Health Systems Analyst Programmer II

Nashville, Davidson County
Jun 07, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training


The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical Translational Research is seeking a Health Systems Analyst Programmer II (this is a full-time salaried TERM position lasting six months to one year).

Position Specific Key Functions and Expected Performance:                 
  • Collaborate as a member of numerous research teams to design and manage complex datasets.                  
    • Provide expertise in the design of research projects, focusing on fundamental issues including specification of hypotheses and basic study design.                    
    • Provide support services for dataset creation, cleaning and dissemination to remote site research teams.                   
    • Prepare/share datasets for submission to a central study data center in regular intervals.                         
    • Ensure appropriate documentation for all development and modification to include higher-level flow diagrams and data field definitions.              
  • Collaborate as a member of a research team on the implementation and analysis of a research project.               
  • Competent to work independently on all phases of complex database development and maintenance.                      
  • Implement planned analysis, including data verification and data correction as necessary, using one or more systems of computer hardware and statistical analysis software for the management and analysis of data.                  
  • Provide training and assistance to users, including materials and manuals, on the use of the databases.              
  • Generate custom reports regarding data integrity and quality as well as study related outcomes.               
  • Integrity and security of data                 
    • Ensure the integrity and security of institutional data              
    • Promote confidentiality, security policies and procedures                  
    • Provide support for user security processes                  
    • Be aware of impact of data across systems
Preferred knowledge, skills and experience:                    
* Strong background in SAS programming required.                       
* Good communication skills (verbal and written) required.                        
* Expertise in database design (MySQL, Oracle, and/or SQL Server).                       
* Advance understanding of JAVAscript a plus.                 
* Must be able to work in a team environment and have good interpersonal skills.                          
* Full life-cycle web application development experience preferred.                     
* Must be able to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines.                       
* Assist lower level analyst programmers with technical problems.                          
* Prefer prior experience with program documentation.                              
* Prefer detail and process oriented.                
NOTE: A Term position is a staff position that exists for a period longer than six months but is not expected to last beyond one year. Although a position may exist for a specified or indefinite period, staff who accept term positions are not guaranteed employment for the entire period; they are employed for indefinite periods within the limit of the appointment. There are no guarantees of continued employment, either within the term or when the term ends.

Basic Qualifications

Job requires a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience or the equivalent.

Job Information Technology

Primary Location TN-Nashville-2525 West End Ave

Organization VICTR 104242PI78836734