YNHHS sponsors fifth annual Nursing Research Program

The Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice committees from the three YNHHS hospitals are sponsoring the fifth annual Nursing Research Program called "Building a culture of clinical inquiry in academic and community hospitals." The program, free to all YNHHS nurses, will be held on Thursday, March 28, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Harkness Auditorium.

Anna Gawlinski, RN, DNSc, adjunct professor, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA School of Nursing, will give the keynote address. Cheryl Tatano Beck, RN, DNSc, distinguished professor and program coordinator, University of Connecticut School of Nursing, and Margaret Grey, RN, DrPH, dean and Annie Goodrich professor, Yale School of Nursing, will also speak. YNHHS nurses will give oral and poster presentations.

Registration is at Employee Self Service. For more information, employees may contact Janet Parkosewich, RN, DNSc, nurse researcher, Center for Professional Practice Excellence, at 688-1041.

Spiritual Care announces Lenten schedule

Spiritual Care has announced its schedule for Lenten services, leading up to Easter Sunday on March 31, on both campuses.

York Street Campus: Catholic Masses will be celebrated each Wednesday during Lent at noon in the Chapel on the first floor, South Pavilion. On Good Friday, March 29, an ecumenical service will be held in the Chapel at noon. On Palm Sunday, March 24, and Easter Sunday, a Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. and a Protestant service will be held at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel.

Saint Raphael Campus: Catholic Masses will be held at 7:30 a.m. and noon Monday-Friday, and at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Sunday Mass is at 7:30 a.m. in the Chapel on the main floor. Palms will be given out at the 4 p.m. Mass on Saturday, March 23, and again at the 7:30 a.m. Mass on Palm Sunday. On Easter Sunday, a Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 a.m. in the Chapel.

Payroll and Accounts Payable set up temporary offices on SRC

The Payroll and Accounts Payable departments are staffing a temporary office on the Saint Raphael Campus in the Selina Lewis building. The office is open in room H-107, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Monday-Friday. Interim manual payroll checks for employees on the SRC can be picked up at this new location; payroll checks will no longer be distributed from the Scranton building. Employees who have questions may contact Payroll at 688-4905 or at, or call Laurie Cahill, manager, Payroll Services, 688-2068. Staff will be available to answer questions concerning invoice payment status, check request payments and other supply chain matters, and provide instruction for the proper completion of check request payments. Employees who have questions may call Robert Nelson, manager, Financial Transactions, at 688-6098.