The purpose of this five-year cooperative agreement program is to establish and operate geriatrics education centers that will implement the GWEP project to develop a healthcare workforce that maximizes patient and family engagement and improves health outcomes for older adults by integrating geriatrics and primary care. Special emphasis is on providing the primary care workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for older adults and partnering with community-based organizations (CBOs) to address gaps in healthcare for older adults, promote age-friendly health systems and dementia-friendly communities, and address the social determinants of health.
Event planning for two yearly conferences
Develop and maintain project website
Meet with 5 different project sites and 11 project leaders to develop curriculum, structure, and process
Organize quarterly advisory committee meetings, Quarterly/yearly individual project meetings, monthly project team meetings, monthly meetings with administrative officer, and weekly evaluator/project director meetings
Attend monthly Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) calls and quarterly HRSA project update calls with HRSA representative
Maintain knowledge of federal regulations (e.g., financial requirements, reporting requirements)
Compile annual reports for IRB on each research study
Maintain a calendar of application dates and milestones
Research evaluation tools appropriate for specific projects to use
Develop project and data tracking tools - Review the yearly HRSA annual report to figured out where RedCap tools will need to be edited to comply with new requirements
Review and understand submitted grant logic model
Distribute project RedCap Surveys to each project lead and ensure that data is returned in a timely manner
Coordinate data entry and monitor and audit deadlines for multiple projects
Complete annual report for HRSA
Represent Middle Tennessee GWEP at community partner executive yearly and monthly meetings
Network with geriatric community to build partnership and build sustainability
Attend conferences, seminars, symposiums, and classes
Travel to national meetings a few times a year.
Gain knowledge of all other GWEP/ HRSA programs, and connect Middle TN GWEP collaborators with other GWEPs
Work with Administrative officer to understand budget and invoice submission requirements
Monitor costs related to annual conferences
Prepare documentation and obtain proper authorization for post-award grant requests such as extensions and leaves of absence
Ensuring High Quality
Managing Resources Effectively
Maintain Center for Quality Aging website
Assist with Center for Quality Aging office list serv and conference room scheduling
Provide general support to faculty
Barista, Outlook, Microsoft office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), REDCap
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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: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
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About Vanderbilt Health
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.