The transition to Outlook is nearly complete across the system. Check out the O-365 Training Tips and Tricks group on Workplace for some helpful tips or to ask any questions you may have. You can also find available training dates on Guthrie Learn.
Employees that visited the Guthrie Employee Benefit and Wellness fairs last week in Sayre and Corning had the opportunity to learn about their employee benefits, community resources, Guthrie services and receive their flu shot. The theme for the fairs this year was "Musicals". Over 800 flu shots were administered between the two fairs and more than 20 vendors attended. Thank you to all who helped make these fairs a success.
The latest edition of the BalanceWorks newsletter, provided by eni, our employee assistance provider, is now available. This issue focuses on Breast Cancer Awareness and contains information to help educate on issues such as updated guidelines for early detection, symptoms, risk factors and healthy habits.
Congratulations to the following employees who completed the two day Service Excellence Academy during the month of September: Lindsey Squires, Melissa Torrey, Julia Sutphin, Brittany Monroe, Tammy Barattucci, Ashley Empson, Marissa Green, Christin Dunkling, Savoree Swarthout, Jenna Hugic, Amy Ennis, Jessica Riker, Becca McNamara, Susan Rifenburg, Cathy Fish, Michelle Hamblin, Kaylene Hale, Melody Coyne and Cheryl Bostic.
You may now find discounts for Guthrie employees and volunteers in the Employee Discounts group on Workplace. To view these discounts, visit guthrie.facebook.com and sign into your account with your Outlook email address and single sign on password. Type “employee discounts” in the search bar to find the group. You may scroll down on the page to see all discounts or find specific discounts by searching for key words in the group search bar.
The refreshed tobacco policy has been in effect at Guthrie Corning Hospital since July 1 and across the system since Sept. 1. Thank you to all who have supported this important initiative, and who are actively working to create a healthier environment for our patients, visitors, employees and the communities we serve.
Guthrie Corning Hospital Emergency Department participated in a mass casualty incident exercise this past Saturday, Sept. 23. The staff received a surge of simulated patients from the Elmira Corning Airport's air crash exercise. The Nursing Supervisor, Sharon Cutler, RN managed the scene as the incident commander. She was assisted by Ann Repsher, RN who served as the medical care branch director.
Everyone has the ability to select what types of notifications they would like to receive from Workplace. To change these settings from a desktop, you will first need to click the gear icon on the top right corner of the page, click “Settings” then click “Notifications”. From there, you can select what types of notifications you want to receive via email, desktop, mobile phone and on Workplace itself. That way, you will only receive notifications that you feel are relevant to you on any format that Workplace is available.
Covidien/Magellan Safety Needles and Sepsis Education training videos have recently been added to Guthrie Learn. These courses have not been directly distributed to users but are a searchable resource for nurses and staff members.
If you get locked out of your Outlook account, you can utilize the new Guthrie Self-Service Portal and unlock it yourself! Please see the instructional video and tip sheet on Workplace in the O365 Training Tips and Tricks group or by clicking here to guide you through making the most out of this new tool.