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New Employee Orientation

New Employee Orientation is a half-day session that takes place in the PACCAR Education Center on the main hospital campus.

What is New Employee Orientation?

The purpose of New Employee Orientation is to familiarize employees with Overlake’s mission, vision, values, goals and organizational structure. In addition, you will learn about Overlake's service standards and culture of philanthropy. Overlake’s policy is that all employees are required to attend New Employee Orientation and complete related online learning modules within your introductory period (first three months of employment). Your recruiter has scheduled you for this half-day orientation. If you are unable to attend at your scheduled date, please contact your manager immediately. You will be paid for the time spent at New Employee Orientation.

What should I expect at New Employee Orientation?

A light breakfast and beverages (coffee, tea, water and juice) are provided throughout the morning. The day will begin with you checking in and finding your seat. The agenda for Hospital Orientation is as follows:

  1. Meet-and-greet and group activity. You will be welcomed by the facilitator who is available throughout the morning to coordinate speakers, lead discussions and answer your questions.
  2. Welcome from Administration.
  3. Our Work Environment and the Path to Success at Overlake.
  4. Translating our Mission and Strategy into Operational Terms.
  5. Service Excellence: Creating an Exceptional Patient Experience.
  6. Overlake's Culture of Philanthropy.

You may need to attend Nursing Orientation, depending on your position. Your recruiter will discuss this with you before your first day.

In addition to New Hire Sign-up Orientation (NESO), New Employee Orientation and Nursing Orientation, you will be given a Department Orientation to provide you with specific department policies, procedures and responsibilities.

Dress Code

Please come dressed in business casual attire (no shorts, jeans, or flip flops). For your comfort, we suggest you wear clothing you can layer, or bring a light jacket or sweater, depending on the temperature. Depending on your position, you may have specific attire, such as scrubs. Please check with your manager as to what your position requires. Business casual or scrubs are appropriate for Nursing Orientation as well.