Provides operational leadership for the pediatrics department CMMI and other projects related to the opioid initiatives: establishing reporting and data collection systems, ensuring deliverables are met, directing, implementing, managing project budget, securing funding, and measuring all outcomes against commitments. In collaboration with leadership in the Pediatrics Department, the Addictionology Department of the Psychiatric Hospital, leadership at the three state MCOs, and the TDOH, manages hospital, clinic and community relationships to ensure quality service delivery to comply with project requirements. In coordination with the community relations and governmental relations divisions of VUMC, establishes and maintains community relationships to enable the care navigators to access services for patients. Prepares and manages operating and capital expenditures budgets. Manages project personnel. Establishes and manages governance committees for funded projects.
Establishes an environment of trust, fairness, consistency and confidentiality with team members and with other internal and external customers consistent with VUMC Credo.
Collaborates with department heads and executives of the various entities within VUMC to determine product and service needs. Develops and implements programs and operating procedures to assure those needs are met.
Initiate changes in, or develop, new policies, procedures, and/or methods.
Analyze and evaluate ongoing programs to identify areas in need of adjustments or improvements.
Provides briefings and presentations to senior leadership on the state of funded projects.
Create a work environment to ensure the most effective and productive utilization of human resources in the department.
Standardize services, processes, resources, and practice to improve efficiency.
Ensure the most effective operations of the department through program development, process improvement, and coordination/integration of processes with other departments.
Work collaboratively with other departments/service across the enterprise to ensure effective and efficient operations.
Shares knowledge across multiple disciplines as relevant to funded projects. Represents needs and interests of direct reports to all levels of the leadership structure. Communicates effectively orally and in writing.
Participates in collaboration with key stakeholders to develop and implement quality plans to meet goals. Promotes evidence-based changes to project. Uses appropriate processes and models to monitor and proactively manage risks. ~
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.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
* US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center ), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
* Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
* Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
* The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
* National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
* American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014
* Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
* Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
* American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Internal Number: 1911989
About Vanderbilt Health
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.