville Hospital and Jewish Hospital on the KentuckyOne Louisville downtown campus. As of this time, QuickCharge is available only for KentuckyOne Health employees. We are working to expand it to others in the future.

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More Face Time with Leaders
Raises PCA Scores

Leaders at Medical Center Jewish Northeast are away from their desks more than they used to be, with positive results. They are spending more time interacting with employees, attending events and talking about their victories and concerns. The leaders’ engagement efforts contributed to Medical Center Jewish Northeast's improved scores in the 2015 Performance Culture Assessment.

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Recognition Sweepstakes Focus:
A Month of Thanksgiving

In this month of giving thanks, we want to encourage a spirit of appreciation. The online recognition program gives all KentuckyOne employees a simple way to say “thanks” to co-workers anywhere in the organization. And special for this month, we are offering weekly sweepstakes drawings. You’ll automatically be entered when you give or receive peer-to-peer recognition. Ten employees will be randomly selected each week to receive 100 points each!

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Culture Journey: Shadow of Influence

The tenth concept your leader will be sharing with you this November to help us achieve our desired KentuckyOne culture is Shadow of Influence. Practicing this concept will help us to always provide safe, quality care and exceptional service. The Shadow concept illustrates how we emulate people in our lives from whom we seek approval — our parents, leaders and peers. The shadow we cast greatly influences people at home and influences our culture at work. Once we are aware of our shadow, we have a choice over the one we cast.

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Celebrate Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week, Nov. 1-7

In light of this celebration, we'd like to thank all employees for your continuing support of CHI’s Corporate Responsibility Program. Your commitment to doing the right thing and promptly reporting potential violations of law, regulation, policy or procedure demonstrates your willingness to lead by example and ensure that CHI remains strong and able to live out its mission. Brush up on the Ethics at Work Reporting Process ...  

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It's Time to Vote!

Casting your ballot is an important part of the political process and one that CHI and KentuckyOne Health encourages all eligible employees to participate in on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3. In fact, KentuckyOne allows non-exempt employees to take time off to vote in local, state and federal elections when their work schedules do not permit appropriate time for such activities. 

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Fall Issue of ‘One Health’ Now Available

KentuckyOne Health's fall edition of One Health, a community magazine focusing on wellness, healing and hope, has just hit the stands. In this issue, read inspiring patient stories, learn about upcoming events and educate yourself on the latest information about breast and lung cancer. The magazine is currently being mailed to various homes throughout our communities, as well as being delivered to our facilities for lobbies and public hot spots.

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‘Good for Babies’ Advertising
Campaign Launches

The Women's Hospital at Saint Joseph East provides a personal touch for women on their journey from pregnancy to motherhood. The staff of skilled, caring obstetricians and nurses know that what's good for moms, is good for babies. Television ads have begun airing on local Lexington stations and cable networks and will continue to run through Jan. 17. In addition to television ads, the campaign features radio spots, print ads, digital search and banner ads, along with social media posts.

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Images of Kentucky Are Featured in Employee Art Exhibition

Images of Kentucky, an art exhibition featuring works from KentuckyOne Health employees, opened in the Chestnut Café at Jewish Hospital on Oct. 28. This is the second year employees have been invited to submit works for the exhibition, which is part of the KentuckyOne Health Healing Art program funded by the Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s Foundation. An opening reception is planned for Nov. 4, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Chestnut Café.

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Race for the Leaders' Cup

The employee giving campaign, Race for the Leaders' Cup, has begun at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East and Saint Joseph Jessamine RJ Corman Ambulatory Care Center. Hosted by the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, the campaign gives employees an opportunity to contribute to important programs that support patients, families and fellow employees. All pledge forms are due to the Foundation office by Nov. 13.

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Vote for Frazier Rehab Ironman Housing Fund to Receive $5,000!

The Frazier Rehab Ironman Housing Fund has made the final round in the $5,000 Louisville Charity/Nonprofit Competition hosted by StyleBlueprint Louisville. We need your votes today! Vote here! The Frazier Rehab Ironman Housing Fund improves essential quality of life needs for spinal cord injury patients in Louisville by providing financial assistance with housing, travel and other costs incurred during inpatient and outpatient therapy.   

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A Few ‘Day at the Downs’ Tickets
Still Available

Race to your computer if you’d like to join us for the Day at the Downs on Sunday, Nov. 8. Only 350 tickets are available and must be purchased by Nov. 6. KentuckyOne Health Day at the Downs includes admission to Churchill Downs, a seat on the Millionaires Row 4, a race-day program and the Chef’s Table buffet. Cost is $35 per person, taken as a payroll deduction. Buy tickets through the employee recognition program website. Look for the link in the upper right corner.

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More Headlines & Events

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Rehab Services Joins Forces with Frazier Rehab Institute

Southern Indiana Rehab Honored for Excellence in Stroke Care by National Stroke Association 

Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital Offering Innovative Therapy for Muscle Pain

KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates Adds Two Nurse Practitioners in Bardstown

Christmas at the Galt House Hotel Discount Savings Offer

Statewide Trauma and Emergency Medicine Symposium (Earn CE!) Nov. 4-6

Shine A Light on Lung Cancer at Slugger Field Nov. 5

Evening with the S*T*A*R*S Nov. 7

Parkinson’s Lunch & Learn for Caregivers Nov. 10

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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