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Jan 18, 2019

Online Performance Review Updates

By msequeira @msequeira
As a reminder, the deadline for annual evaluations to be completed, signed, and submitted in UNMJobs is March 1. Working Sessions: HR has scheduled a series of open-lab working sessions to assist employees and managers with completing their evaluations in UNMJobs.  These sessions will be held in computer labs on both [...]
Jan 14, 2019

Reimbursements must be Submitted within 180 days

By msequeira @msequeira
Beginning February 11, 2019, expenses and reimbursements that are not submitted in Chrome River – Mercury within 180 calendar days of the expenditure date will no longer be processed for payment per the policy changes that became effective in 2018 regarding submission requirements At the recommendation of Internal Audit, University [...]
Jan 11, 2019

Genomic Data Analysis Course - Spring 2019

By msequeira @msequeira
This coming spring, we will again offer the course “Introduction to Genomic Data Analysis”. Please see the course announcement and syllabus. Everyone is welcome to attend the class. If you have any students who are interested in this class, please encourage them to register for it. Please also invite others [...]
Jan 11, 2019

Policies, Procedures and Guidelines Updates - Jan. 9, 2019

By msequeira @msequeira
UNMCCC Clinical Operations Committee approved the following Policies, Procedures and Guidelines on 1/9/19: Oral Chemotherapy Guidelines. This guideline provides operational guidance to the pharmacy staff, serve as a framework to ensure safety of oral chemotherapy meds dispensed from the outpatient pharmacy Destruction of Investigational Medications and Supplies Procedure. All medications [...]
Jan 11, 2019

Are You On Track with Your PEP?

By msequeira @msequeira
Are You On Track with Your PEP (performance evaluation process)? FOR UNM STAFF December 2018 - January 2019 Complete your Self Evaluation, rating your performance/achievement of 2018 goals and entering your 2019 goals.  It is recommended that goals be developed in advance by the employee and Manager. January 2019 - [...]
Jan 10, 2019

Exempt staff Holiday pay changes

By msequeira @msequeira
Holiday Pay for exempt staff on an alternate/flex schedule (ie. 4- 10 hour days), effective December 1, 2018, employees will be paid for their appropriate FTE work time, without the use of annual leave deduction.  Holiday pay is a maximum of 8 hours, regardless of schedule.  It is best practice [...]
Jan 8, 2019

ACS IRG Applications due 2/1/2019

By msequeira @msequeira
The UNM Cancer Center was awarded an Institutional Research Grant by the American Cancer Society that allows us to issue internal pilot grants to early career faculty. We are currently accepting applications for these pilot grants. The next deadline for applications is Friday, February 1, 2019. [...]
Jan 7, 2019

January Employees of the Month

By msequeira @msequeira
Congratulations to our January 2019 Employees of the Month, Emerson Gonzalez and Ashley Grant! [...]
Jan 7, 2019

Early K99/R00 Funding Opportunities

By msequeira @msequeira
NCI calls your attention to a pair of newly published “Early K99/R00” Funding Opportunity Announcements, RFA-CA-19-029 and RFA-CA-19-030, The NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers. Letters of Intent are due January 26, 2019; applications are due February 26, 2019. Please share the attached flyer. [...]
Dec 19, 2018

Policies, Procedures and Guidelines Updates - December 2018

By msequeira @msequeira
The UNM CCC Clinical Operations Committee approved the following policies on Dec. 12, 2018: UNMCCC Policy on Policies. This policy establishes the framework for the development, approval, dissemination, control and management of University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNMCCC) policy, procedure, and guideline (PPG) document that apply to ALL UNMCCC [...]
Dec 18, 2018

Behind the Curtain (in the cafe)

By msequeira @msequeira
What's behind the plastic curtain in the El Oso Cafe? No, it's not an omelet station or a Starbuck's barista ...   The UNMCCC is in the process of replacing the heating boilers at the facility. This containment area is necessary for workers to safely install tie-in connection points to [...]
Behind the Curtain (in the cafe)
Dec 14, 2018

Deck the Halls!

By msequeira @msequeira
Congratulations to all the floors that participated in the Deck the Halls! contest! All of you did an amazing job -- the floors looked spectacular. Thank you for sharing your holiday spirit!
Dec 14, 2018

Welcome UNM CCC Employees

By UNM CCC @robin
UNM CCC welcomed our newest employees at orientation on Dec. 12. From left to right: Haley Nguyen, Kristin Rivera, Michelle Allred, Anna Munoz, Sandra Romero, Paula Lucero, Traci Ranck, Raquela Thomas.
Welcome UNM CCC Employees
Dec 14, 2018

Clinic Utility Outage Dec. 15

By msequeira @msequeira
Utility Outage: December 15, 2018 – 8:00AM Thru 5:30PM Please be advised that on Saturday, December 15, 2018, the Plant Operations team will be conducting a shutdown of utility services to the 1201 Camino de Salud building, including the following: natural gas, domestic hot water, and heating, ventilation, and air [...]
Dec 11, 2018

A Wellness Challenge for All! (starts Dec. 13)

By msequeira @msequeira
Winter Break is almost here and the countdown to 2019 begins! Let’s focus on some wellness activities during these final days. Here’s how: [...]
A Wellness Challenge for All! (starts Dec. 13)
Dec 10, 2018

Ventanilla de Salud Program

By msequeira @msequeira
Consul Norma Ang, Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque, attended the Ventanilla de Salud Program Appreciation Breakfast this morning. (Consul Ang is pictured on the far left). The Mexican Consulate, in partnership with the UNM CCC, supports the New Mexico Ventanilla de Salud program, which is designed to improve the physical and [...]
Ventanilla de Salud Program
Dec 10, 2018

Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award Funding - Abstract due 12/17

By msequeira @msequeira
Dear Cancer Center Members and Graduate Student Associates: There is a special grant mechanism that offers support for those working on cancer-relevant problems and who are interested in pursuing a subsequent postdoc to further expand their training and skills. Only one submission is allowed per institution; therefore, if you are [...]
Dec 5, 2018

Patient Services Wears Red for World AIDS Day

By UNM CCC @robin
Patient Services sported red t-shirts in support of ending stigma against HIV. Thanks to UNM Truman Health Services for providing t-shirts.
Dec 4, 2018

Congrats to our 2018 'Hope and Healing' Honorees

By msequeira @msequeira
Cancer Support Now held its ‘2018 Hope and Healing Honors’ celebration Dec. 1. UNM Cancer Center staff and faculty were among the honorees. The awards “celebrate those who have played a meaningful role in the live of cancer survivors and caregivers.” Congratulations to: [...]
Dec 4, 2018

Gifts of art or other non-standard items

By msequeira @msequeira
Many patients and their families have been touched by the care and compassion they receive from you. Some may wish to make gifts of art to the UNM Cancer Center's collection. If you are approached by a prospective donor about a gift of art, please: contact the development team, or [...]
Dec 3, 2018

December Employees of the Month

By msequeira @msequeira
Congratulations to our Employees of the Month, December 2018! [...]
Nov 29, 2018

NM Tumor Registry Bake Sale Dec. 7

By msequeira @msequeira
The New Mexico Tumor Registry will have our annual Holiday bake sale and silent gift basket auction on Friday, December 7, from 8 to 11 am in the lobby of the Cancer Research Facility.  Proceeds from our bake sale support cancer patients and their families. Read the NMTR bake sale [...]
Nov 29, 2018

Annual Holiday Lunch! Dec. 18, 2018

By msequeira @msequeira
Happy Holidays! UNMCCC and UNMH Leadership invite all our wonderful faculty and staff to join us for some holiday cheer on Tuesday, December 18th. You all work so hard; we would like to show how much we appreciate all you do for our patients and for the Cancer Center. We [...]
Annual Holiday Lunch! Dec. 18, 2018
Nov 29, 2018

Approved Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

By msequeira @msequeira
Policies, Procedure and Guideline Updates UNMCCC Clinical Operations Committee approved the following Procedures on [...]
Nov 29, 2018

VA Patients

By msequeira @msequeira
From Dr. Lauer:   All, As many of you know for the last few years the VA has been covered by Dr Sanchez. He has recently resigned and moved to California. We have just been approached by the VA that they have approximately 80 patients under active care that need [...]