1. Oakwood Emergency Codes have changed effective June 1, 2014! In an effort to reduce the risk to patients, enhance patient safety and improve quality of patient care, Oakwood Healthcare Inc. has transitioned to a standardized and uniform approach to Emergency Codes. Please refer to the code information in your orientation folders for this updated information.
2. Oakwood's hospital names have changed! This will help unite and strengthen the Oakwood brand while focusing on how we deliver the highest-quality, compassionate and personal patient care across all sites. Please click here for name change information.
3. News about the new company, Beaumont Health: Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations into a new $3.8 billion health care organization following unanimous approval by their boards. Under the terms of the definitive agreement, the three organizations are creating a new, not-for-profit Michigan health system to be called Beaumont Health. The Beaumont Health name was chosen to demonstrate the new system’s focus on health and wellness and was based on independent market research showing the regional and national strength of the new name. The name also has historical ties to pioneering Michigan physician Dr. William Beaumont, whose medical research and innovations are recognized globally. Flor more information, please see Oaknet under features. Information regarding this new company is continuously updated there for you.
1. 2014/2015 Flu vaccine information will be posted here soon!
Please review the clinical placement definitions below and click on the title that describes your Oakwood clinical assignment. A page listing all of the orientation documents you need for your clinical placement will appear. You may review the orientation information from the website or print and review the paper version of the information. All information, including forms, can be printed and copied by you as needed for your clinical experience.
Please click here.
WARNING: IT IS A HIPAA VIOLATION TO ACCESS PATIENT MEDICAL RECORDS FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN CLINICAL ROTATION NEEDS. VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED.
Many of you have contacted us asking how you can thank nurses and nurse managers on the unit you were assigned to for clinical. If an Oakwood nurse been particularly helpful to you, kind to you, supportive of your efforts to become a nurse and you would like to send a special thank you to them, please submit this form with your comments. Even if you don’t know his or her name, we’ll do our best to take your note to that nurse and we’ll make sure to inform his or her manager and peers. Thank you for taking time to recognize their positive efforts. It means a lot to these nurses and nurse managers to hear your positive feedback.
Many of you have contacted us asking how you can thank employees where you have been assigned for clinical. If an Oakwood employee has been particularly helpful to you, kind to you, supportive of your efforts as a student or faculty person and you would like to recognize them with a special thank you, please ask your site coordinator for a BRAVO coupon to give to that person. BRAVOs are a special way to thank an Oakwood employee and are a part of Oakwood's employee recognition program. Thank you for taking time to recognize the positive efforts of these employees. It means a lot for them to hear your positive feedback.