Monday is General Orientation, please come to the conference rooms at Martin Medical Center dressed in business casual, closed toed shoes. Bring a sweater because the room is often cold. If you are a clinical associate you may wear professional dress or scrubs Tuesday through Friday. Professional dress is defined by:
1. GENERAL STANDARDS OF ACCEPTABLE ATTIRE FOR ALL CLINICAL WORK AREAS:
Associates, both clinical and clerical, will be expected to wear appropriate business attire consistent with standards generally accepted within similar business settings within the community. The type of clothing should be conservative, fit properly, be professional, clean and neat. Personal hygiene and good grooming is essential. Use of excessive jewelry, make-up, perfume is discouraged. Footwear must be conservative, supportive, low heeled and safe. Clinical associates must wear low, enclosed footwear. Clogs are permissible if the associate wears a sock covering the heel of the foot. Athletic type shoes are acceptable only if they have leather uppers, are in good condition and clean. No open toe shoes are allowed for clinical staff members.
Directors, managers and supervisors will be responsible for enforcing the dress code and have the authority to make any decisions regarding questionable attire and send the associate home if it is deemed that the attire is inappropriate for the work setting. Failure to comply with these standards may result in disciplinary action. Per MHS policy, no artificial nails are allowed for anyone working in clinical areas, or for anyone who has patient contact. Groomed hair and nails are expected of all personnel.
The scrubs are color coordinated by home unit or job title (no prints on scrubs are permitted):
All MDs – Navy with their names embroidered
HUC/TCC/Secretaries- Lavender or periwinkle or orchid (Purples)
PCT- Navy top and Bottoms; Top and bottom must match. White (only) long sleeve undershirts are permitted. Matching Navy scrubs jackets may be worn on the floor or department for warmth, however whenever the associate leaves the clinical area they must wear a white scrub coat or lab coat.
RNs- Caribbean Blue or Eggplant (per Cherokee scrubs colors, you may purchase any brand you like however please confirm the color is correct) Top and bottom must match. White (only) long sleeve undershirts are permitted. Matching scrubs jackets (either Caribbean blue or eggplant) may be worn on the floor or department for warmth, however whenever the associate leaves the clinical area they must wear a white scrub coat or lab coat.
At TMC we will work to maintain professional business attire and follow the Martin Health System - Associate Handbook pg45 "Dress Code/Appearance".
Tradition Medical Center approved dress code policy:
- White Lab coats for nursing and leadership when leaving the clinical areas.
- Associates can wear matching warm-up jackets that match the color of their uniform. No prints, hoodies or sweat jackets. If you need any clarification please speak with your leader for direction.
- Only white tee shirts are approved to wear under uniform tops.
- Shoes need to be clean and professional looking.