September 13, 2016 | Volume 5, Issue 36
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Meal Break, Time Clock Changes
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To help us create an even healthier work environment we are implementing a new meal break policy and time clock process. We will focus on ensuring that all non-exempt employees who work 5.5 hours or more take an uninterrupted 30-minute meal break during their shift. (In the past some facilities have used 5 hours for meal break deductions.) The changes apply to ...

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Mandatory Influenza Vaccine Program Begins this Month

KentuckyOne Health is requiring all employees to participate in an influenza vaccine program. This includes completing an education module in LEARN and receiving the influenza vaccine. Compliance with the program will be an expectation for all employees – clinical and non-clinical – and must be accomplished by Oct. 31 ...

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Workplace Stress – Your EAP Can Help

When you feel overwhelmed and stretched past your comfort zone, our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help. Take advantage of complimentary, confidential counseling to help you find solutions and support. Licensed counselors are available whenever it’s needed, day or night, seven days a week ...

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Personal Email and Website Access Changes Begin Today

Beginning Sept. 13, access to personal email services (Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo and others) and certain website content that presents a high risk of introducing malware to KentuckyOne's network (such as content promoting alcohol, tobacco or drug use) will be restricted when you are on a KentuckyOne network ...

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SafetyFirst Great Catch: Becky Brucker

While working second shift, Becky Brucker, a monitor tech at Our Lady of Peace, noticed a patient asleep in the wrong bed. She used a Questioning Attitude and the error prevention technique of Stop & Resolve to correct the situation. The patient was then safely tucked into the correct bed to be monitored appropriately ...

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Safety Coach Training Available Online

We’re looking for a few motivated people to join our Safety Coach Team! If you care about the safety of others, have a positive mindset, can thank others when they practice safely, and are interested in becoming a Safety Coach for your facility, there is a new option available through LEARN ...

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New Headlines & Events

Jewish Hospital Honored with Resuscitation Recognition

Genetic Testing May Help Protect from Breast Cancer

Informational Sessions Offered in September for National Diabetes Prevention Program: Lexington, Berea, Midway

Foundations Announce New Board Members

Vote for Frazier Rehab in the Today’s Woman “Best for You!” Online Poll by Sept. 20 (“Find Relief” category)

Carleigh’s Kicks for Kids – Donate Tennis Shoes to Help Children at OLOP Now through Sept. 30

Yes, Mamm! 5K is Oct. 15 – Sign Up with Employee Code, Help Provide Mammograms to Underinsured

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