Health Systems Analyst Programmer I

Location
Nashville, Davidson County
Posted
Jul 22, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training
Employment Type
Full Time


Description

The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical Translational Research is seeking a health Systems Analyst Programmer I (TERM).  This is a full-time/exempt term position lasting six months to one year. 
                       
Position Specific Key Functions and Expected Performance:     
 
 
The Vanderbilt Institute of Clinical Tranlational Research is seeking a Term Health Systems Analyst Programmer I.  Under general supervision, assists in the analysis of specific operational processes and information generation or utilization. Develop, test, implement and support portions of computer-based information systems as assigned, using independent judgment. 
 
Communication
 
Use effective oral, aural and written communication skills
 
 
Willingly share knowledge with other team members
 
 
Work collaboratively with other teams to expedite resolution to problems
 
 
Prepare and deliver presentations to an internal group
 
 
Communicate problem resolution to users and staff seeking, feedback on the success of the problem resolution
 
 
Review feedback with team leader/mentor to determine further appropriate actions and follow-up
 
 
Program documentation is written under the guidance of Health Systems Analyst Programmer II, Health Systems Analyst Programmer III or manager
 
 
Provide timely status reporting as required or needed
 
 
Integrity and security data
 
Ensure the integrity and security of institutional data
 
 
Promote confidentiality and security policies and procedures
 
 
Provide support for user security processes
 
 
Be aware of impact of data across systems
 
 
Analysis and Definition
 
Develop interviewing skills to determine and define programming requirements/definitions. Prepare functional and/or technical specifications, with guidance
 
 
Effectively identify problems, risks and their resolutions.
 
 
Develop an understanding of the types of procedural and technical impacts that need to be considered on in an environment of integrated systems.
 
 
Develop skills to analyze individual assignments and provide time frame estimates for completion.
 
 
Technical Knowledge
 
Provide a variety of programming duties with supervision
 
 
Develop effective, efficient internal design and detail pathway flow
 
 
Adhere to basic programming standards
 
 
Produce/build programs within an acceptable error rate
 
 
Establish comprehensive and detailed functional test plans
 
 
Provide ad hoc information and data analysis to support designs and decisions
 
 
Demonstrate knowledge of interface methods and tools
 
 
Demonstrate good knowledge of operating systems and support tools
 
 
Use debugging tools and monitor effectively
 
 
Maintain skills and programming languages as commensurate for experience level
 
 
Applications Support
 
Take ownership of problems brought to their attention
 
 
Effectively work with users to understand problem and recognize and define needs
 
 
Ability to distinguish critical needs/problems from less urgent ones
 
 
Follow through from analysis to problem resolution, modifying software as necessary
 
 
Facilitate quality customer service
 
 
Provide on-call support as assigned
 
 
Increase application knowledge
 
 
Understand integration and interfacing among systems
 
 
Professional Development
 
Actively identify and participate in training, education and development activities to improve knowledge and performance
 
 
See learning as a part of work
 
 
Actively seek understanding of VUMC organization and goals
 
 
Demonstrate professionalism at all levels
 
 
Demonstrate willingness to learn new skills
 
 
Accept and provide constructive criticism
 
 
Demonstrate initiative in self-directed learning
 
 
Provide guidance and training to others
 
 
Conduct peer review when requested
 
 
Conduct review of supervisors when requested
 
 
Leadership
 
Must be able to identify the project scope, perform resource analysis
 
 
Utilize project management tools/software as appropriate
 
 
Procedures and Processes
 
Follow change management procedures
 
 
Perform design reviews and technical reviews when appropriate
 
 
Test and verify accuracy of data
 
 
Follow escalation procedures according to departmental policies and procedures
 
 
Document problem resolution and changes appropriately (i.e., Solve, Change)
 
 
Incorporate Disaster Recovery concepts into systems and procedures
 
Additional Information:
This is a full-time, TERM salaried position. 

Salary is commensurate upon years of education and experience.

Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.
 
Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
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

            
Bachelor's Degree required or the equivalent.
 
Preferred knowledge, skills and experience:                   
              
Good communication skills (verbal and written) preferred.                     
Expertise in database design (MySQL, Oracle, and/or SQL Server) helpful.                        
Prior experience with/knowledge of REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) software helpful.                      
Must be able to work in a team environment and have good interpersonal skills.                          
Prior experience in database development and data collection/entry preferred.                          
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines preferred.                
Prior experience with study protocols and  guidelines preferred.                          
Prefer prior experience with program documentation.                              
Prefer detail and process oriented.     


Job Professional and Managerial

Primary Location TN-Nashville-2525 West End Ave

Organization VICTR 104242

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