You should speak up if you are aware of conduct or practices that you believe are contrary to Bon Secours Mercy Health’s (BSMH) Code of Conduct or an associate’s Compliance obligations.
BSMH has resources available if you have questions or concerns about Code of Conduct matters. You can communicate your concerns in any of the following three ways:
If you have any HR‐related questions or concerns, please reach out directly to HR Advice and Counsel at 877‐692‐7780, option #2 or your designated HR Partner.
Report issues and events relating to clinical matters in SafeCARE.
Concerns about the safety or quality of care provided may be reported to The Joint Commission.
Retaliation is when an individual (or a group of individuals) tries to cause harm, create unnecessary barriers, intimidate or otherwise “get back” at someone for carrying out their responsibilities under the Code.
BSMH has a policy of no tolerance for any form of retaliation against someone who reports a concern in good faith.
No tolerance for retaliation applies to:
It takes courage to speak up when something is not right. BSMH values and encourages honest discussion about concerns that are raised. Report any form of retaliation to your manager, Compliance Professional or to the BSMH Ethics Help Line. Retaliation could result in discipline and even dismissal.