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2014 Summer Term Appointments for Full Time Faculty

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2014 Summer Term Appointments for Full Time Faculty

Emergency Assistance While Traveling

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Travel emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. Assist America has you covered. Your membership in UPMC Health Plan entitles you to a unique global emergency services program called Assist America.

Travel emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. Assist America has you covered. Your membership in UPMC Health Plan entitles you to a unique global emergency services program called Assist America. This program protects you, your spouse and eligible minor dependent children with resources like doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and other services while traveling 100 miles or more from your home, for business or pleasure. Assist America arranges and pays for all of the assistance services it provides, without financial caps or usage limits.

Spring 2014 Faculty & Staff Development Program: Registration is Open!

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The Office of Human Resources, through the Faculty and Staff Development Program (FSDP), offers a variety of workshops to enhance the professional and personal development of University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff.

Registration is Open! Spring 2014 Faculty & Staff Development Program Workshops

The Office of Human Resources, through the Faculty and Staff Development Program (FSDP), offers a variety of workshops to enhance the professional and personal development of University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff. Please review the learning opportunities at the FSDP web page to identify which programs will help you to maximize your professional growth. To see the schedule of spring FSDP workshops and to register online, go to www.hr.pitt.edu/fsdp.

Wellness Challenge

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The Pittsburgh Business Group on Health has invited The University of Pittsburgh to participate in their STEP UP, STEP OUT Corporate Wellness Challenge using the American Heart Association's Start! Walking Program and we want you to join us!

The Pittsburgh Business Group on Health has invited The University of Pittsburgh to participate in their STEP UP, STEP OUT Corporate Wellness Challenge using the American Heart Association's Start! Walking Program and we want you to join us! The 10 week challenege runs from April 2 - June 10.  Click Here for additional information regarding registration and tracking your progress.

New! Tech Training from CSSD

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Computing Services and Systems Development is pleased to make online technology training available to all students, faculty, and staff through a partnership with lynda.com. lynda.com at Pitt provides unlimited access to thousands of online training videos.

New! Enjoy online access to thousands of training topics with Lynda.com

Computing Services and Systems Development is pleased to make online technology training available to all students, faculty, and staff through a partnership with lynda.com. lynda.com at Pitt provides unlimited access to thousands of online training videos. Learn how to use tools for print and web design, audio and video editing, and animation. Enhance business skills, learn computer coding, or explore photography. It's all at your fingertips.

  • Create and share playlists of your favorite courses
  • Keep track of your course history
  • Bookmark your favorite courses and even specific points within videos
  • Earn certificates of completion
  • Watch videos on your computer or any mobile device

To get started, user your Pitt username and password to login in at www.lynda.pitt.edu.

Take the MyHealth Questionnaire Now !

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Take the MyHealth Questionnaire Now !

MyHealth Questionnaire is a comprehensive Health Risk Assessment (HRA) tool that provides you with an in-depth, holistic health analysis. It summarizes your prioritized health risk factors, and it interactively shows you how modifying different risk factors can improve your risk of developing chronic conditions. It also presents a highly personalized, insightful report and action plan with resources for improving your health by lowering your risk factors and addressing any health conditions.

 

Panther Advocate Members: Successfully completing the MyHealth Questionnaire earns you $100 for your health incentive account (HIA) if completed within 90 days of enrolling!

 

 Instructions for University Employees

Follow the instructions below to access the UPMC MyHealth member portal from the main my.pitt.edu site:

• Log on to my.pitt.edu at: https://my.pitt.edu/portal/server.pt.

• Click on the My Resources tab at the top of the page.

• Scroll down the My Resources list and click on UPMC Health Plan.*

• Click the MyHealth link on the top right section of the screen.

*It may take up to 20 seconds to get into the UPMC Health Plan web site.


Once logged in:

From the MyHealth Online home page:

1. Click MyHealth Central at the top of the page.

2. There are tabs that appear at the top of the white box on the MyHealth Central page, click the Health Tools tab

3. My Health Questionnaire should be in the box on the top left, click Start.


 

For Spouses/Domestic Partners

 Members not employed by the university must login at www.upmchealthplan.com.

• Instructions for creating an account can be found by clicking here


Once logged in:


From the MyHealth Online home page:

1. Click MyHealth Central at the top of the page.

2. There are tabs that appear at the top of the white box on the MyHealth Central page, click the Health Tools tab  

3. MyHealth Questionnaire should be in the box on the top left, click Start.

Staff Handbook

Welcome to the University of Pittsburgh

Dear Staff Member:

This handbook provides University staff members with an overview of the University’s best practices. Our leadership believes in and is proud of the University’s environment of open communication. We have summarized the key issues that affect the daily operational needs and objectives of the University and its respective staff members. The information contained herein also is available by accessing the University’s Web site at www.pitt.edu and the University’s Office of Human Resources Web site at www.hr.pitt.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is a microcosm of every culture, gender, race, and creed. We are proud of our heritage as well as our staff, faculty, students, and alumni, and we are committed to education, research, and community service. We are a community of learners who work together to attain a common goal.

I hope you take pride in being associated with the University of Pittsburgh and that through our many employee programs, you will take advantage of the opportunities available to you. If you have any questions concerning the information provided in this handbook, please call your Human Resources contact or a representative of our Employee Relations Section staff at 412-624-4645.

Ronald W. Frisch

Associate Vice Chancellor

Human Resources

Department Checklist for Medical Leaves

Department Checklist for Medical Leaves

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