Non-Employee Orientation

Downtown Campus:

Contact: Tracie Wildner, Professional Development Advisor
Office: Jacobsen Hall, Room 417
Phone: 315 464-6125

Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus:

Contact: Tracy Fenner
Office: Upstate University Hospital Community Campus OTD-HR
Phone:(315) 492-5654

Related Policy: E-06 Non-Employee/Contract Staff Orientation and Annual Training

Non-Employees coming to Upstate Medical University are responsible for completing the following orientation materials (if you will be here longer than 4 months, see below)

1. Non-Employee Orientation Guide and Completion Certificate:

2. HIPAA Privacy Rule Education:

Requirements for Forms:

  • ALL required forms should be returned to the department initiating the non-employee request within Self Serve.
  • The initiating department shall be responsible for entering into Self Serve Tracker and maintaining all documentation of required education/forms.
    • If the department is not able to enter into Self Serve Tracker, a COPY of the completed forms should be sent to OTD (JH Rm 417; fax 4-4400; email for Self Serve Tracker entry.

Additional Education Required for Non-Employees at Upstate 4 Months or Longer

The following education can either be completed via Blackboard (, or for those without computer access, can be completed via the documents below.

Safety at Work

Complete via Blackboard course UH110: Safety-at-Work (SAW) or review the manual below and complete the appropriate post-test.

    SAW Manual PDF document
    All staff click the link above to review this annual, required education. Then, complete the appropriate post test below.

1. SAW Post Test: Complete for Training Credit

2. Right to Know Education

Complete via Blackboard course RTK: Right To Know (RTK) or review the education below and complete the certificate.

3. Compliance Education

Complete via Blackboard course UH6218: Compliance, Institutional (Annual) or review the education below and complete the certificate.