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.
This job entails managing design & construction activities for capital projects using set goals and expectations that are provided by VUMC and governing bodies and authorities having jurisdiction over VUMC projects. This position must understand fully the nature of the project, understand the complete development cost for the project, and keep all parties informed as well as seek direction from appropriate sources. The project manager is responsible for continual development of the relationship between SFP and its' customers as well as leadership, management and control of all aspects of the customer's design & construction program including cost, scope, quality & overall schedule. The project manager's primary responsibilities are to maintain the project scope and budget approved by the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust and to periodically meet certain reporting responsibilities.
Key Functions and Expected Performances:
Evaluate/perform planning options for space use
Perform and/or participate in site evaluations for specified purposes, i.e. temporary animal facility sites
Participate in and provide guidance to consultants in the development of masterplanning options for current and future planning needs
Reviews or assists in development of program for space needs with users/clients
Develop redesign options/schematic designs on some projects to assist client in determining program options
Maintains communications with the University community regarding project scope, budget and schedules
Maintenance of written documentation of key decisions project schedules, budgets and meeting minutes
Administers and coordinates owner output with Architects and Engineers during design and construction administration
Review of A/E contracts
Review of drawings during design
Coordination of user meetings to review design
Review of final documents for appropriateness to University expectations
Coordination of program changes or design modification during construction
Review of pay requests
Review project with Codes and State Health officials with Consultants
Assist with coordination between the User and Purchasing regarding the selection of furniture and the coordination of equipment for the project
Assist with the coordination between User and Information Management and ITS regarding the installation of cabling, computers and telephones in the project
Perform/participate in material and products/equipment evaluations and comparisons
Administers and coordinates owner input during pricing and construction phase with Contractors or Construction Managers
Clarification of university expectations on project during pricing phase
Review of Construction Contracts
Coordination of shop drawings and equipment review
Review of project progress
Review and evaluate construction changes to scope and budget during the construction phase
Review the pay requests
Review of job for final completion and acceptance
Assist with the coordination of furniture and equipment for conformance with the chosen color palette and compatibility with services identified on Construction Documents
Develop and implement signage package
Assist with the coordination between User and Cultural Enrichment Center regarding artwork for projects
Close out projects
Close out project books
Receipt and review of as-built drawings
Receipt of equipment service and maintenance manuals and project warranties
Coordination of operations start-up
Coordinate State Health Inspections and submittals
Performs architectural services for in-house design projects. Also provide services associated with in-house projects as outlined in items 4, 5 and 6 above except actually perform work in lieu of review and coordinate
Produce schematic and design development drawings for review
Review drawings during design phase
Coordination of user meetings to review design
Preparation of final documents for appropriateness to University expectations
Coordination of program changes or design modifications during construction
Prepare color selections and presentation boards for user
Assist in selection and coordination of furniture selections for user
Review and "stamp" shop drawings
Confirm existing conditions on projects
Write specifications and complete door, finish, and hardware schedules, etc.
Draw design details and coordinate inclusion on project drawings
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 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center ), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.
Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disea...se.
As the largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.
Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.