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.
The transition from Lotus Notes to Outlook and Office 365 is scheduled to be completed beginning next week. If you are a staff member who has not been migrated to Outlook, or if you did not previously have an email address, you will now be able to access your email through the Office 365 portal at portal.office.com. If you do not know your username and password, please call the Information Services Help Desk at 570-887-5380.
Guthrie employees and volunteers will receive a 10% discount for any limousine service through Greater Valley Limousine. Reservations may be made online or by phone. Click here for more information on this and other great discounts.
The latest edition of the BalanceWorks newsletter, provided by eni, our employee assistance provider, is now available. This issue focuses on the start of fall, apple picking season and some of the health benefits that apples have.
Here is the full schedule for the Fidelity one-on-one meetings that take place between August to December across multiple Guthrie locations. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, please visit http://www.fidelity.com/atwork/reservations or call Fidelity at 1-800-642-7131.