Vanderbilt University Medical Center Business Intelligence Analyst - Epic Clarity in Nashville, Tennessee

This is a full-time position with Vanderbilt Health IT (VUMC) and offers challenge, career growth and an opportunity to join our Epic implementation team (EpicLeap). VUMC is implementing Epic and we are updating our processes and reporting.

This position will require you to obtain certification in an Epic Clarity Data Model (EpicCare Ambulatory or EpicCare Inpatient).

Vanderbilt is located in beautiful Nashville with a mild climate, strong healthcare based local economy and a low cost of living (no State income tax!).

Develops requirements for Business intelligence solutions under occasional guidance. Proficient in utilizing BI tools to satisfy end user data needs. Performs Data Analysis functions. Implements small projects or components of large projects. Ability to solve medium to complex problems. For more information regarding the physical requirements and environmental conditions for this job, please click here at .

Key Functions and Expected Performances:

  1. Core Accountabilities

a. 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.

b. Problem Solving/Complexity of Work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgement

c. Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area

d. Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members

  1. Key Responsibilities:

a. Performs functions related to requirements definition, data analysis and BI tool utilization.

b. Ensures appropriate documentation for all development and modification.

c. Ensures integrity and security of institutional data.

  1. Core Capabilities: Supporting Colleagues

a. Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas

b. Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships

c. Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences

  1. Core Capabilities: Delivering Excellent Services

a. Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them

b. Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions

c. Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness

  1. Core Capabilities: Ensuring High Quality

a. Performs excellent work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly

b. Ensures continuous improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them

c. Fulfills safety and regulatory requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring

  1. Core Capabilities: Managing Resources Effectively

a. Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure

b. Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area

c. Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities

  1. Core Capabilities: Fostering Innovation

a. Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches

b. Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges

c. Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements

  1. Technical Capabilities:

a. Business Intelligence Tools: Has successfully used the tool in situations of medium complexity. Occasionally needs assistance from internal technical support in usage of the tool. May have successfully completed in-depth training in core components of the skill. Able to install and upgrade the tool.

b. Business Requirements Definition: Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate knowledge of Business Requirements Definition in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Able to identify potential problems through basic analysis and develop appropriate test cases to assure effective testing of the application. Can analyze a Business Requirements Definition to determine processing flow, testing scenarios and user requirements. Familiar with the steps necessary to complete a Business Requirements Definition for more advanced systems.

c. Data Analysis: Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate the skill in practical data analysis applications of moderate difficulty. Navigates within established technology environments to locate, validate, extract, and format data for data analysis. Able to modify and run queries and standard reports from data tools and provide to users. Can identify data values and data sources. Is familiar with data modeling. Is able to interview business customers to elicit data requirements and understand the relationships between data items. Collects historical and forecasted call data to use for scheduling and staffing.

d. Data Mining: Has demonstrated an understanding of analysis methods, design concepts, data organization, business models, capabilities and limitations. Has used at least one of the state-of-the-art software tools best for implementing the method.

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years relevant experience

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

  • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.

  • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.


  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information

  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.

  • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

Environmental Conditions

Job Information Technology

Organization: HealthIT eStar Reporting 108796

Title: Business Intelligence Analyst - Epic Clarity

Location: TN-Nashville-3401 West End Ave

Requisition ID: 1803486