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Pharmacy Technician Training program session offered

Are you looking for a career in health care? Yale New Haven Hospital’s Pharmacy Technician Training program is designed for those interested in becoming a pharmacy technician in any practice setting. Technicians perform vital functions to support the Pharmacy team’s patient-care efforts, with roles and responsibilities that continue to expand and evolve. Contact Sharee Parker, program coordinator, at [email protected] to discuss program requirements and the application process, or visit the pharmacy training program page on the health system website.  

Blood pressure management symposium March 31

YNHHS’ Heart and Vascular Center is sponsoring a digital conversation, “The Importance of Blood Pressure Management in the Greater New Haven Community,” 5 - 6:30 pm Wednesday, March 31. The American Heart Association event will feature information on blood pressure management and the importance of self-monitoring; address the population’s chronic conditions; and include a Q and A with healthcare experts. Register online by March 24.

Registration open for YNHHS nursing research conference April 16

Nurses throughout Yale New Haven Health System are invited to register for the 13th Janet Parkosewich Nursing Research Conference, to be held virtually Friday, April 16. Registration is now open on the Infor Learning Management System. The keynote speaker is Marita G. Titler, professor, Rhetaugh Dumas Endowed Chair, associate dean for practice and clinical scholarship, and chair of the Health Systems and Effectiveness Science Division at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. For more information email [email protected]

Nursing scholarship applications accepted April 1 - 30

YNHH will accept applications for advanced practice nursing (APRN) scholarships April 1 - 30. Apply online through Infor; click “Quick Links” and “YNHH Scholarship Application” for the Marna P. Borgstrom and Peter N. Herbert, MD, Yale New Haven Hospital Advanced Nursing Education Scholarships. The scholarships provide tuition assistance of up to $10,000 annually to qualified employees working toward advanced nursing education to meet requirements for an APRN license. For more information, visit the YNHH nursing website or HRConnect (in network only). Questions? Email [email protected].

Applications for Yale engineering scholarships due soon

From April 1 - 30, Yale New Haven Health System will accept applications for the Betty Ruth Hollander Engineering and Science Scholarships. The scholarships are open to children and grandchildren of health system employees, including full- and part-time employees of Yale New Haven, Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial and Westerly hospitals and the Grimes Center. Children or grandchildren who have been admitted as undergraduates to Yale College to major in engineering or science may apply; applicants may also be current engineering or science undergraduates at Yale. The scholarship covers annual tuition for up to four years. Visit HRConnect (in network only) and search for “engineering scholarship” for details and an application. Questions? Email [email protected].

Telecommuting Community intranet page offers support to remote workers

YNHHS remote workers have a new destination for resources designed to improve the telecommuting experience: the Telecommuting Community intranet page (in network only). The page offers a wealth of information collected in response to the recent employee telecommuting survey. Employees can find tips on improving technology performance; setting up an efficient home office; remaining engaged as a team member; balancing home and work responsibilities; and other topics. Managers visiting the site will see a dedicated hub with links to Infor/Kronos resources and articles about remote leadership. New content is added regularly, so check back often.