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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Clinical Education Facilitator, FT in Tullahoma, Tennessee

Clinical Education Facilitator, FT - 2105039

Job : Other Nursing Services

Primary Location : TN-Tullahoma-Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital (VTHH)

Organization : Education 262372

Shift: : Days


Clinical Education Facilitator


Job Summary:

The clinical education facilitator participates in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of clinical orientation and educational programs that improve the delivery of high quality care by direct care providers. The clinical facilitator takes a lead role in providing instruction related to organization-wide clinical learning and professional development initiatives utilizing current evidence based practice. The clinical facilitator utilizes various teaching strategies, information sources, and evaluation methods to promote an environment of continued learning and professional growth.

Position Shift:



  • Demonstrates evidence based practice, critical thinking, and research utilization.

  • Supports integration of research into practice.

  • Creates an environment that promotes the development and use of critical thinking skills.

  • Assimilates current research findings from various disciplines into practice

  • Reviews literature, shares relevant information, and makes decisions or recommendations about implementation into practice.

  • Collects data relevant to program evaluation.

  • Incorporates adult learning principles into the processes of planning and implementing educational offerings.

  • Utilizes innovative methods to optimize learning styles.

  • Independently manages group dynamics to maintain focus and cooperative learning.

  • Facilitates learning and socialization.

  • Adjusts content and teaching strategy based on learner's knowledge, expertise, and response.

  • Presents content in an organized and consistent manner that reinforces the established objectives.

  • Promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Uses appropriate measurement methods to assess and document performance of personnel.

  • Coaches and provides feedback to improve performance.

  • Participates in curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Leads in the design and implementation of learning activities to meet identified needs for orientation and professional development programs.

  • Leads the assessment and evaluation of educational programs based on needs of the learner, patient, and organization.

  • Leads or participates in the revision of activities based on assessment and evaluation data.

  • Includes regulatory and organizational standards in the implementation of educational programs and initiatives.

  • Incorporates strategies to meet specific needs of patient populations.

  • Independently facilitates a variety of educational offerings.

  • Collaborates within the department and organization.

  • Recognizes need for and seeks assistance from various experts related to program content.

  • Shares resources to achieve organizational and program goals.

  • Maintains good communication and relationships with relevant departments.

  • Provides feedback and recommendations related to assigned programs/projects.

  • Acts as a resource to others in implementation of programs.

  • Demonstrates professional and ethical standards of practice.

  • Promotes and adheres to all regulatory standards and organizational policies and procedures regarding safety and confidentiality of patients, staff, and information.

  • Incorporates ethical principles and decision-making skills into discussions and practice.

  • Maintains competencies and certifications relevant to role.

  • Participates in continuing education and promotes an attitude of life-long learning.

  • Demonstrates role model behavior with honesty, integrity, knowledge, and respect while promoting the professionalism of nursing.

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Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

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 — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — 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. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

Vanderbilt Harton Hospital:

Our 135-bed facility is accredited by The Joint Commission and features an accredited Chest Pain Center.

Acquired by Vanderbilt Health in 2021, the hospital has served Tullahoma, Coffee County, and surrounding counties for more than 50 years. With more than 100 doctors and 500 hospital staff, Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital delivers personalized, high-quality health care close to home, offering a comprehensive range of services in a modern, patient-friendly environment

Our goal is to create an exceptional experience for our patients and their families: keeping them safe, delivering evidence-based medicine, and treating them with kindness and respect.

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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.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • Registered Nurse Required


  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.


  • Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.

  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

Environmental Conditions

Req ID: 2105039

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.