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Employee Orientation

Overview & Outline of Day

All new employees of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and Jefferson University Physicians are expected to complete an orientation process. Requirements, materials, and documentation of orientation are outlined in the hospital's policy on Orientation (109.02).

Scheduled orientations will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the JeffSTAT Education Center Training Room located at 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 940.  2014 Schedule

Employee Orientation provides newly-hired staff an overview of our organization. New employees of Jefferson will learn about the following:

  • Jefferson’s History and Organizational Structure
  • Mission, Vision and Values
  • Code of Conduct and Compliance
  • Patient Safety
  • Services and Resources
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Safety and Security
  • Knowledge-Based Resources
  • Performance Improvement
  • Customer Service and Teamwork
  • Patient Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Diversity
  • Employee Benefits

For more information on Central Orientation, Departmental Orientation, Management Orientation, and Online Orientation, please use the links below.

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For additional detail about Central Employee Orientation, please contact:
Susan Shaffer
, Manager of Human Resources Development, (215) 503-8741
or email at susan.shaffer@jefferson.edu;