Employee of the Quarter - the staff vote in our “Woop! Woop!” box with a specific criteria every quarter.
Staff Quarterly Birthdays.
Perianesthesia Nurses Week.
Recognition of Employees acquiring higher education.
"Acknowledgement Board," which entails birthday corner, thoughts of the day, appreciation notes, and a "Shout Out" wall where staff's important life events are posted (e.g., engagements, weddings, pregnancies, retirements).
Fun activities for the unit, such as Easter egg hunting and wheel of fortune.
Participation in twice-monthly staff meetings to provide unit updates.
An updated UPC board, that is Olympic inspired- KEEP CALM AND GO FOR THE GOLD- with a new communication tree line.
Fundraising event: "Great deals. Great cause."
Current Initiatives/Areas of Focus
2018 UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica-UPC Summit Poster Presentation: Newly Improved Discharge Bundle specific to PTU / PACU.