Celebrate the 132nd anniversary of CHI St. Vincent during the annual Heritage Week, Sept. 21-26. This year, we’ll celebrate our five new values throughout the week. Each day, we’ll celebrate with an activity at our hospitals and clinics that aligns with one of our values. The new values are: compassion, inclusion, integrity, excellence and collaboration.… View Full Post
Morrilton coworkers continue to work together to help a team member fighting cancer. Coworkers hosted a fundraiser and wore shirts that were sold to support Dorothy Jeffers as she battles breast cancer. In July, Morrilton team members raised $1,900 for Dorothy and presented the check to her before her surgery.
Central Arkansas nurses are encouraged to mark their calendars for Session 1 Clinical Ladder dates. The Session 1 dates are April 1–Sept. 30. Portfolios are due on Friday, Oct. 16 at 4pm. The clinical ladder is a structured system to provide nurses’ career advancement while remaining in the clinical setting, providing direct patient care. It is used to recognize… View Full Post
Congratulations to the winners of the employee app contest! All coworkers who downloaded the coworker app, connect, by Aug. 1 were entered into a drawing for the ultimate CHI St. Vincent Prize Pack! Thirty names were drawn to celebrate the app’s first 30 days. Thanks to everyone who has already downloaded the app. The contest… View Full Post
Nominations are now open for the annual service excellence and leadership awards, handed out each year during Heritage Week. During the week, we celebrate the legacy of our founders, the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth and Sisters of Mercy. This year, Heritage Week will be celebrated Sept. 21-26. Nominate a coworker by visiting one of… View Full Post
Welcome Betsy Hughes, BSN, RN! Betsy has joined the Infirmary team as the Magnet Program Manager. She will be working closely with our HealthLinx partners as the Infirmary works toward its third Magnet designation. The Infirmary received its second Magnet designation in May 2018. Organizations must re-apply to renew their Magnet status every four years.… View Full Post
Did you know that the CDC reports that 20-30% of discharge medications are never filled by patients? And about 50% of patients cannot recall discharge orders; and of those 70% will likely be readmitted? Now, thanks to Smith Drug and Compounding and some incredible work by numerous Hot Springs administrative staff and coworkers, that doesn’t… View Full Post
The Infirmary’s pharmacy team recently welcomed its newest pharmacist residents, Darby Ballestero and Jayme Holland. Darby earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Jayme received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy. Darby and Jayme… View Full Post