Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
Department/Unit Summary The Adult Emergency Room is the Level 1 Trauma Center for Middle Tennessee with 88 treatment areas including four trauma bays. We are one of the busiest emergency rooms in the country and see 69,000 patients annually. We have the ability to quickly diagnose through our use of two CT scanners and an x-ray machine for the Adult ER. We are a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, and the Designated Level 1 Burn Center for the region.
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for operations of an assigned group of staff or shift. Manages, coordinates, and evaluates key activities within the Emergency Services department. Ensures quality standards are met. Administrative duties such payroll. Evaluates and counsels staff.
Interviews applicants and makes hiring recommendations
Schedules staff to ensure work requirements are accomplished
Tracks benefit hours and attendance/tardiness issues
Evaluates staff at 90 day and annual basis, evaluates competencies
Reviews time and attendance records, addresses attendance, tardiness issues
Arranges days off/vacation/holiday schedules
Works as a team member within ES leadership team
Writes and maintains accurate area assignment schedules
Makes frequent rounds in assigned area, corrects deficiencies
Resolves problems directly in consultation with the manager as they relate to productivity and customer related issues
Schedules and ensure completion of periodic project tasks
Transports patients to various areas of the Medical Center by wheelchair van
Conducts required number of quality inspections and enters data in to PC
Provides appropriate feedback to staff regarding inspection scores
Identifies issues and takes corrective action for resolution
Initiates corrective measures to correct substandard cleanliness problems
Initiates contact with key leaders to ensure service satisfaction
Resolves key leader concerns with departmental service
Knows key leaders by name in assigned area
Participates fully on selected committees and task force
Orders/stocks chemicals and supplies
Maintains appropriate inventory level in assigned work closets
Ensures minimal waste of products through review and reeducation of staff
Prepares work order requests for repairs needed in various buildings
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As th...e largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.