JOB SUMMARY: The Nursing Resident is a one-year opportunity working with the CEO and senior leaders of the Vanderbilt Hospitals and Clinic. This position will gain broad exposure to an academic medical center and develop a better understanding of operations, finances, physician services, and patient care services while working on various in-depth projects.
Demonstrates ability to implement change for positive outcomes
Collaborates with Department Heads and appropriate Hospital or Clinic Directors to create goals and service standards for departments.
Documents service standards in appropriate format.
Creates and provides training and educational tools for use throughout entity.
Utilizes effective communication skills to guide staff/teams toward an improved outcome
Participates in/Observes day-to-day departmental activities/operations to identify process inefficiencies and potential areas that need improvement.
Communicates effectively orally and in writing to multidisciplinary team members and administrative leadership.
Gathers/Analyzes and presents data to guide future outcomes
Gathers data during assessment phase and gains an understanding of departmental functions
Uses benchmarking tools to compare activities of internal departments to the ideal standard.
Uses analyses to develop productivity targets, performance measures and redesign the workflow process.
Makes recommendations for improvement to administrative leadership based on data analyses.
Provides data analysis for various projects as assigned.
Demonstrates fiscal accountability
Evaluates organizational functions and structure to determine the allocation and utilization of resources.
Identifies and initiates implementation of opportunities to improve efficiencies
Works with financial staff to help project future budgetary needs based on implementation of new processes as well as anticipated changes within the department.
Works with Financial Manager for Hospital Administration to model the impact of operational and process changes on the organization.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.