Steve’s Weekly Wrap-Up (October 8, 2015)

football_largeThis is an abbreviated wrap-up this week as I am going to take a long weekend and meet some of my high school friends in Dallas to attend the Oklahoma Sooner/Texas Longhorns football game in Dallas. I am a lifelong Sooner fan and look forward to seeing OU and my old friends for a fun weekend. I will be back Tuesday hopefully with a “W” in the column for the Sooners!

benefitsWe listened to your feedback on the employee survey. One are you said we could do better is benefits. So our HR team has scheduled a benefits fair for Thursday, October 29th, 7:00 am – 1:00pm in the first floor conference room.. Light refreshments will be served. Vendors Invited:

  • Caremark
  • Aetna
  • Eye Med
  • Walden University
  • Western Governors University
  • CGR Credit Union
  • Kinetics
  • H2U Health Clinic
  • MetLife
  • Sedgwick/Time Away From Work
  • Merrill Lynch (Stock Plan)
  • AFLAC
  • AT&T
  • Verizon

This week’s benefit highlight: Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – All HCA-affiliated employees have access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a confidential counseling and referral service providing personal, legal and financial services. Contact your EAP for Confidential Counseling and Assistance any time! 1-800-434-5100 or www.HCArewards.com.

Trunk or Treat_CNHRegister your team today to host a trunk for the “Trunk or Treat” at CNH! The family Trunk or Treat events will be held at CNH on Tuesday, October 27, from 5-7PM The more creative the trunk and the better the treats, the better your chances of winning something SWEET! Register HERE!

FullSizeRender (7)Last week we put a new Ultrasound machine in service to replace our old unit. This is a big upgrade for these studies and will allow us to perform diagnostic mammography as well as screening. Stop by radiology and let Lisa Brown show you her new diagnostic tool.

Recognition:

I just wanted to say thank you to Nevley Duhart, Michelle Faulk, Willon Hunter and Richard Pierce for all of their hard work in making these KidsZone order sets possible. Thank you all! – Dr. Bansal

This month’s Employee of the Month is Dinita Bentley, CNA on 3rd Floor. Congratulations Dinita! IMG_0744

“Dr. Pope & Surgical Staff exemplify why Coliseum Northside Hospital is a top notch facility & very deserving of the gold seal it received.” Patient – D.M.

October 5th-11th is National Healthcare Foodservice Week. – Please take moment to thank our dietary staff for their important role in patient care and satisfaction.ThankYou-71

This week acknowledges and celebrates those in supply chain for their contributions to healthcare every day and that the work they do is critical to putting patients first in the facilities we serve. Without supplies it would be very difficult to take care of patients. Please take a moment during this week to thank these Supply Chain employees that assist you daily:
Arthur Harris – OR Supply Chain Technician
Ken Spears – OR Supply Chain Technician
Jessica Rogers – OR Supply Chain Technician
Alonzo Elison – OR Supply Chain Technician
Anita Jones – Supply Chain Technician
Corey Smith – Supply Chain Technician
CP Hicks – Supply Chain Technician
Roger Mosley – Supply Chain Technician
Brenda Williams – OR Internal Control Coordinator
Vanessa Murry – OR Materials Coordinator
Rafael Espinosa – OR Materials Manager
Vincent Lester – Supply Chain Coordinator
Lonna Peacock – Clinical Resource Director

Have a great weekend!

Steve Daugherty - CNH