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Separation of Employment

Separation of Employment - Inside UW Health, About Us, Employee Handbook (UWHC), Employment Expectations and Policies


An employee wishing to resign shall submit to his/her supervisor a written notice dated and signed, with the effective date of the resignation. Generally, employees are expected to provide two (2) weeks notice. Employees in management positions, Nursing employees and Clinical Pharmacists should provide written notice four (4) weeks prior to the effective date of resignation.

An employee is expected to work through the resignation period. Upon separation of employment, employee will receive earned but unused vacation time and legal holiday paid in a lump sum on his/her final paycheck. The use of accrued vacation time and/or legal holiday to extend the date of termination is not permitted.

Employees are expected to immediately return keys, identification badge, pagers, cell phone and any other company property they have in their possession to their manager at the time of separation.

Employees voluntarily resigning from UWHC will receive a letter encouraging them to participate in an electronic exit interview within 2–8 weeks of their separation.

Policy 9.36: Personnel