New Employee Orientation
New Employee Orientation (NEO) provides a comprehensive introduction to UTMB’s history, mission, services and resources and helps to ensure a successful transition to the organization.
Orientation sessions are offered in a classroom setting on the first and third Monday of each month.
All employees must be pre-registered and listed on the sign-in sheet to attend NEO. Registration is handled by Recruitment Services. Any questions regarding the registration process should be directed to your hiring manager or HR recruiter.
Location and Time
The location of each orientation session can vary, depending upon room availability and class size. Please check with your HR recruiter to verify the location of your scheduled session. NEO is a full day and will begin promptly at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
Parking is available in Garage #4 located at 1215 Strand St. A single token will be provided when signing in to NEO to exit the garage free of charge.
Attire and Lunch
The recommended attire for NEO is business causual. You are encouraged to bring a sweater or jacket to remain comfortable with fluctuations in room temperature. Lunch will be provided
Employees who attend a classroom session of NEO will receive credit for these mandatory trainings:
- New Employee Orientation – Welcome and Overview
- Annual Required Training – General Compliance, HIPAA and Sexual Harassment
- Information Protection
Please be advised that registration does not guarantee credit for the courses listed above. Each training has a separate sign-in sheet to ensure you receive proper credit. All other mandatory trainings can be accessed through the university's online training system. If you have any issues logging in or launching courses, contact the UTMB Help Desk at (409) 772-5200 or toll-free at (888) 898-2401.
NEO participants will also receive information on AIDET, UTMB's benefits program and employee health and wellness resources.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the agenda for New Employee Orientation?
Where do I get my UTMB employee badge?
How can I find my employee ID number?
Time permitting, employees will have an opportunity to pick up badges during lunch or after their orientation session. The UTMB Badge Office is located in Rebecca Sealy, Room 2.712, and its hours of operation are:
- Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Wednesday – 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Feel free to contact the office at (409) 772-0657 to ensure your badge is ready for pick up.
How do I get my UTMB user name and password?
Your employee ID number is located on the top left corner of your UTMB employee badge.
Who should I contact with questions about UTMB’s benefits program?
Where should I park after New Employee Orientation?
To receive your UTMB user name and password, contact the UTMB Service Desk at (409) 772-5200 or toll-free at (888) 898-2401. Representatives are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist you.
Who is required to attend Nursing Service Orientation?
UTMB offers a number of parking options for our employees. Parking Facilities can assist you with locating an appropriate parking site and completing the necessary paperwork. For more information, contact Parking Facilities at:
Those who are scheduled to attend Nursing Service Orientation (NSO) should park in the University Plaza Garage (Garage 8) located in front of Jennie Sealy Hospital. Parking will be validated while attending NSO. Click here for UTMB maps and directions.
Who should I contact for more information about Nursing Service Orientation?
Nursing Service Orientation (NSO) promotes the socialization of newly hired personnel, including:
- Nurse managers
- Registered nurses
- Licensed vocational nurses
- Medical assistants
- Patient care technicians
- Health unit coordinators
- Emergency Department technicians
- Surgical technologists
- Hospital aides
- Care/case managers
For questions or more information about NSO, contact Michelle Millard at (409) 747-7367 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For More Information
For questions or more information about NEO, contact TOD at email@example.com
or (409) 747-6700.