Vanderbilt University Medical Center Health Policy Services Analyst II in Nashville, Tennessee

HealthPolicy Services Analyst II - VICTR


1. Coordinatesresearch projects

a. Serves as a bridge between clinical and research teams to facilitate use of VICTR tools and resources and for determining future needs.

b. Works closely with the department director, project managers and/or principal investigators to ensure projects are completed and are in compliance.

c. Writes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Manual of Procedures (MOPs), and ensure all documentation is compliant.

d. Maintains documentation as needed for projects and programs.

e. Uses quantitative and qualitative research methods skills to participate in the design, coordination and conduct of research projects.

f. Fosters collaboration between team members, both internal and external to the department.

g. May coordinate focus groups or participate in other qualitative data collection.

2. Datamanagement and analysis

a. Reviews study files and produces queries for network sites.

b. Compiles data, conducts research assignments, summarizes and present findings, and prepares flow charts and Excel worksheets to update and represent research progress.

c. Integrates data by linking clinical data to bench results and bioinformatics data output.

d. Archives study specific documentation and correspondence.

e. Uses advanced programming and statistical expertise to manage and analyze data.

f. Responsible for managing large and/or complex datasets.

g. Coordinates development of datasets, data cleaning, data validation, and data reporting.

h. Summarizes and interprets complex analyses.

i. Maintains detailed documentation of data management and programming codes.

3. Preparesmaterials and drafts sections of presentations and written documents

a. Assists in writing grants, progress reports and protocols and manages submission deadlines for federal funding opportunities.

b. Prepares materials for presentations.

c. Organizes and formats data for presentations, publications, and internal use.

d. Creates charts, graphs, and tables to summarize analysis results.

e. Drafts section of research proposals.

f. Contributes to peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts.


· Master’s Degree Preferred

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Excellent organizational skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Excellent critical thinking skills

· Detail oriented

Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:


  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

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

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


  • Occasional: 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.

  • Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.

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

Job Research

Organization: VICTR 104242

Title: Health Policy Services Analyst II

Location: TN-Nashville-2525 West End Ave

Requisition ID: 1804449