January-Be the Best You

Choose Well points in the Virgin Pulse platform were reset to zero on Nov. 13, 2021. The deadline to earn your Choose Well health incentive for 2022 was Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. You’ll receive the incentive starting January 2022. Search “health incentive” in the HR Service Portal for details about your health incentive deposit. New enrollees in our 2022 medical plans and caregivers hired on or after July 1, 2020 will receive their 2021 health incentive automatically in January 2022.

Choose Well Flyer-print and post in your work area if you are working on-site or email to your team.

New Bonus Points for 2022 Available Now

Here are some of the 2022 bonus point opportunities.

  • Monthly Step and Healthy Habit Challenges- weekly challenges every month to get you connected with your team and your well-being. Get ready for the Be the Best You challenge to kick off in January.
  • Shout Outs-recognize your co-workers, show your appreciation, and share the love. Earn points for giving and receiving every month.
  • Complete the Health Check (health assessment) – confidential snapshot of your overall well-being and opportunities to maximize your health.
  • Journeys – reach your goals by taking one step at a time. These self-guided courses help you build healthy habits.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination-earn points for complying to the organizational policy.
  • Suicide Prevention Awareness Training-On-Demand learning launching in January.

Go to the How to Earn tab of your Choose Well account for a full list of the bonus points and ways to earn points.

Suicide Prevention Training-Live January

We have all heard of CPR for those in cardiac distress, but what about Emotional CPR for mental distress? Emotionally Connect, Partner and Respond (ECPR) is an effective approach any of us can use to help support and respond to peers, colleagues, family members or community members experiencing mental health concerns. Suicide prevention training empowers us to make a difference in our communities, including where we work. ​Participants will: ​
-Discover warning signs ​
-Learn how to support and respond to peers, colleagues, family members or community members experiencing mental health concerns -​
-Become comfortable having these important conversations ​

All caregivers are encouraged to take this training, whether you are in a clinical role or not. We can all make a difference

Next Steps: ​

  • Access in the Benefits Section or through the How to Earn Section ​
  • Earn 4,000 points ​
  • All participants will receive a badge buddy sent to their home after completion

Step Challenge-Be the Best You: Starts January 24th

It's a New Year and each day provides you with an opportunity to be the best version of yourself. Let’s kick the year off with a friendly step challenge. Grab some teammates (or go it on your own) and get stepping!

•Registration opens January 19th

•Challenge runs from January 24th to January 30th

NEW: Earn 1,000 points for logging steps/activity at least 1 time per challenge (reminder challenges this year are only 1 week)

Bright Horizons Back-Up Child/Elder Care

Waived copays through June 30, 2022.

Learn More Here

Tutition Reimbursement

Starting in January, tuition reimbursement amounts will align across the Providence family of organizations. In a calendar year, all non-represented benefits-eligible* full-time caregivers may be reimbursed up to $5,250, while part-time caregivers may be reimbursed up to $2,625.

​MA/CNA immediate reimbursement – offered now​We recently announced a new option for caregivers considering going to school for certified nursing assistant (CNA) or medical assistant (MA) training and certification. Now benefits-eligible* caregivers have an opportunity to get this training and certification without paying money up front for the program. This is an immediate reimbursement, resulting in no cost to caregivers. ​

The enhancements to our tuition reimbursement program will give more caregivers across the Providence family of organizations access to increased education funding to learn new skills and advance their careers. ​

To learn more about both of these tuition reimbursement programs, visit the HR Portal. ​

*Caregivers covered under a collective bargaining agreement receive tuition benefits in accordance with the terms of their contract.​