Bellevue Hospital/Coney Island Hospital Updates
We will provide regular updates about the status of Bellevue Hospital and Coney Island Hospital, and the work nurses are doing to restore service there as soon as possible.
Disclaimer: This is the latest information that we have received from HHC management. To make sure that there are no misunderstandings, please confirm this information with your direct supervisor.
- All nurses should report to work at your hospital at your regularly assigned shift and sign in, unless otherwise instructed. You will be paid for your normal shift if you report to work.
- For Bellevue nurses only: Unless you have been in contact with your immediate supervisor, all staff are required to call the employee hotline at 212.562.2800, four hours prior to your shift. There will be a pre-recorded message for daily directives. If you choose to provide your employer with your personal email, the message on the employee hotline will be emailed to you 4 hours prior to your tour - to provide your e-mail to HHC, complete the form in the Bellevue main lobby. Remember to check your spam and junk folders in case the message is routed there.
- If you are unable to report to your shift, you will be marked as taking Unscheduled Annual Leave.
- HHC administration is taking staffing requests from other HHC facilities.Staff with the needed competencies may be re-deployed to other HHC hospitals.
- For nurses who are re-deployed, management has informed us that they will be making arrangement to provide transportation to and from Bellevue. Talk to your supervisor for the exact details.
- If you were unable to report to work on Monday or Tuesday, mark yourself as “49,” the code for Unscheduled Annual Leave.
- If you use sick leave, hospital administration will require you to provide documentation like a doctor's note.
- HHC is in the process of setting up an information hotline for staff.
- If you need emergency assistance from the federal government, you can apply for assistance here http://www.fema.gov/apply-assistance or by calling 800.621.3362.
- If you or someone you is a renter in New York City, and your rental housing is currently unusable, you may qualify for rental protection from the NYC Department of Housing Preservation. Contact them for more information at 212.863.6020.
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