All DEM providers and staff are required to uphold the highest standards of professional conduct and ethical behavior in advancing the missions of the UW SMPH. You can download a printable copy of the code of conduct here.
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Integrity & Accountability
In all decisions, employees are guided by doing the right things at the right time and in the right place.
Accepts responsibility for one’s actions, honors commitments and communicates truthfully in all interactions
Protects the confidentiality of DEM and colleagues
Models and encourages high ethical standards
Completes work on time, in accordance with expectations and in an excellent manner
Seeks or accepts guidance when needed
Follows and supports organizational and departmental policies
Respect & Excellence
DEM values differences among individuals and groups and encourages feedback.
Acknowledges, honors and values diverse backgrounds, perspectives and cultural differences
Leverages unique talents and viewpoints of others
Seeks common ground to resolve conflicts
Gives constructive feedback in a respectful manner
Actively supports DEM’s mission, vision, values and strategic goals
Consistently achieves superior results and delivers the highest service while inspiring others to do the same
Improves performance by actively seeking feedback, coaching and mentoring
Promotes continuous learning for all
Is courteous, honest and respectful in all interactions; Projects a positive, friendly, image of self, team and DEM
DEM prides itself on finding new and betters ways to enhance quality.
Appropriately searches for and implements new ideas and methods to improve service and cost effectiveness
Takes initiative for completing work assignments more effectively and efficiently by using new ideas and methods when appropriate
Continuously monitors results for further process improvements