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.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. We treat and help prevent all health issues ranging from colds and broken bones to heart disease and cancer.
The world-class facilities at Children's Hospital are a testament to our community's dedication to the health of children. Constructed in 2004 and expanded in 2012, our 271-bed hospital is a child-friendly place built on the science of healing.
A building alone does not make a great hospital. Our exceptional medical teams and the generous support of people like you enable us to provide every child who comes to us with the hope of improved health. Children's Hospital is a nonprofit facility. No child who needs our services is denied care on the basis of limited ability to pay.
Many of our doctors and surgeons are nationally recognized researchers who are finding new ways to cure and prevent childhood diseases. Their work preventing and treating premature birth, cancer, heart disease, spina bifida, and many other conditions is an investment in the future. We are at an important crossroads in child health. Our commitment to research and advocacy positions us to bring the promise of good health to children and families in our community and to share that hope with the world.
Your Role :
Coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Teen Motor Vehicle Safety Program for Monroe Carell Jr.Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in collaboration with the Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program Manager. Facilitates agreements and contracts with outside agencies related to the teen motor vehicle safety program. Responsible for all event planning. Coordinates expenses for the Teen motor vehicle safety program within established budget. Also is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing activities and communications related to the other injury prevention programs within the department.
Key Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Plans and leads the execution of the event or program/service in order to meet established goals, objectives and timeliness.
· Provides input into the establishment of goals and objectives for the event or program/service.
· Determines the content and details of the event or program/service.
· Maintains the calendar and timelines of all events and programs
· Work on overall logistics plan necessary to successfully carry out events.
· Provide support for agreements needed to procure services, supplies, and equipment for all events and programs.
· Participates in IRB Research affiliated with the programs and monitors all aspects of reserch.
· Work with vendors ahead of events to secure services including, but not limited to, catering, audiovisual assistance, parking and transportation, rentals, and décor.
· Continuously compiles, reviews and analyzes event or program/service outcomes against the established goals, objectives, and timeliness.
· Recommends improvements to the event or program/service.
· Identifies, researches, and selects the facilities necessary for the event or program/service. Schedules facilities as appropriate.
· Develops the overall logistical plan necessary to successfully carry out the event or program/service.
· Solicits volunteers, students and /or other staff members to help in the execution of the event or service.
· Determines what marketing efforts are needed and creates budgetary proposals to carry out those marketing efforts.
· Designs promotional materials for the event or program/service or contracts with internal or external partners to develop such communications.
· Acts as a liaison for the event or program/service by answering inquiries, providing information, and addressing concerns.
· Writes specifications, negotiates and monitors agreements for the procurement of services, supplies and equipment, according to University Purchasing policies and guidelines.
· Maintains appropriate documentation of the event or program/service to ensure compliance with Vanderbilt policies and procedures, as well as those of the funding source, if external.
Provides budgetary management to the event or program/service.
· Creates the budgetary proposal for the event or program/service and secures necessary approvals.
· Has responsibility to ensure that the event or program/service is executed on or under budget.
· Monitors expenditures and makes decisions on allocation of funds throughout the event or program/service.
· Makes purchases and requisitions items needed. May have signature authority for such purchases and requisitions.
· May manage staff, students and volunteers supporting the event or program/service.
· Determines appropriate staffing levels for the event or program/service.
· Hires, trains and supervises volunteers, student workers, or staff for the event or program/service.
· Coordinates or provides for the training of staff as needed.
· Strong oral and written communication skills required
· Ability to manage time is essential
· Must be able to work independently and exercise sound judgment
· Flexibility in schedule.
· Budget planning experience.
· Ability to work with high school students as well a younger children
· Travel will be required. Candidate must have a vehicle and a valid driver's license. Should also be comfortable driving a cargo van.
· Teaching experience
· Public speaking and presenting
· Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines.
· High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
· Ability to demonstrate a high attention to detail and good follow-up skills. Must be self-motivated, proactive and
The physical demands described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job: As a part of the team, the position will be required to assist in the physical set-up and preparation for special events and activities. Some events will require physical participation in events such as car seat checkup events. Some meetings and events require evening and weekend attendance. Must be comfortable driving a cargo van to events. Nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. Requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents, set-up and maintain work files.
This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is
subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of MCJCH. Since no job description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job,duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder's responsibility.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in health education, community health, education, marketing social sciences or other relevant field is preferred.
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 ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
· Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
· 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
· Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
· Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
· American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
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.