Vol 8. Issue 18 / June 2, 2008
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As a follow up to the health fair, Benefits Administration would like to remind employees about Scripps Research health and welfare benefits offered in addition to medical and dental plans. Benefits include:
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. The on-campus Employee Assistance Program is available to all California benefit eligible employees, graduate students, and their families, providing no-cost, confidential, professional counseling services on the La Jolla campus. The Counseling Services office, located at 3366 N Torrey Pines Court, is open from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. To make an appointment contact Holly Wheeler, x4-7297 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Jan Hill, x4-2950 or email@example.com; or Daphne Lurie, x4-7915 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Florida employees have access to an employee assistance program through United Behavioral Health. Services including referrals to experienced counselors, legal advice (including free telephonic consultations and discounted legal services), financial counseling for debt management and budget planning, and family mediation. To take advantage of these services, visit www.liveandworkwell.com and enter the access code "10730," or call 1-800-788-5614.
LIFE EVENTS PROGRAM. The Life Events program through United Behavioral Health provides resources and expertise to help employees on both campuses through a variety of transitions. The program can help locate services including local day care centers, housing for aging parents, language tutors, assistance living with chronic illness, and help in quitting smoking. Life Events also offers resources for those experiencing life changes such as marriage, divorce, and/or the birth or adoption of a child. A new option is Convenience Services, which provides help with such tasks as finding a plumber or dog sitter, locating an auto repair shop, finding an all-night pharmacy, or even discovering information on local entertainment such as skydiving lessons or concert tickets. To take advantage of these free services and many more visit www.liveandworkwell.com and enter the access code "10730," or call 1-800-888-2998.
GYM MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS. Scripps California employees are eligible for discount gym memberships with no enrollment fee through 24 Hour Fitness; each employee can also enroll one dependent. If you missed 24 Hour Fitness during the California Health Fair, you can still sign up online anytime at http://www.scripps.edu/hr/benefits/fitness.html. Florida employees can enjoy discounts for Gold's Gym and Lady of America. For more information visit http://www.scripps.edu/hr/benefits/FLfitness.html.
WEIGHT LOSS, SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM REIMBURSEMENT. Scripps Research will reimburse employees on either campus $125 per year for approved Weight Watcher and smoking cessation classes. To take advantage of this benefit, fill out a pre-approval form before you begin your class. Once you have been approved and your class is over, simply fill out a reimbursement form and submit it along with proof of completion of the class. For forms and additional information please visit http://www.scripps.edu/hr/benefits/tuition.html.
The clinics will be conducted in the 3366 Building, in Room 325, on the third floor, from 11 AM to 2 PM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
No appointments are necessary. TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals receiving the TB screen on Monday will need to return on Wednesday, and individuals screened on Wednesday, will need to return on Friday. Initiation of the TB screening process will not be available on Friday, but hepatitis B immunization, serum draws, and tetanus immunizations will be. To learn more about these programs, see the Environmental Health & Safety Occupational Medicine web page.
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