VUMC employees poised to Celebrate March 7 and 8
Feb. 28, 2019—A chance to win seats at a Predators hockey game, updates on recent successes, a free meal, live music, patient stories and a Vanderbilt Health logo T-shirt for all attendees are just part of what’s in store at the employee appreciation event — Celebrate the Difference WE Make Every Day! — being held next week on March 7 and 8.
Team recognized for improving how lab samples are labeled
Feb. 14, 2019—Following a massive initiative that changed how every lab sample is labeled and how those samples are matched to patients, critical results that guide patient care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are returning to health care teams in about half the time it once took.
For Chipps, acceptance, understanding are crucial
Jan. 31, 2019—According to Teresa Chipps, research teams at Vanderbilt may not always have direct patient contact, but their goals remain closely tied to the ones of those who live in the clinical world.
Pierce’s presence brightens days in Trauma ICU
Jan. 24, 2019—As he walks the hallways of the Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Don Pierce’s gold Guest Services blazer is an outward symbol of the heart of gold you’ll find underneath.
Event to celebrate VUMC employees set for March 7-8
Jan. 7, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is hosting a special employee appreciation event — Celebrate the Difference WE Make Every Day! — to applaud recent successes and acknowledge the many contributions of the Medical Center’s employees during three sessions on March 7-8.
VUMC employees celebrated for their culture of caring
Apr. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s biggest asset – the 22,000 employees who through everything they do touch the lives of millions of patients and their families each year – were honored at last week’s “Celebrate the Difference YOU Make Every Day.”
Valet Hughes makes sure every visit starts with a smile
Apr. 20, 2017—When Jerry Hughes, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) valet attendant, takes the car keys of Vanderbilt patients, he leaves a piece of his kind spirit with them as they venture into the hospital to face their day.
Sessions for next week’s ‘Celebrate’ filling up rapidly
Apr. 13, 2017—Those attending Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) one-hour programs next week to celebrate staff and faculty — Celebrate the Difference YOU Make Every Day! — will be entered for drawings to win concert and athletic event tickets in addition to hearing inspiring messages from VUMC leadership and patients.
Advocating for patients drives Children’s Hospital’s Lowry
Apr. 13, 2017—Small and seemingly inconsequential interactions with patients can sometimes stick in a caregiver’s memory.
Brumbelow’s calm nature helps keep busy clinic rolling
Apr. 6, 2017—Taylor Brumbelow has a gift for quickly putting people at ease.
VPH’s Jarosemich always ready to lend a helping hand
Mar. 30, 2017—Laura Jarosemich, MSN, R.N., is always teaching. It’s the role she had as a nurse educator, as an instructor at Nashville State Community College and now as a nurse at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH), both to patients and fellow nurses.
For McHollin, kindness is always part of the service
Mar. 23, 2017—Terry McHollin checks the coffee cups along with the trash cans in patients’ rooms. Serving coffee isn’t part of her job description as an environmental service tech, but if someone needs a fresh pour she will stop what she’s doing, wash her hands then head for the coffee pot — and still stay on schedule.