Members of the Infirmary Nursing Congress are making spirits brighter this holiday season by donating items like coats, thermals and socks to Jericho Way. Jericho Way is Little Rock’s only day resource center for people experiencing homelessness. They serve breakfast and lunch daily, provide crisis services and tools to help people with housing placement. Tish… View Full Post
Congratulations Wendy Foster, RN, on a well-deserved retirement! Wendy said goodbye to CHI St. Vincent Infirmary after 47 years of being a behavioral health nurse. Coworkers celebrated her time at the hospital with cake and “There’s No Place Like Retirement” Wizard of Oz theme. “Wendy mentored me when I was a new nurse to SVI Psych. … View Full Post
Coughing and sneezing – it’s the sound of the holiday season. During fall and winter months, we see an uptick in viruses, and this year is no different. “Flu season typically starts in October and peaks in December or February. So we expect to see more flu and COVID as the season progresses, but right… View Full Post
While the holiday season often brings excitement, joy and a time to relax with friends and family for many people, it can also lead to mood swings and feelings of depression for others. From the stress and fatigue of last-minute shopping to the anxiety of extended family visits, the holiday season presents a number of… View Full Post
If you are experiencing holiday stress, you are not alone! We cannot always predict when negative stress might present itself. The good thing is that holiday stress is very predictable. In other words, you have a timeframe and know when the season starts and when it ends. The one word that comes to mind is… View Full Post
Christmas came early for CHI St. Vincent Infirmary coworkers who enjoy Starbucks. Starting on Monday, December 4, Starbucks located in the Infirmary will be offering Happy Hour specials! Monday, Wednesday and Friday Tuesday and Thursday Friendly reminder, payroll deduct is available for coworkers at the Starbucks located in the hospital.
Veronica Patterson didn’t realize there was a problem, she just knew she didn’t feel like herself anymore. “I was getting angry and irritated,” she recalls. “I wasn’t interacting on my job or with my family. I didn’t understand what was going on with me.” Veronica, a cardiac monitor tech lead, has worked at CHI St.… View Full Post
The Off of Office effort will complete our transition to Google Workspace for enterprise collaboration and productivity. This is a ministry-wide program that includes CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, Virginia Mason and Yavapai associates. Sign up for training: We will be offering multiple 45-minute training sessions via Zoom throughout January. These sessions will cover how… View Full Post