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 â of culture, thinking, learning and leading â 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. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is directed by Dr. Thomas J. Wang.The division is comprised of more than 140 faculty members dedicated to understanding, preventing, and treating cardiovascular disease.
Our physicians perform approximately 130,000 clinic visits annually. We offer the most advanced technologies to treat coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, and structural heart disease in new, state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratories.In2016, our heart transplant program was the second busiest in the country, with more than 75 transplants performed that year.Our multi-disciplinary programs in prevention, lipid management, inherited heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, vascular medicine, and cardio-oncology are unique in the region and among the busiest nationally.
A fundamental component of our mission is research aimed at understanding the causes of cardiovascular disease and the translation of this knowledge to improve patient care. Our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally for their work in basic, clinical, and translational investigation.Our research programs occupy more than 30,000 square feet of laboratory space on the Vanderbilt campus.Since 2013, NIH funding to the Division has increased by 120%, and overall extramural funding has increased by 70%.
We train nearly 40 fellows per year in our general fellowship and advanced sub-specialty training programs.Research training is supported by a cardiovascular T32 program that has been continuously funded by the NIH for more than 3 decades.
Responsible for coordinating the approval processes and conduct of research protocols, assuring that the integrity and quality of the research is maintained and that the research is conducted in accordance with Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, federal and sponsor regulations and guidelines, Vanderbilt Policy and Procedure and research protocols. Manages screening, implements recruitment procedures, consent, enrollment, randomization and study conduct from planning through study closeout. Performs or implements processes to assure study-related procedures are performed as required and objectives and timelines are met. Maintains accurate and timely documentation and communication with Investigators, participants, IRB, sponsors and other research related entities.
Bachelor's Degree and 2 years experience
Additional Qualification Information:
Prior to advancing to a Clinical/Translational Research Coordinator II, must have completed a Research 101 course such as RSS Boot camp; applicant/new hire must complete a Research 101 course within six (6) months of hire.
Â·Clinical Research Experience
Â·Positive attitude, can do spirit
Â·Ability to work our unique schedule without difficulty
Â·Adaptability to change
Â·Ability to think on their feet, prioritize based on the needs of the department
Â·We have free employee parking with no need for shuttle
VUMC Parking Information:
We have free employee parking with no need for shuttle
VUMC Recent Accomplishments:
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
Â·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
Â·Truven Health Analytics:among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Â·Becker's Hospital Review:one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
Â·The Leapfrog Group:grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
Â·National Institutes of Health:among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Â·Magnet Recognition Program:Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
Â·Nashville Business Journal:Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
Â·American Hospital Association:among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of o...ur leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.