For Employees

Sept. 24 – 28: Malnutrition Awareness Lunch & Learns

Did you know? 1 in 3 hospitalized patients are malnourished and only 7% of are diagnosed upon hospital stays? The Raleigh Campus clinical dietitians will be offering three lunch & learns sessions next week to increase awareness of malnutrition in the hospitalized patient. They will discuss the prevalence and impact of malnutrition, review the new criteria in identifying malnutrition and the importance of a multidisciplinary coordination in recognizing and treating malnutrition. All sessions will be in Conference Dining; lunch will be provided:

  • Tuesday, September 25, noon to 12:30 pm
  • Wednesday, September 26, noon to 12:30 pm
  • Friday, September 28, noon to 12:30 pm

To reserve your spot, please email Jessica King at jesking@wakemed.org.

 

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Employees, complete your online learning.

 


Hurricane Florence Food & Supplies Drive

In response to Hurricane Florence and in support of ongoing work to help those who have been impacted, WakeMed will be hosting a system-wide food and supplies drive next week. All staff are welcome and encouraged to bring non-perishable foods, basic necessities, personal hygiene items and cleaning supplies to donation sites at most WakeMed buildings. The Food Bank has provided a list of most-wanted items online – you can view the list here. Many thanks to All American Moving and Storage for partnering with us in this effort by providing the boxes and transporting the donations to the Food Bank headquarters.

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Open Enrollment is Coming Soon!

October 8 – October 29

Benefits Open Enrollment will be held Monday, October 8 through 3pm on Monday, October 29. The 2019 Benefits Handbooks will be mailed to employees’ home address again this year and should arrive the first week in October. Look for more information about 2019 benefits changes, enrollment assistance and other opportunities in the next issue of Microscope and upcoming WakeMed Weekly communications.

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