Assistant Manager, Patient Care Services
Urology Clinic, Cool Springs
The Assistant Manager, Patient Care Services is a direct supervisory leadership role that is a key member of the Nursing leadership team. Leads staff members and actively participates in overall management of the area, development of clinical practice, and provision of patient care with accountabilities for implementation and outcomes for people leadership, quality, service, compliance, finance, throughput and scheduling. Ensures the unit's optimal performance by engaging in effective problem solving for staff, patients and families and to develop/lead the assigned staff. Provides feedback and coaching to staff members, recognizing them for their contributions while fostering a high performance culture. Under the guidance and direction of the manager, develops, implements and evaluates systems that promote cost effective quality patient care.
- Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and 2 years relevant experience
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Registered Nurse Required
Our urology department is the #8 ranked Urology department in the United States according to The US News and World Report. We are also the highest nationally ranked adult department at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Our team of urology experts offer the latest, most comprehensive care for a wide range of urologic diseases and conditions, including cancers of the prostate, bladder and kidneys and other urologic cancers; incontinence and other bladder-control problems; kidney stones; and sexual health problems, including erectile dysfunction (impotence). Our Vanderbilt Urology surgeons are among the most experienced in the world in a wide range of advanced techniques, including robotic surgery, image-guided surgery, minimally invasive (laparoscopic) surgery, and telemedicine. Vanderbilt's Specialists work in several locations in Tennessee, including clinic locations in Nashville, Franklin and Springfield.
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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 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: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
- Under guidance of manager, implements area specific quality planned linked to the organizations goals.
- Develops, manages and evaluates area based on work team performance.
- Manages projects/on-going work activities (timelines, work plans, deliverables) and maintains alignment with strategic plan and vision.
- Acts as clinical leader and facilitates education for staff on clinical standards; routinely provides guidance/coaching to subordinates/peers within clinical specialty(ies).
- Ensures that clinical assignments are based on patient care needs and demonstrated staff competencies.
- The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.