HR Temporary Employment Orientation
All new HR Temporary Employment employees are required to attend an orientation class once hired for a position. A Temporary Employment Specialist will schedule a class for each new temporary employee. HR Temporary Employment employees are paid for time spent in class and should not include the hours attended on their department timesheets. Orientation covers the following UK programs:
The federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, along with state law, mandates the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI). All HR Temporary Employment employees working in the University Hospital, Medical Center, and Kentucky Clinics are required to complete training in HIPAA responsibilities and requirements. HR Temporary Employment employees will receive HIPAA training in HR Temporary Employment Orientation.
Any HR Temporary Employment employee who transfers from a campus position must complete HIPAA training prior to beginning a medical center position. An individual HIPAA training session may be scheduled by calling (859) 257-3330.
For more information, please visit the UK HIPAA Web site.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) program is required for all UK employees. HR Temporary Employment employees view the "UK Safety and You" video in orientation.
For more information, please visit the UK Environmental Health and Safety Web site.
- Corporate Compliance
Corporate Compliance training is mandatory for employees working in the UK hospital or medical center. All HR Temporary Employment employees are required to view the Corporate Compliance video in orientation.
For more information, please visit the UK Corporate Compliance Program Web site.
- Discrimination and Racial/Sexual Harassment
The University of Kentucky policy prohibits Sexual Harassment and other forms of Discrimination. All HR Temporary Employment employees are expected to understand and follow policies and procedures related to both. For more details, please visit the Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity Web site.
- Online Orientation
HR Temporary Employment employees may view the orientation presentation online. Temporary employees should contact the Temporary Employment Specialist who hired them to schedule an online session. Instructions for completing the online version can found on the Online Orientation Web site.
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