Terms & Acronymns

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AAS AAS a locally developed software used by managers to request software access for direct reports.
Associate Associate is another name for an employee.
AH Ascension Health is the parent Company of Saint Thomas Health and is located in St. Louis Missouri.
BLS Basic Life Support (BLS) certification offered by the American Heart Association. This is commonly referred to as CPR.
HealthStream HealthStream is the main online education portal where you will complete your mandatory education requirements.
MSC Ascension Health's Ministry Service Center (MSC) houses a large cross-functional team of associates delivering an array of finance, human resources and supply chain services for Ascension's nationwide network of healthcare facilities. The MSC is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
myLearning myLearning is the AH online education portal where you will complete some your mandatory education requirements. Saint Thomas Health is in the process of transition from HealthStream to myLearning.
NSC The Network Service Center (NSC) is the corporate office for Saint Thomas Health located at 102 Woodmont Blvd, Nashville.
PeopleSoft PeopleSoft is the software used to house associate data and to submit requisitions and purchase orders.
STMP Saint Thomas Medical Partners (STMP) is the physician arm of Saint Thomas Health.
QRG Quick Reference Guide (QRG) provides step-by-step instructions on doing a task.
Symphony Symphony was a standardization project that brought all AH ministries to the same computer platform.
TAM Talent Acquisition Manager is a PeopleSoft application used to electronically manage recruitment activities.
The Portal The portal is a system application via PeopleSoft system that enables associates to make basic data changes to their records or seek basic employment information on themselves. An associate can update personal information, make benefits elections, view pay data and update tax information.