Welcome to Fairview! We’re glad you’re here. In the coming months, you’ll be learning many things about your new job. But first, it’s important that you learn some Fairview employment basics.

NEW is currently being held virtually

Four Steps to Getting Started at Fairview

  1. Complete the New Employee Welcome session on your first day.
  2. Talk to your manager. Ask them about your site, where you go for day number two, your department and/or role-specific orientation process. Nurses: Ask your manager about Nursing Core Orientation. 
  3. Complete your mandatory education and corporate compliance training. This is the information our accrediting agencies identify as needing to be reviewed annually by all employees. We review this information not merely as a requirement, but as a basis for creating a culture of patient and employee safety. Modules have already been assigned to you and must be completed within 30 days. See the Mandatory Education & Employee Development tab below for details.
  4. Enroll in a retirement savings plan or benefits (if eligible). See the Benefits, Payroll and Perks tab below for details and complete within your first 31 days.

New Employee Resources

Password and Access Information

When getting set up, you’ll have to create passwords for access into different programs. Here is a high-level summary:

Synced Passwords:

  • Intranet
  • Epic
  • Outlook
  • Network Login
  • eTime
  • Lawson
  • My Fairview Benefits website

Note: This password expires every 180 days – this resets all of the passwords above

Independent Passwords:

  • LMS: First time password: “hello” expires every 365 days
  • Jobs/Careers: Create on site, does not expire
  • P-Card/Out of Pocket Expenses (if applicable): Create on site, expires every 90 days

Off-network Access Instructions: Multi-Factor Authentication

  • Employees will need to be registered for multi-factor authentication (MFA) in order to access the intranet ( when not on a Fairview network. Instructions for adding MFA and FAQs are located here.

Engagement: Fairview Commitments

The Fairview Commitments are ten actionable statements that guide behavioral expectations for the entire Fairview enterprise. The commitments fall under two main principles: respect for people and continuous improvement. Our commitments show us key actions and behaviors that help us achieve better outcomes for our patients. Click here for more information.

NEW Presentation – Our People, Our Greatest Differentiator

Connecting to Our Patients (Tools and Resources)

Connecting to our patients is critical to the work we do to create an exceptional experience, whether we are direct patient facing or not. Here are tools and resources to assist in this process which were discussed at New Employee Welcome.

Research and Education

Listen to leaders describe the critical role research and education partnerships play in driving a healthier future.

Fairview Operating System

The Fairview Operating System creates a framework to help us manage and improve the work we do everyday. To learn more visit the intranet. 

Benefits, Payroll, and Perks


All employees are eligible to enroll in Retirement Savings Plans. Fidelity administers our 403(b) and 401(k) retirement plans, which allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars for retirement.  Employees have 30 days to make their selections.  Click the links below to find out more information or enroll.


Benefits-Health Insurance

Employees who are eligible for health insurance have 30 days to enroll.  For more information on available plans, eligibility and to enroll in a plan, please click on the links below.


Payroll Information

For information on how to complete direct deposit, your W-4 or access your W-2, complete your timecard, access your HR portal, and more, visit the links below.


Employee Perks

Fairview offers perks that go beyond a paycheck and benefits. This includes things like wellness, tuition reimbursement, cell phone discounts, discounts to events, auto services and more through MERSC and more.  Search the links below to find out more.


Site Specific Information

Please see the resources below regarding information specific to the Medical Centers and Hospitals within the Fairview System. These will guide you through the place & spaces of the building, such as key services & parking/security.


Key Policies

There are many policies in place that help guide the work we do and demonstrate our commitment to setting and holding standards.  To access both our policies, HIPPA information and compliance reporting, utilize the resources below.


News from Around the Organization

Fairview is committed to communicating intentionally with employees and patients alike.  Follow our blogs to learn more about the organization’s impact and initiatives.

CEO Chalkboard

Employee Newsletters

  • My Fairview News – emailed to Fairview employees  on Thursdays

Ongoing News and Information

Fairview Employee Blogs

Public blogs

Employee Resource Group (ERGs)

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are voluntary, employee-led groups whose aim is to foster a diverse, inclusive workplace.

Visit the ERG website for more information and to learn how you can get involved.

Questions or Concerns?

Contact your manager or the Employee Service Center at 612-672-5050 or