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UCD Health Remote Work Program Launched

UC Davis Health will offer a Digital Workplace Program (DWP) starting July 2021 that makes remote- and hybrid-work arrangements available to employees.

A Conversation with People Services Manager, Teri Sugai

Teri Sugai came to UC Davis mid-career looking for a change after working long hours for a small family-run company. She started off her journey at Davis in Central Payroll but hoped to
enter a more HR-focused position. In 2008 Teri made the switch to work at Facilities, before helping to create the Shared Service Organization as we know it today.

Ben: You played a significant role in creating the SSO. Tell us about how it came to be, how that led to today, and what your role was. 

New Family Friendly Benefits Begin July 1

Pay for Family Care and Bonding program offers alternative to using paid time off, providing 70% percent of income during Family and Medical Leave. Adoption Assistance Plan offers up to $5,000 reimbursement for expenses.

Introduction to PeopleAdmin for UCD Health

In the summer of 2021, the PeopleAdmin system will be used at UC Davis Health for classification and reclassification requests, recruitments and other changes to position descriptions, as well as requesting one-time payments. AggieService users should join a webinar.

The Key to Healthy Teams

As I talked with leaders about their results from the pulse survey conducted at UC Davis Health last fall, I noticed a pattern. When I spoke with leaders from the Patient Care Services (PCS) units, I consistently heard some form of “We’re encouraged to take care of ourselves first, our team second, so the patient gets the best care.” I was intrigued and had to know more! I had an inspiring hour-long conversation with Toby Marsh, R.N., M.S.A., M.S.N., F.A.C.H.E., N.E.A.-BC, Chief  Patient Care Services Officer.