Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH) Clinical Orientation

Clinical Orientation is a blended learning experience that includes both online and in-person sessions.  All new licensed and non-licensed clinical staff who have direct patient care responsibilities will have assignments.  All clinical associates will have recorded modules assigned to them through the Learning Exchange and will have 30 days to complete them. If not finished by 30 days, associates will not be allowed to work. For additional concerns or questions contact VWCH education department,

In addition to the assigned online learning,  the following clinical staff will attend in-person orientation skill validations as follows:  
•    Patient Care Techs or Nurse Assistants
•    Inpatient Nurses and Paramedics


Day Class/Time Location
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Clinical Orientation skill validation
Audience: Patient Care Techs and Nurse Assistants
Education Classroom,
workroom 303 
Wednesday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Clinical Orientation skill validation
Audience: Inpatient Nurses and Paramedics
Education Classroom,
workroom 303 
Thursday Scheduled determined by Director/ESTAR training
Friday Scheduled determined by Director/ESTAR training varies

*If any class session finishes early you may stay and work on learning exchange modules to ensure they are finished prior to the 30-day deadline. 

Questions?  Contact:
Each component of the orientation program has a different contact person or team. 
•    Contact your supervisor first for general orientation/onboarding information and for your work schedule.

•    Medical Center Orientation will be virtual on Monday’s please direct questions to the following:
     Human Resources at 615/443-2506

•    Clinical Orientation questions:


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