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Emergency Codes to be Updated Nov. 13

Emergency Codes to be Updated Nov. 13

CHI St. Vincent will update its emergency codes Nov. 13. The new codes will use plain language and will eliminate the need for most color codes. In early November, leaders will distribute new coworker badges with updated codes. New emergency red books will also be distributed in early November. The new codes will allow coworkers […]

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Celebrate National Pharmacy Week Oct. 15-21

Celebrate National Pharmacy Week Oct. 15-21

National Pharmacy Week is Oct. 15-21. Celebrate our pharmacy team at CHI St. Vincent with these fun facts! CHI St. Vincent Pharmacy was highlighted as a best practice site within CHI by Joint Commission in 2016. Pharmacists are an integral part of the multidisciplinary care teams at CHI St. Vincent. A Decentralized Clinical Pharmacist rounds […]

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RN Deadline to Submit Credentials for Bonuses is Oct. 20

RN Deadline to Submit Credentials for Bonuses is Oct. 20

The deadline for RNs to submit critical care competencies certification for related bonuses is Friday, Oct. 20. Documentation should be submitted to your supervising manager. RNs with the following competencies will receive additional compensation: Left Ventricle Assist Device (LVAD) Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Impella® device Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) External Ventricular Drain Bonuses are […]

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CLABSI Unit Champion Celebration Set for Oct. 26

CLABSI Unit Champion Celebration Set for Oct. 26

The CLABSI Unit Champion Celebration will be Thursday, Oct. 26, from 9-10:30 am, in the Main Auditorium at the Infirmary’s Health Education Center. Dr. Vineet Chopra, associate professor of medicine and chief of the division of hospital medicine at Michigan Medicine, will attend the celebration. A free continental breakfast will be provided, and t-shirts will […]

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Terri Carman Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Terri Carman Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Terri Carman, Radiologic Technologist, displays the value of EXCELLENCE by managing the change captures for radiology at Infirmary, North and SVM. With multimodalities at each site, the volumes of revenues each site generates is astounding. Terri adjusts her work schedule to accommodate daily problems, down times and upgrades. With the approaching Cerner upgrade, Terri has […]

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Brad Wirges Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Brad Wirges Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Brad Wirges, Surgery ANI at Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for exemplifying team work and COMPASSION.  As a critical patient was moving from CVOR from Cath lab, Brad was walking between OR and CVOR. He did not hesitate to put on a mask and help take the patient to the room, move to […]

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Jean Morris Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Jean Morris Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Jean Morris, 4NW nurse at Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for demonstrating COMPASSION for our most vulnerable. Jean was caring for a patient who asked if she could share her seizure medications with her son. Jean was shocked and concerned. She told the patient that she could not share her medications but also […]

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Garrett Moses Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Garrett Moses Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Garrett Moses, patient transport at Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for demonstrating the value of COMPASSION. Recently, the call center received a request for assistance with an employee who had a flat tire. To make matters worse, it raining. Garrett dispatched the call to security, but they were busy with other situations that […]

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Tim Bunch Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Tim Bunch Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Tim Bunch, who works in facilities at the Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for demonstrating the value of EXCELLENCE. Tim developed a contractor safety training orientation after attending a recent meeting of the Arkansas Association of Healthcare Engineers. The speaker noted that in many other industries contractors must attend a safety class. They […]

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Jason Cash Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Jason Cash Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Jason Cash, who works in respiratory at the Infirmary,  was recognized as a Service Hero for demonstrating care and EXCELLENCE. Every day I work with Jason I see a dedication in his care for all his patients, even when his duties are strained. Today, I saw Jason have a conversation with family members that were […]

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