Adjusting to New Technology and Systems in the Workplace
Technological innovation in the workplace is important in order to stay competitive, efficient, and effective, though adjusting to new technology or systems can have its challenges. All worthwhile adjustments will require energy, focus, and faith.
TB Skin Test Training Program
VUMC nurses can undergo training to become certified to place TB Skin Tests for patients and for their peers. The TB Skin Test training program consists of three steps:
Having Difficult Conversations
As a manager, part of your job is having difficult conversations with employees, customers and your manager. Few people enjoy having these difficult conversations. Feedback is a gift. It helps the individual know what is expected and how they are performing according to those guidelines.
Dealing with Upset People
In our business, we work with people who are sick, hurt and often scared. Because of this, people may become upset with us. Usually problems encountered are not the result of intentional actions we take. They are often the result of communication deficits, system problems, or red tape encountered which the customer is not equipped to handle. Here are some helpful tips when dealing with an upset person at work:
TB Skin Testing in Your Department
Occupational Health offers many programs and resources for employees to have the opportunity to complete their annual and new hire TB skin test requirements, including departmental TB Designees and an online submission survey to submit TB reads. Corrected spelling of opportunities.