For Employees

Annual Respirator Fit Testing (3/08/23)

Fit Testing is an annual requirement and notices were sent out to employees from managers in December of 2022. If you have not completed your fit test requirements, then you are out of compliance and need to ACT NOW!

  1. Download the Fit Testing Questionnaire. Follow the Questionnaire Instructions.
  2. Return your questionnaire to Employee Health immediately via interoffice mail, in-person or through your manager.
  3. Complete UKG Learning Training Module assigned to you.
  4. Schedule and Complete Fit Testing w/Aspirus. Last Chance Fit Test Appointments are available at the NCHC Employee Health & Wellness Center at 1000 Lake View Drive:
    Tues, March 21: 7 am to 11 am and 11:30 am to 2:30 pm
    Thurs, March 23: 10 am to 1 pm and 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
    Follow sign-up instructions provided in UKG Learning module.
    These dates don’t work? You need to contact the NCHC Health & Wellness Center operated by Aspirus (715.843.1256) and make an appointment for fit testing after completing steps 1 & 2 above.

NEW! Access to your earned wages before payday
with UKG Wallet™

Available for all NCHC Employees! Learn More Here

Covid-19 Resources for Employees

We have gathered all the Covid-19 Resources for Employees onto one page.
Please visit Covid-19 Resources for NCHC Employees.
Employees can find things like current Covid-19 Vaccination exemptions forms, FAQ's, question submissions, resources, links and more!

Flash Fridays will be distributed every Friday via email, Facebook and here to prepare you for the upcoming surveys, like The Joint Commission or State of WI surveys, however the information provided pertains to all areas within NCHC, from Behavioral Health to Skilled Nursing Care. There will be a different topic each week. Some may only pertain to clinical staff but always read it thoroughly. If you have questions, ask your Manager or Team Leader to explain how the topic relates to your area.

Edition 1 | Feb. 3, 2023: What is the Joint Commission?
Edition 2 | Feb 10, 2023: Tracers
Edition 3 | Feb. 17, 2023: Policies
Edition 4 | Feb. 24, 2023: 2023 Survey Readiness Guide
Edition 5 | March 3, 2023: Occurrence Reporting
Edition 6 | March 10, 2023: National Patient Safety Goals
Edition 7 | March 17, 2023: Know Your Resources
Edition 8 | March 24, 2023: Talking with Surveyors
Edition 9 | March 31, 2023: Human Resources & The Joint Commission
Edition 10 | April 7, 2023: Hand Hygiene
Edition 11 | April 21, 2023: Credentialing & Privileging
Edition 12 | April 28, 2023: Emergency Drills
Edition 13 | May 5, 2023: Medication Management

Upcoming Editions:
Edition 14 | Emergency Management

Social Media Connections for Employees

NCHC Team Communications Group (Facebook Private Group)

NCHC Employee Childcare Connection (Facebook Private Group)

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

For You and Your Family

Care for you and your family is very important, and NCHC wants to make sure that you have access to Employee Assistance Services when you need them. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services through Ascension are available to all NCHC employees and their immediate family members.

If you or a family member within your home could benefit from counseling support, connect with Ascension Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Phone: 1-800-540-3758

EAP services for you and your family are free, private and strictly confidential.

EAP is available in multiple offices throughout our communities and can be reached at the contact information above. Due to Covid-19, services are being offered virtually. Please use the contacts above to connect with EAP.

Reduce Stress and Anxiety

The Suggestion Box! Employees can provide feedback, suggestions, tips, tricks and new ideas with an easy online submission form. Any topic, any time, anonymous or leave your name!

Need to Report A Concern?

Do you have a concern that you would like to bring forward? Do you suspect a violation of our policies or Code of Conduct? Please visit our online submission page: Report a Concern. Employees may submit concerns about compliance, ethics, client/patient/resident care, or any other concern you may have. These concerns can be submitted anonymously or you may leave you name for follow up.

Once submitted it is sent directly to the NCHC Compliance Officer. For immediate concerns outside of business hours you can contact the administrator on-call by dialing 715.848.4488. You should also report a concern to your direct supervisor or Department Director.

News You Can Use

Read our Weekly Newsletter for NCHC Employees!

NCHC Web Links

The links below are to help North Central Health Care employees access useful resources. PLEASE NOTE: Some of these links and applications will not work from home. Some require you to be on the North Central Health Care network either directly, or remotely via VPN.

UKG (Click Here) NCHC is transitioning in the 4th Quarter 2019 to UltiPro for all Human Resources and Learning Management needs. This will replace Employee Self Service, Kronos and HealthStream.

  1. First-time UKG (UltiPro) Login Users: Instructions
  2. How to Access UKG Learning: Instructions
  3. How to Configure UKG Learning as a Dashboard Widget: Instructions
  4. How to Use UKG Desktop Time Entry: Instructions
  5. How to Use UKG Time Clocks to Punch In/Out: Instructions
  6. How to Use UKG Time Clocks to Transfer: Instructions
  7. Employees - How to Request and Manage PLT/Call Time: Instructions | Power Point
  8. Supervisors - How to Manage PLT/Call Time: Instructions | Power Point
  9. Supervisors -Timesheet Management: Instructions | Power Point
  10. How to View and Print Your Current Pay Stub: Instructions

Employee Recognition!
Nominate an employee or team for a Recognition Award!
Program Details | Nomination Form

NCHC Intranet

NCHC SwagShop Shop and purchase NCHC clothing, hats and more! All orders are a flat shipping fee of $7 that ship directly to your home!

NCHC Employee Discount Access

Contract/Agency Staff Training Modules

connections guide

Connections Employee Success Guide

Facility Dude Make your maintenance requests here! Login required.

Email Archive Manager Lose an email. Find it here!

Employee Assistance Program 1.800. 540.3758 or 715.344.6379

Policies & Procedures

UKG - Log Into UKG Learning and Search for Policies by Keyword or Policy Name


Corporate Compliance

Code of Conduct

Report a Concern

Employee Resources

Employee Benefits

Staff Scrubs Closet

Professional Development Opportunities

Snow Protocol - Wausau Campus Map | Pine Crest Map


NCHC Employee Contacts

NCHC Human Resources Office 715.848.4419

Looking for someone specific? Check out the Talent Development and Human Resources section for more info!
NCHC Payroll 715.848.4409
NCHC Talent Development Center 715.841.5162
Employee Assistance Program 1.800.540.3758

ManageWell Employee Portal

Create a ManageWell account and participate in wellness activities in-person or virtually.

Health Insurance

Aspirus Arise 1.800.223.6048
PO Box 21684, Eagan, MN 55121

Teladoc 1.800.TELADOC (1.800.835.2362)

Tria Health Pharmacy Advocate Program1.888.799.8742
Your Resource for Medication Guidance
• Experiencing uncomfortable side effects?
• Looking for less expensive alternatives?
• Need medication recommendations?
• Have a new prescription?

Aspirus Employee Health & Wellness Center

Schedule an Appointment: 715.843.1256
*Ages 18 months and up

Clinic Hours:
Monday - Wednesday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 6:30 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Video Visits available! Call 715.843.1256 or visit to schedule a video or in person visit. Must be registered with MyAspirus to utilize Video Visits.

NCHC Employee Health & Wellness Center Temporary Construction Location - Effective January 4 – March 7, 2023: Aspirus Health Weston Clinic 4005 Community Center Drive Weston, WI 54476

The Employee Health & Wellness Center will re-open in its previous location on the NCHC Wausau Campus on Thursday, March 9. The clinic will not be available for appointments on Wednesday, March 8 due to the move. Until then, the Employee Health & Wellness Center will continue to operate out of the Aspirus Health Weston Clinic:

Aspirus Health Weston Clinic 4005 Community Center Drive Weston, WI 54476

To reach the clinic or make an appointment, call 715.843.1256 or visit

Dental Insurance

Delta Dental 1.800.236.3712
PO Box 828, Stevens Point, WI 54481-0828

Vision Insurance

Vision Service Plan 1.800.877.7195

Flexible Spending

Diversified Benefit Services (DBS) 1.800.234.1229
Fax: 262.367.5938
PO Box 260, Hartland, WI 53029

Wisconsin Retirement System

Employee Trust Fund (ETF) 1.877.533.5020
801 W. Badger Road, Madison, WI 53713-2526

Deferred Compensation Programs

Wisconsin Deferred Compensation 1.877.457.9327 Option 2

VOYA Deferred Compensation 1.800.335.0982

Voluntary Benefits

Aetna (Through WI Retirement System) - 2019 Benefits
Income Continuation Insurance 1.800.960.0052

The Hartford (through WI Retirement System) - 2020 Benefits
Income Continuation Insurance 1.800.960.0052

Advantage Group 715.241.5372
Fax: 715.241.5375 Email
510 Alderson Street, Schofield, WI 54476

Nationwide Pet Insurance 1.877.738.7874

Identity Guard 1.800.452.2541

Marathon County Employees Credit Union 715.261.7680

The Standard 1.833.878.8853 Email
510 Alderson Street, Schofield, WI 54476

Community Giving

NCHC Supports United Way

United Way Workplace Giving Pledge Form