This is a full-time position with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and offers challenge, career growth and an opportunity to join a dynamic team dedicated to healthcare excellence. Desirable skills for this role include experience as an IT Trainer as well as exposure to Cerner Lab Systems (or similar lab applications).
JOB SUMMARY: Develops and implements interactive, scenario-based learning programs for vendor applications, course evaluations and proficiencyassessments system implementations under occasional guidance. Utilizes communication, instructional design and technical skills tomeet training program objectives as a credentialed trainer.
Delivers training and learning programs for clinical staff.
Administers classroom evaluations and provides course updates to management.
Uses software programs to develop learning materials. Applies strategies of adult learning as well as appropriateinstructional strategies to optimize learning.
Ensures that all material is current and distributes updated material to participants. Available to train all necessary classes, including some weekend and after hours classes. Follows all required facilitator notes and procedures.
Consults as needed for special projects that require knowledge of computerized applications or processes that affect patient care and or new implementation.
Collaborates within the department and organization.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN (INTERMEDIATE): - The systematic development of specifications using learning and instructional theory to ensure the quality of instruction.
ADULT LEARNING THEORY (INTERMEDIATE): - Knowledge of the principles and practices of providing instruction to the adult learner. Able to focus adult learning goals and the ability to direct their own learning.
APPLICATIONS SYSTEM DESIGN (NOVICE): - The creative process that captures and displays The original intention and concept of a business system requirement in an imaginative and often unique way. It pulls together The different components of an applications system and may follow The guidelines of a systems development methodology.
TRAINING NEEDS ANALYSIS (INTERMEDIATE): - A process of collecting information about a proposed learning program. A needs analysis addresses the following issues: restating the request, stating the business need, identifying the performance gap, conducting a task analysis, describing the learners, describing the learning environment, and identifying the project constraints.
Organizational Impact: Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area.
Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.
SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES (P2):
- Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas.
- Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.
- Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences.
DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (P2):
- Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.
- Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.
- Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.
ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (P2):
- Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.
- Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them.
- Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring.
MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (P2):
- Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.
- Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.
- Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.
FOSTERING INNOVATION (P2):
- Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.
- Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.
- Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.
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.
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