Clinical & Operational

Summa Health Veterans Employee Resource Group

Summa Health’s newest Employee Resource Group (ERG) is scheduled to meet on Friday, Jan. 26 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The meeting is being held at 55 Arch St. in Summa Health South Pavilion (formerly Professional Center South) PODs D & E.

The Veterans ERG’s mission is to connect military veterans, active National Guard and Reserve members employed at Summa Health with other employees who support the U.S. Armed Forces; assist employees who are transitioning from the military to the civilian workforce; provide an environment of social support for those actively serving; promote networking and professional skills development, in addition to community engagement.

What to Do:
Register to attend by emailing Patrick Johnson, HR Employee Development. You may also contact him for additional information via email or by calling 234.312.5076.

Nursing Hiring Incentives

Summa Health is offering a $750 hire-on incentive for Nursing Assistants and a $5,000 hire-on incentive for experienced Registered Nurses. View the Nursing Assistant flier here. View the Registered Nurse flier here.

What to Do:

New Corporate Health Hours in Barberton

Hours of operation are changing effective Jan. 15, 2018, for Summa Health Corporate Health in Barberton, Suite 11. The new clinic hours are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Tuesday and Friday.

A Nurse Practitioner will be available on Wednesday for injury care and management for Summa employees. Employees seeking immediate injury care can be seen at any of our other Corporate Health/Employee Health locations or the Summa Barberton Emergency Department. Employee Health services such as immunizations updates, new hire exams, return to work clearances, fit testing, flu vaccine clinics, and post-exposure follow-up will continue to be provided.

Corporate Health/Employee Health locations:
Akron Campus (Employee Health only)
525 E Market Street
7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Cuyahoga Falls
1860 State Road
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

1825 Franks Parkway
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

195 Wadsworth Road
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Rootstown (NEOMED)
4211 State Route 44, Suite 1560
By appointment only

What to Do:
Plan accordingly.

More Convenient Prescriptions

Summa Health’s newly renovated retail pharmacies now offer employees the same preferred copay that Ritzman Pharmacy offers under the benefit plan for 2018. You can still use Ritzman Pharmacy as a preferred outlet, but will now have the same opportunity at Summa’s pharmacies, too. Cash, check, credit/debit and flexible spending (FSA card) are all accepted. Payroll deduction is not available.

Summa Health System— Akron Campus, Second Floor
Summa Health System— Barberton Campus, Ground Floor

Monday – Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

What to Do:
Visit one of our pharmacy locations for your prescription and over-the-counter medication needs.

Return Interoffice Envelopes

The Mailroom is in need of empty interoffice envelopes so they can be reused throughout the system.

What to Do:

  • Return empty interoffice envelopes to the Mailroom.
  • Call the Mailroom at 330.375.3246 with any questions.

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Issue 193 - January 11, 2018