Analyst, Application Support

Nashville, Davidson County
Apr 07, 2014


Serves as an Analyst for the Supply Chain group with primary focus on the Sourcing team. 
Analyst will utilize multiple systems to provide detailed reports to include:  historical medical supply spend, utilization, benchmarking, peer to peer cost comparisons, and audits in support of the supply chain mission.  Position will participate in multi-disciplinary value analysis committees by providing data to drive clinical decisions resulting in efficiency and supply expense reductions.  Actively seeks to improve processes within sourcing team.  Position interacts with various levels within the institution and must demonstrate strong oral/written communication skills.  Ability to function well in a team environment. 

Key Functions and Expected Performances:

Researches business problems and quickly understands the issues and data challenges of the organization

Participate in calculation, validation and updating of cost savings initiatives

Understand integration and interface processing between MMIS systems and other systems in order to perform role.

Provide detailed reports and/or presentations for data conversions, data comparisons, spend audits, peer to peer metrics comparisons

Apply process improvement methods applicable to the field and designs plans for implementation

Apply statistically sound analytic methods within the program and projects

Effectively work with customers to understand and provide the information they need.

Develop programs or queries to retrieve and analyze data for projects, program or reports

Provide timely status reports as required or needed.

Use effective oral and written communication skills.

Basic Qualifications

Job requires Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of experience or the equivalent.  

Must have proficient skills in full suite of office products required for statistical analysis and presentations. 
Candidate with a background in Healthcare Analytics is strongly desired.

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Valid Driver's License

Job Information Technology

Primary Location TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Organization Med Ctr Support Services 201432PI75387761