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 attend. All 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, VWCHeducation@vumc.org.

In addition to the assigned online learning, staff will attend in-person orientation as follows:  

Day Class/Time Location
Monday 8:00am - 4:00 pm 
Medical Center Orientation 
Audience: All Staff
 
Community Cares Classroom
Tuesday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Clinical Orientation skill validation
Audience: Patient Care Techs
 
Community Cares Classroom
Wednesday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Clinical Orientation skill validation
Audience: Inpatient Nurses
 
Community Cares Classroom
Thursday Scheduled determined by Director/ESTAR training
 
varies
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 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 questions:
Contact Human Resources at 615/443-2506

Clinical Orientation questions:
Contact VWCHeducation@vumc.org