Monthly Archives: June 2020

Saint Agnes GME welcomes new residents

June 24th, 2020 // Graduate Medical Education

Saint Agnes colleagues, physicians and leadership extended a warm Saint Agnes welcome to 28 new physician residents at a White Coat Ceremony on June 23! We welcomed our second class of eight Family Medicine residents and third class of 20 Internal Medicine residents with a special donning of their official Saint Agnes physician white coats. If you happen to see these new faces around our Medical Center, be sure to give them a warm Saint Agnes welcome – they’re eager to meet you all!

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Surgery doctors are on the move

June 24th, 2020 // Saint Agnes Care

More of our Saint Agnes Care family is moving into Saint Agnes Care Center (1510 E. Herndon) in mid-July. The General Surgery, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery departments will be making the move to their permanent home and will be joining the Orthopaedic and Brain and Spine institutes, which relocated to Saint Agnes Care Center in February. The surgery offices will be located right across the hall in Suite 210. Stay tuned for more details about the move coming soon.

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Give your colleagues a shout out!

June 24th, 2020 // LOVe

Many of our colleagues demonstrate the power of LOVe (Living Our Values everyday) with patients, visitors and each other. Now more than ever, it’s important to live our values everyday as we welcome patients back to the hospital and learn to juggle new routines. Every week on Scene and the SAMC Colleague Connect App, we post an excerpt or quote from the letters and comments we receive that detail moments of LOVe shown by colleagues. If you have a note that you would like to share about a fellow colleague – either from an appreciative patient or from an act of kindness you’ve witnessed – let us know so we can honor your colleague!

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Retirees

June 24th, 2020 // Retirees

Thank you to these colleagues for their many years of service. We wish each of you the best in the next chapter of your life.

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Proud to be recognized for keeping our patients safe!

June 17th, 2020 // Around the Medical Center, Awards, Culture of Safety, News to Use, Quality and Safety, Saint Agnes in the Community, Saint Agnes in the news

With safety being of one of our core values and a top priority, we are excited to share that thanks to you, Saint Agnes has been recognized with the 2020 Patient Safety Excellence Award for the second year in a row. “We are grateful for your dedication to providing our patients with the highest quality of care in the safest possible manner. We’re hopeful this award will instill confidence in our patients, particularly at a time like this when people are fearful about seeking needed medical care.” At a time where patient safety is of the upmost importance, we celebrate you and this amazing accomplishment!

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Honoring Juneteenth

June 17th, 2020 // Around the Medical Center, Mission, Saint Agnes in the Community, Spirituality in the Workplace

This Friday, Saint Agnes Medical Center will join with millions across the country and around the world in commemorating Juneteenth (short for June 19), the official day in 1865 when slavery in the United States was put to an end. While recent events remind us that racial injustices still exist today, we come together united in the hope that one day total equality will be more than a dream. It will be our reality. You’re invited to take part in a reflection and moment of silence Friday, June 19, 9:15 a.m. In front of Christ the Healer Statue.

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Mural blessing

June 17th, 2020 // Mission, Spirituality in the Workplace

During Hospital Week, local artist, Jason Esquivel of J.E. Creations, worked on a mural in the Parking Garage commissioned by Saint Agnes Leadership and dedicated to YOU! We hope you join us this Thursday, June 18, at 10 a.m. in the Parking Garage, as we will continue the celebration of this commemorative artwork with a blessing led by Father Amos.

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Community education goes virtual

June 17th, 2020 // Kudos, News to Use, Saint Agnes in the Community

While a majority of our community education classes were halted at the beginning of the pandemic, a few groups have found ways to connect virtually to continue providing care for our patients and community members in need of support and education. Bariatric and Grief support groups have been able to stay connected via Webex, and recently our maternity educators have begun testing out an online version of the Bundle of Joy class. Thank you to our dedicated team members for putting in extra work to extend these valuable services to our community!

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Ortho On Demand extending hours

June 17th, 2020 // News to Use

With warmer weather here to stay for several months, many of us are finding more time to get outside for a walk, swim or bike ride. That’s why Saint Agnes Care offers Ortho On Demand, now located in Saint Agnes Care Center (1510 E. Herndon). Ortho On Demand is a walk-in clinic dedicated to treating minor and major orthopaedic injuries in adults and teens. You’ll see one of our orthopaedic or sports medicine specialists, and there’s no appointment or referral required! Plus, Ortho On Demand is able to extends its hours of operation and will be open Monday through Friday starting July 13!

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Saint Agnes Job Search gets a facelift

June 17th, 2020 // From Human Resources, News to Use

Updated late last week, our new Careers Job Search allows an applicant to simply search our job listings by name or by category, click a job and apply! It’s that easy. Plus, the new site has built-in chat capabilities, a resume uploader and a question/answer section that customizes job results based on your entries.

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