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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Senior Healthcare Informatics Analyst in Nashville, Tennessee


This Senior Healthcare Informatics Analyst develops requirements for Business intelligence solutions, working alongside our nursing team to provide nursing informatics & analytics solutions. The Senior Healthcare Informatics Analyst is proficient in utilizing BI tools to satisfy end user data & analytics needs. Performs Data Analysis functions. Implements large/multiple development projects. Functions as lead on projects.


  • Performs functions related torequirements definition, data analysis and BI tool utilization to provide nursing informatics & analytics solutions.

  • Ensures appropriate documentationfor all development and modification.

  • Ensures integrity and securityof institutional data.

  • The responsibilities listed area general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.


BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TOOLS (INTERMEDIATE): - Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the effective use of the tool in complex applications. Experienced in all core features of the tool. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of advanced concepts and features. Uses tool consistently in delivering applications. May have successfully completed training in advanced techniques and tools.

BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS DEFINITION (INTERMEDIATE): - Demonstrates mastery of Business Requirements Definition in practical applications of a difficult nature. Able to identify potential problems through advanced analysis techniques and develop appropriate test cases to assure effective testing of the application. Can identify processing flaws in the business requirements from quality assurance and applications testing standpoints. Understands the general business purpose of the requirements and its role in the architecture of the organization. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to be capable of successfully delivering and analyzing Business Requirements Definitions without requiring support and instruction from others. Able to train and educate by setting the example, giving technical instruction, providing leadership, and generally raising the level of performance of others while conducting Business Requirements Definitions.

DATA ANALYSIS - (INTERMEDIATE): - Demonstrates mastery of data analysis in practical applications of a difficult nature. Estimates and projects optimal staffing level based upon historical data and service levels. Can design a logical data model or object model of simple to moderate complexity. Is able to document a data model in a data dictionary or repository. Identifies redundant data objects and data items that can be re-used across applications. Identifies data transformation requirements. Can identify data gaps in data or object models and recommend appropriate changes.

DATA MINING (INTERMEDIATE): - Has advised or consulted on the design and analysis of a system that has contributed in important incremental changes. Has provide powerful and easy-to-use analysis tools for business professionals in strategic planning which helps the users concentrate on business problems.


  • Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.

  • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.

  • Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.

  • Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.

About theDepartment:

Health IT

HealthIT provides the best health information technology tools that support Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission of:

  • Delivering distinctivelypersonalized care

  • Improving the health care ofindividuals and communities regionally, nationally and internationally

  • Providing transformative learningprograms

  • Supporting compelling discoveries

Our tools, which form the digital arteries of VUMC, are either developed in-house by our innovative product teams or selected from the most cutting-edge solutions available in today’s ever-changing marketplace. Our 500 colleagues provide ongoing support over each product’s entire lifespan, ensuring that the tools are meeting the evolving needs of the Medical Center’s 24,000 colleagues.

Our solutions are driven by the incredible work and research of our colleagues throughout Vanderbilt and supported through a close partnership with VUMC Information Technology (VUMC IT) at . The strong collaboration among our teams means that VUMC can respond to clinical and operational issues with agility and innovation. Together, we ensure VUMC remains a leader in its pioneering use of healthcare information technology.

Underscoring our entire department are our core values of accountability, transparency and execution at , delivered with a strong Partner Promise at .

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Click here to view how Vanderbilt Health employees celebrate the difference they make every day: Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery

DiscoverVanderbilt University Medical Center:

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.

VUMC RecentAccomplishments

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: #1Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the BestHospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adultspecialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, MonroeCarell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the BestChildren’s Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialtiesnationally ranked.

  • Healthcare’s Most Wired: Amongthe nation’s 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts ininnovative medical technology.

  • Becker’s Hospital Review: namedas one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”, in the roster of 100 Hospitalsand Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.

  • The Leapfrog Group: Oneof only 10 children’s hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.

  • American Association for theAdvancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112elected fellows

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Receivedour third consecutive Magnet designations.

  • National Academy of Medicine: 22members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement

  • Human Rights CampaignHealthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row thatVanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ HealthcareEquality.


  • 5 years relevant experience

Additional Qualification Information:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)

  • Experience working with clinical data, nursing analytics / informatics or EHR systems (Epic) is a plus

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

  • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.


  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

Environmental Conditions

Job Information Technology

Organization: HealthIT eStar Reporting 108796

Title: Senior Healthcare Informatics Analyst

Location: TN-Nashville-3401 West End Ave

Requisition ID: 2008112

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.