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Contact Center

The Vanderbilt Contact Center provides support and customer contact for the Vanderbilt Community by enabling customers to access services 24/7/365.  With the implementation of Amcom's operator console software, our representatives are able to manage the high volume of incoming calls without using multiple systems for transferring calls, paging staff, speed dialing and utilizing directory lookup for VUMCVanderbilt University and Children's Hospital.

Contact Information:
VUIT
Operator Services

Peabody #34
230 Appleton Pl
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone (615) 322-2608
Fax (615) 322-6020
vuit-operator-incharge@vanderbilt.edu

Ronnie McDowell Director 2-6079 ronnie.l.mcdowell@vanderbilt.edu
Cliff Wilson Manager 6-8686 cliff.wilson@vanderbilt.edu
Myrna Weinzetl Supervisor 2-2608 myrna.watson-weinzetl@vanderbilt.edu
David King Supervisor 2-2608 david.w.king@vanderbilt.edu
Jason Keeler Systems Coordinator 3-7414 jason.p.keeler@vanderbilt.edu
SERVICES PROVIDED 24/7/365

ANSWER AND PROCESS INBOUND CALLS  (approximately 5,000-6,000 calls per day):
-Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) main published number - 322-5000
-Vanderbilt University main published number - 322-7311
-Children's Hospital (VCH) - 936-1000
-Directory information line - 1-1411
-Direct attendant calls (zero for Operator)
-Inbound Skype calls
-Answer, hold, page and connect calls for over 500 interns and resident doctors

CONFERENCE CALL HOSTING 
-Call 34(3-6048) to reach a conference call operator.
-Provide conference call hosting to the Vanderbilt Community at no charge.
-Facilitate conference calls with unlimited participants.
-Schedule calls up to 30 days in advance. 

 

OVERHEAD PAGING
-Provide overhead paging service for VUMC and VCH for patient related emergencies, red alerts, mass casualties and other emergency situations. 
-Non-emergency overhead paging for announcements approved by Hospital Administration.

PAGING SERVICES
-Maintain current beeper database for VUMC and VCH physicians, house staff, administrators and staff.
-Provide pager forwarding services for Admitting and Consult beepers and on-call rotation changes as requested.
-Provide text and numeric paging services for VUMC and VCH physicians, house staff, administrators and staff.

ON-CALL SCHEDULING SERVICES
-Maintain and verify current on-call information for over 200 Medical Center services.
-Provide daily on-call information to physicians, nursing staff, admitting and emergency services.

*Yearly House Staff Information  - Compile and maintain a "master" list of incoming house staff (approx. 500), referencing pertinent information (name, title, service, beeper, associated rotation schedule)

*Monthly House Staff Information  - Compile and maintain a comprehensive beeper directory, indicating the monthly rotation of residents, fellows, interns and attendings, referencing appropriate beepers and on-call schedules

GENERAL INFORMATION CENTER 
-Provide information regarding Vanderbilt Community Events to faculty, staff and students. (e.g. directions, parking locations & game times)