Research Analyst I – Institute for Medicine and Public Health
Vanderbilt University Medical Center leads a diverse partnership in spearheading the MidSouth Practice Transformation Network (PTN) as part of CMS' Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPi). The overarching goals of TCPi are to support more than 140,000 clinicians nationwide to improve patient health outcomes while saving $1 to 4 billion in unnecessary healthcare spending. Our PTN focuses on transforming primary and specialty care practices across Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky, and Arkansas with the overall goal of providing patients with higher quality care and better clinical outcomes at lower cost.
The Research Analyst will provide project coordination and support across all workstreams including Practice Improvement and Transformation, metrics and performance evaluation, and Operations.
The responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
· Collect and organize data from a variety of reference sources
· Prepare charts, graphs, and tables
· Perform preliminary analysis
· Assist in investigating and gathering data
· Assist in preparing project documentation
· Coordinate meetings and meeting notes
· Update manual and/ or automated database file and maintain records
· Coordinate conference and other travel
· Assist with presentations and other documents
· May plan and assign work
· Order supplies and equipment
· Other duties as assigned
This position requires a Bachelor's degree.
Preferred experience and skills include but are not limited to the following:
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Excellent organizational skills
· Excellent time management and planning skills
· Proficiency with MS Office programs and ability to quickly learn new programs
This is a full-time position.
Salary is dependent upon 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 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 disea...se.
As the 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.
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