Enterprise Analytics is focused on helping the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) enterprise solve its most complex problems. We recruit team members with strong analytical and communication skills and diligently invest in their growth, learning, and development.
We partner with VUMC leadership to help answer their most pressing questions. We create replicable and reliable analyses and help define the "source of truth" for metrics in collaboration with teams across the medical center. We approach each project with the end in mind, work with business partners to thoughtfully frame the problem, agree on ideal outcomes, and use the data to provide actionable, meaningful information.
The Analytics Consultant (AC) is responsible for all aspects of analytical project planning, execution, and delivery, under occasional guidance. The AC provides a single point of contact for clinical, operational, and administrative customers and aids them in defining the scope and objective(s) of requested projects.
Note: This role is eligible for remote work within the United States.
As a member of the Enterprise Analytics team, the Analytics Consultant:
works in alignment with team principles and utilizes key resources, including the analytics problem-solving methodology
develops comprehensive project plans to ensure all work is completed accurately and efficiently
gathers and integrates all appropriate data, conducts analyses, chooses appropriate data outputs and visualizations, and effectively communicates findings to customers
adheres to the highest of quality standards and maintains appropriate project and compliance documentation
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES Below are the expectations of an ideal / fully functioning AC. We understand that many new ACs may not initially possess all of these skills and may need additional training in certain areas, especially technical areas.
Data Acquisition (Novice): Can successfully determine which data are needed, identify the correct tables and elements, write the SQL code to pull the data, and extract the data for analysis. Performs quality control on the data. May have working knowledge in data warehouse applications (such as Oracle, Netezza, IBM UDMH, Azure Databricks, and EPIC).
Data Analytics (Novice): Can analyze and interpret data to derive insight. Applies the appropriate approach to provide creative solutions for the given problem. May have working knowledge in business intelligence and analytics software (such as Tableau, Business Objects, PowerBI, Excel, Python, and R).
Communication of Results (Novice): Communicates results and recommendations to customers in a concise and non-technical format. Clearly states implications and potential next steps. Presents analysis, ideas, and findings using the appropriate data visualization and presentation tools (such as Word, Excel, Tableau, and PowerPoint).
Planning (Intermediate): Plans work to complete projects on time. Competently handles multiple assignments simultaneously. Able to be flexible to meet changing customer needs with minimal disruption and loss of productivity. Uses time efficiently.
Stakeholder Engagement (Novice): Identifies relevant customers and gains their commitment on the final deliverable and timeline. Takes initiative to turn business concepts into meaningful objectives using the problem-solving methodology.
Organizational Impact : Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affect and impact other areas related to own job area/team, with occasional guidance.
Problem Solving/Complexity of Work : Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment.
Breadth of Knowledge : Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area.
Team Interaction : Provides informal guidance and support to team members. Commits to a culture of collaboration and learning.
Position Shift : Days
Discover Vanderbilt 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 Recent Accomplishments
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: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.