It is understood that UWHC employees engage in a variety of outside activities. UWHC encourages employees to be engaged in community and family activities. It is expected that that these and other outside activities will not occur during the time when the employee has hospital duties, unless the outside activity has been approved as a hospital duty or a hospital-sponsored activity.
Otherwise absence from regular duties to engage in outside activities should be scheduled as vacation, holiday, leave or other approved time off from work. This time off needs to be scheduled in advance like other time off, so that hospital operations will not be disrupted. Exceptions are made where required by law.
Other policies on absence from work should be followed when applicable: