Vanderbilt University Medical Center is hiring a full-time Clinical Team Leader to work in our multi-disciplinary Dayani Center. Our center is home to rehabilitation based programs including physical therapy, lymphedema therapy, aquatic rehab, cardiac rehab, and pulmonary rehab. Our medical fitness facility is for adults recovering from or managing medical conditions by addressing whole body needs. We offer unique approaches to health care including a warm water therapy pool, track, gym, as well as one-on-one therapy sessions with our patients.
This Clinical Team Leader (CTL) will supervise a team of cardiac and pulmonary rehab providers and the Dayani Medical Fitness staff. The CTL will actively participate in overall management of these departments, development of clinical practice standards, and provision of patient-focused delivery of care and services. The CTL will be accountable for implementation and outcomes for goals associated with people, leadership, quality, service, compliance, finance, throughput and scheduling. The CTL ensures the departments' optimal performance by engaging in effective problem solving and root cause analysis to maximize efficiencies and meet performance standards. Additional responsibilities include providing feedback and coaching to staff members, recognizing them for their contributions, and fostering a high-performance culture.
Supervise day to day performance of assigned staff members: Cardiac Rehab Staff (RNs, Exercise Specialists), Pulmonary Rehab Staff (RTs), and Medical Fitness Staff (Exercise specialists, Group Fitness Instructors).
Assess and coach staff to achieve goals.
Complete formal evaluation of direct reports.
Support leadership team in development of staff members by providing substantive feedback.
Demonstrate clinical and technical knowledge to coach staff on day-to-day activities.
Provide direct patient care within the cardiac rehab, pulmonary rehab, and medical fitness programs on a weekly basis.
Implement rehab specific policies and practice guidelines in accordance with VUMC policy and regulatory standards using standardized tools and instruments.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
Graduate of an approved discipline specific program and 5 years relevant experience with no substitution of experience to satisfy the minimum education requirement permitted.
Beyond the education and relevant experience requirement, an advanced clinical certification within 12month of start date will be expected to be obtained
3-5 years of clinical experience in an Outpatient Rehab Setting as one of the following: Registered Nurse (RN), Respiratory Therapist (RT) or Exercise Specialist (ES)with a minimum of one advanced certification listed below
ACSM- Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist or Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist
AACVPR- Certified Cardiac Rehab Professional (CCRP)
Exempt, Full-Time, Monday-Friday Clinic Hours
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US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
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.