Children's Hospital Clinical Orientation

Welcome to Monroe Carell, Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

During Clinical Orientation, participants review skills and participate in didactic and discussion sessions.

Please reference the latest Masking Guidelines prior to attending orientation to ensure you are meeting the current masking requirements at VUMC.

Before You Start

  • If you are new to VUMC:
    • Set up your VUMC ID login via "AccessVUMC":
    • Your VUMC ID will be used to access VUMC email & VUMC programs
    • To set up your login, your background check must be completed prior to gaining access.
    • Your VUMC email will be the primary way your unit-based educator will communicate with you.
  1. Refer to the VCH Orientation Resource Guide, which contains important information that you will need to know about the Children's Hospital.
  2. Access the Learning Exchange ( and begin working on your " Initial Compliance Training" Modules.

 For questions please email your unit leadership, or email

Clinical Orientation 

Day Class/Time Location

New Hires will receive an email from Human Resources with a specific arrival time for Medical Center Orientation.

There is also a Medical Center Orientation Zoom Session at 2pm.

Light Hall

MCJCHV Clinical Orientation 
Check-in 0845; class begins at 0900; end time varies
base off clinical area

Exact check-in location sent via email week prior to start date  

Children's Hospital
Wednesday Schedule determined by manager/educator
Or eStar Training
Thursday Schedule determined by manager/educator
Or eStar Training 
Friday Schedule determined by manager/educator
Or eStar Training