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Get On Board - NEW Crozer-Keystone Employee/Security Shuttle Van

Sent on behalf of Marketing and Corporate Communications

Great news! Crozer-Keystone has invested in a new employee/security shuttle van. This shuttle provides an efficient, safe & convenient alternative for employees commuting between sites and serves to reduce traffic in & around our campuses & parking garages. Those interested in using the shuttle are asked to please contact the security command desk at 15-2888. Transportation is available Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mandatory Influenza Vaccinations – Deadline Nov. 15

Sent on behalf of The Centers for Occupational Health

The Centers for Occupational Health Invites all employees to get your annual flu vaccine starting September 16, 2019. It is mandatory that all employees, residents, physician extenders, volunteers, students/trainees in a clinical setting, contracted clinical personnel, and physicians who actively practice in Crozer-Keystone Health System receive an influenza vaccination by November 15, 2019. Click here for dates/times/locations.

LIVE NOW! Your Feedback Is Needed to Improve Patient Safety

Sent on behalf of Quality and Patient Safety

The 2019 Patient Safety Culture Survey is LIVE and ready for your input! Click here to access the survey online. Click here for a flyer.

As a reminder, this survey provides us with actionable information to support our mission of providing high quality, safe care for our patients and their families. Your insights and guidance are the keys to our success. In recent years, your feedback helped us implement patient safety rounds with support and engagement from executive leadership, increased Joint Commission Survey preparedness, “High Five” for hand hygiene program, patient experience of care training and nurse-driven protocols.

We are using an outside vendor, The Patient Safety Group, to administer the survey to ensure the results are completely anonymous. We want all of our employees to feel comfortable sharing their honest opinions about our patient safety culture and how we can improve.

While the survey should only take a short time to complete, the results can help create long-term improvements for our patients, their families, and our staff. Thank you for your cooperation and participation.

Employee Badge Renewal - Next Opportunity: Tuesday, Sept. 17 at Haverford

Sent on behalf of Human Resources

As part of Crozer-Keystone’s employee identification policy, all employee badges must be renewed in 2019. This includes all CKHS, CKHN, physicians (both CKHS and private practice), volunteers, and contracted employees. This does not apply to those hired after September 2018.

All applicable employees will need to bring their current badge and one additional form of photo ID (i.e. driver’s license). If an employee lost their badge, they will be required to pay $20.00 at the cashier’s window and present their receipt when they come to have their badge renewed. Please direct all questions or concerns to your immediate supervisor. Thank you.


Tuesday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday, September 19 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Crozer-Keystone Offers Free Car Seat Checks to the Community

Sent on behalf of Marketing and Corporate Communications

Did you know 7 out of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly? Crozer-Keystone Health System, in partnership with the Delaware County Transportation Management Association (DCTMA) and Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU), will offer FREE car seat checks to the community on Wednesday, September 18 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at FMFCU’s Broomall branch, located at 1974 Sproul Road (back parking lot). Appointments are necessary. For more information or to reserve your spot today, please call 610-8920-9440 or email [email protected]. Click here for flyer.

FMFCU Financial Planning Seminar: Wednesday, September 18

Sent on behalf of Carrie Bychkowski, Workplace Banking Specialist, FMFCU

Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union will host an exclusive financial planning seminar for all Crozer-Keystone employees on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m. in the FMFCU Branch office, on the 3rd floor of Crozer-Chester Medical Center.

This FREE seminar focuses on the financial planning needs of midstage investors, including ways to match savings goals with an appropriate asset allocation; retirement planning tools; life insurance needs; and preliminary estate planning considerations.

REGISTER NOW - SEATING IS LIMITED! To register, please contact Carrie Bychkowski, Workplace Banking Specialist, at [email protected] or 484-787-1097. If you cannot attend the seminar but are interested in additional information, please contact Carrie to schedule an appointment with a Financial Advisor.

Girls Night Out Benefit – 21st Anniversary – Monday, October 14

Sent on behalf of Marie DeStefano, R.N., MSN, FAAMA, Senior Administrative Director of Oncology

Join us in celebrating the 21st Anniversary of our Girls Night Out event on Monday, October 14th from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Springfield Country Club (400 W. Sproul Road, Springfield).

Fashion show by Bedazzled boutique along with raffles and auction items. All money raised goes to help women in our community fight cancer. Buy a table of 10 to celebrate the life of a family member or friend with cancer. Early Bird tickets are on sale for $70 through Saturday, September 14th. After the 14th, the cost will increase to $75 through Monday, October 14th.  For more information or to purchase tickets online visit: www.girlsnightoutmedia.com or call 610-447-2645.

Crozer-Keystone Clinical Connections Program

Sent on behalf of Joseph Maloney, Assistant Vice President, Business Development

Crozer-Keystone Clinical Connections helps medical professionals quickly and efficiently transfer patients to a Crozer-Keystone hospital or Emergency Department (ED). This service can connect you with a hospital attending provider to help expedite your patient’s transfer, bypassing unnecessary wait times. Clinical Connections is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Medical transport is available for all transfers when needed. Clinical Connections can support the following:

Emergency Department Transport: Professionals from ambulatory practices and urgent care centers can call Clinical Connections to speak directly to a Crozer-Keystone attending ED provider. Patient information will be exchanged to expedite appropriate care upon the patient’s arrival. Clinical Connections can be used for non-emergent transport to a Crozer-Keystone ED. Patients transported to the ED will be taken directly to a hospital bay on arrival, bypassing the waiting room.

Direct Admission: If the patient’s condition does not require an ED evaluation, a provider can directly admit them to a service at any Crozer-Keystone hospital – without requiring the patient to visit the ED first. This service is available daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Inter-hospital Transfer: We will facilitate the transfer of patients from any local hospital to the most appropriate Crozer-Keystone inpatient facility.

To access Clinical Connections, please call 877-243-8233. Click here for a print-ready PDF. Please share this information and help spread the word about this new service that we are now offering. Thank you.

September Vendor Sales

Sent on behalf of Volunteer Services

CCMC – Cafeteria (Ground Floor) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Friday, September 20 – Collection of Crafts

Monday, September 23 – Candy Time

Taylor – Main Lobby from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18 – Tupperware

Thursday, September 19 – Tupperware

The Gift Shops at CCMC, Springfield and DCMH accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover cards.

Taylor Hospital Gift Shop Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Taylor Hospital vending lounge, located on the 1st floor next to the gift shop, is open Monday through Thursday from 2 p.m. to 6 a.m. and Friday from 2 p.m. through Monday morning at 6 a.m.

Dietary Menu for the Week of September 16

Sent on behalf of Vanessa Kukulski, Metz Culinary Management





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