Newsbriefs

Pharmacy Technician Program hosts open houses via Skype

Pharmacy Technician Training Program open houses will be held via Skype on Tuesdays, 9 - 10 am, and Thursdays, 5 - 6 pm. Program staff will be available to answer questions about the curriculum and application process. To register and for more information, email Sharee Parker, program coordinator, sharee.parker@ynhh.org. Include your name, address, phone number and the open house session you want to attend. Once the registration email is processed, candidates will receive an open house calendar invite and program information attachments via email. The next program session is tentatively scheduled for June 8.

College and training fair update

Due to COVID-19, YNHHS will not host in-person college and training fairs this spring and summer, but is providing easy access to these resources: Bright Horizons/Ed Assist Solutions, a YNHHS benefits partner, has educational and financial coaches available to help employees identify schools offering programs of interest, along with information on tuition reimbursement and the Direct Bill program. For more information, call 844-266-1531, 8 am - 8 pm Monday - Friday. An updated college and training program contact list is available on the YNHHS employee intranet home page.

Facilities wins national award

Yale New Haven Hospital’s Corporate Facilities department in March became one of just three nationwide to win an American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) 2020 Vista Award. The department, along with Turner Construction, Shepley Bulfinch Architects and BR+A Engineers, were recognized in the renovation and infrastructure project category for their exceptional collaboration, innovation and major plant upgrades and other work at the Saint Raphael Campus over the past eight years.