All new UK HealthCare employees must attend UK HealthCare New Employee Orientation (UKHC NEO).  All regular employees must also attend UK New Employee Orientation (UK NEO).  Note registrations for UKHC NEO and UKHC NEO are booked separately. Beyond orientation, your individual work area will have additional requirements that you must fulfill for your specific job.  New policies or changes in systems or practices will require other training not listed here.


Orientation

All new staff within UKHC (Chandler Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Ambulatory Services) must complete the following:

  • UK New Employee Orientation and UK HealthCare New Employee Orientation -- must be taken within 30 days of hire by all regular full-time and part-time staff receiving benefits from the University.
  • Corporate Compliance for New Hires and HIPAA – New Hire WBT -- must be taken within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Behavioral Standards in Patient Care -- All faculty, students, and staff must receive a copy of the standards and sign a commitment form.  This topic will be covered in Hospital Orientation. For anyone not attending UKHC NEO, the behavioral standards document and the commitment form may be printed from the following links. One copy of the commitment form stays in the departmental personnel file; the other copy needs to be sent to Human Resources. Behavioral Standards document (pdf format) Commitment Form (pdf format).
  • For STEPS employees or employees working from a distant location who are unable to attend UKHC NEO, the supervisor may approve the employee to complete the annual Safety WBTs, in addition to the WBTs listed in B above. These employees should also be oriented to the department in which they will be working and his/her specific job responsibilities. Demonstration of competence in specific job responsibilities should be occurring by the end of the orientation period.  

UKHC SuperVision

  • All newly hired supervisors, managers, directors and administrators are required to complete all requirements for any newly hired staff person, within 30 days of hire. 
  • All supervisors, managers, directors, and administrators within the University are required, within 90 days of hire or promotion, to attend SuperVision, a program presented by Human Resources Development.
  • In addition, all newly hired or promoted supervisors, managers, directors, and administrators within UKHC are required to complete the UK HealthCare SuperVision series between the 3rd and 12th month of assuming the supervisory position.

Required annual retraining for all hospital staff

Safety Education
Safety modules are annually assigned to all UKHC staff through myUK. The web-based training must be completed by the assigned completion date every year. Job-specific safety training must be provided by your hiring department. Fourteen safety modules are annually assigned to all hospital staff through myUK. The web based training must be completed by the assigned completion date every year. 

Topics include:

  • Ambulatory Topics
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity
  • Decisions and Structure
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Fire Prevention and Life Safety
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Refresher
  • Hazardous Waste Management Communication 
  • Hospital Security
  • Hot Safety Topics
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Mission, Vision and Goals
  • Quality, Safety and Service Agenda  

Job specific safety training must be provided by your hiring department. In addition, monthly safety newsletters and periodic classes will help you understand how to keep yourself and others safe in the work environment. 

Infection Control
Two infection control web based training modules are annually assigned to all hospital staff.  The web based trainings must be completed by the assigned due date.   

Topics include:

  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Blood Borne Pathogens 

Job specific infection control education and training must be provided by your hiring department. 

HIV/AIDs 
Classes are periodically held for individuals needing basic information on this disease.