Locatedin Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching,discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals whocome to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a placewhere your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilitieschallenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learningand leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know theyare part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride intheir work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advancehealth and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, andresearch.
MonroeCarell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the nation's leadingchildren's hospitals. We treat and help prevent all health issues ranging fromcolds and broken bones to heart disease and cancer.
The world-class facilities atChildren's Hospital are a testament to our community's dedication to the healthof children. Constructed in 2004 and expanded in 2012, our 271-bed hospital isa child-friendly place built on the science of healing.
A building alone does not make agreat hospital. Our exceptional medical teams and the generous support ofpeople like you enable us to provide every child who comes to us with the hopeof improved health. Children's Hospital is a nonprofit facility. No child whoneeds our services is denied care on the basis of limited ability to pay.
Many of our doctors and surgeons arenationally recognized researchers who are finding new ways to cure and preventchildhood diseases. Their work preventing and treating premature birth, cancer,heart disease, spina bifida, and many other conditions is an investment in thefuture. We are at an important crossroads in child health. Our commitment toresearch and advocacy positions us to bring the promise of good health tochildren and families in our community and to share that hope with the world.
This is a highly data-centric Research Analyst III role with thepotential for growth into a higher-level data position. The accuracyand validity of our data are of the utmost importance for multipleprojects. Data are continually cleaned and checked through multipledetailed procedures which must be followed to the letter. Therefore,it is absolutely critical for the candidate to have extraordinary attention todetail and be able to quickly learn and follow complicated, nuanced directions.
Our data aretypically imported, exported, and compiled from many different sources, andexperience with the following programs is highly desirable: Access, Excel,REDCap, and Stata. This position will require building of REDCapdatabases. We also use several specialized, web-based data portals, and thecandidate should have the demonstrated ability and drive to quickly learn newsoftware. While it is not a requirement to be an expert on all ofthe above applications, being familiar with as many as possible will minimizethe transition or training duration and is a big plus.
The candidateshould know how to perform tasks like correctly removing duplicate orextraneous records and combining datasets by merging records based on a uniqueID (e.g., through Excel's VLOOKUP or Stata's merge function).
The idealcandidate will have demonstrated experience working with different types oflongitudinal data in both "long" and "wide" formats.
The candidatemust be able to work both independently and as part of a team to troubleshootproblems and come up with solutions. The candidate should becomfortable making and delivering reports to groups of people (e.g., usingPowerPoint), as well as explaining complex issues to people who may have lessfamiliarity with data-related topics.
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and4 years experience
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Becausewe are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research,we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
Â·US News & World Report: #1Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties rankedamong the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Â·Truven Health Analytics: amongthe top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Â·Becker's Hospital Review: oneof the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
Â·The Leapfrog Group: grade"A" in Hospital Safety Score
Â·National Institutes of Health: amongthe top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Â·Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbiltnurses are the only group honored in Tennessee
Â·Nashville Business Journal: MiddleTennessee's healthiest employer
Â·American Hospital Association: among the100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.