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CULTURE & ENGAGEMENT

Articles and Great Information Related to Culture & Engagement from your Organizational Development and Leadership Team

Nurses to Know with Sonja Haynes

Nurses to Know with Sonja Haynes

Sonja Hayes is one of the Charge Nurses on the UMMC Behavioral Unit 3C West. Sonja has spent her entire nursing career at Fairview. She started in 1989 working with medical infectious diseases and at that time they would do procedures in the room. In 1996, she...

Off the Record with Fred Miller

Off the Record with Fred Miller

With a smile on his face and a purpose in his stride, Fred Miller serves as the Supervisor of Security Services at Lakes Hospital. The safety of our patients and staff is not the only thing Fred is passionate about. Developing his team and inspiring each officer to be...

Off the Record with Jumi Olowokere, Nurse Manager

Off the Record with Jumi Olowokere, Nurse Manager

Jumi Olowokere currently leads the Float Pool/Flying Squad, Administrative Supervisors & Staffing office at Fairview Ridges Hospital. She joined Fairview 18 years ago as a staff nurse, became a Patient Care Supervisor after 4 years, then became the manager of the...

Praise to Criticism Ratio

Praise to Criticism Ratio

What is your praise to criticism ratio? Giving and receiving feedback is an essential part of the work we do and our commitment to continuous improvement. We often give a mix of positive feedback to reinforce when things are going well or constructive feedback when...

Off the Record with Melissa Nelson, Specialty Pharmacy

Off the Record with Melissa Nelson, Specialty Pharmacy

Melissa Nelson joined Fairview in 2006 and her current role is Site Manager and Pharmacist in Charge at the Fairview Specialty Pharmacy. In her role, Melissa helps oversee a team of pharmacists and technicians responsible for managing patients’ specialty and mail...

Bringing Cultures Together

Bringing Cultures Together

When teams, departments or organizations join together, it is vital to be deliberate about identifying the different work cultures and then creating a new one that will assist the employees in being successful. This is a complicated process and here are some quick...

Off the Record with Didier Rabino

Off the Record with Didier Rabino

Didier Rabino is Fairview’s Lean Sensei and joins the organization from the East Region where he has been sensei for the past 5+ years. What’s a sensei? It means teacher or master. And Didier is a teacher of lean, which means he coaches and mentors leaders and...

Break the Ice with Creativity!

Break the Ice with Creativity!

Start your next team meeting with a right-brain activity to engage creativity and conversation. Not only will your team come up with great ideas, they’ll get to know each other a little better as well. Instructions: Have an assortment of colored paper and ask each...

Off the Record with Richie Howell

Off the Record with Richie Howell

Richie Howell, Director of Operations at Maple Grove, started with Fairview over 18 years ago with a bachelor's degree from the U of MN. He was with Fairview clinics back when the PACE system was around prior to Epic. After deciding his original goal of being a...