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Team Based Work Process

Team Based Work Process projects are designed to promote emotional well-being by engaging a team, unit, or department to employ innovative techniques that can positively influence their team's work process or work culture. These practices require team participation in order to be successful.

Title Contributor Summary Materials
Workplace Strategies to Reduce Pharmacy Leadership Burnout

Pharmacy

Primary Contacts: Jami Mann; Elissa King; and Lindsey Amerine

Creates a series of email reduction guidelines, email availability expectations, instant messaging practices for short communications as well as suggestions for no-meeting zones and protected time to improve efficiency and reduce stress.

Participants verbally reported improved efficiency during the work day with a reduction in perceived stress.

Cisco Jabber or alternate secure form of instant messaging

Resources:

Article - American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists

Duty Free Breaks

Nursing UNCMC

Primary Contact: Cheryl A. Smith-Miller, PhD, RN-BC

Staff members select a Relief Buddy during huddle at the start of shift and the relief buddy covers their assignment during a 30-minute, duty-free break.

Intershift Recovery improved and Persistent Fatigue decreased from pre-intervention to post-intervention.

Standard Work “Relief Buddy” Kamishibai
Picnic Sidekick instructions

Resources:

Article - Caregiver Fatigue Part 1

Article - Caregiver Fatigue Part 2

Flyer- Picnic Sidekicks Instructions