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Application Developer, Biomedical Informatics

**JOB SUMMARY:**

Designs, models, and develops data models and ETL solutions necessary for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence solutions, under occasional guidance. Provides support services for database object creation, performance, monitoring, tuning and capacity planning. Builds physical data structures. Enforces policies and procedures for maintaining the security and integrity of the database Implements small development projects or components of large projects.

**Department/Unit Summary:**

The mission of the Vanderbilt Department of Biomedical informatics has complementary themes that include education, research, service, and a commitment to our colleagues in our own institution and around the world. The Educational Mission is to educate undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate trainees in the theory and practice of biomedical informatics. The Research and Service Mission is to develop and evaluate innovative technologies for the storage, retrieval, dissemination, and application of biomedical knowledge, in order to support clinical practice, biomedical research, life-long learning, and administration and as a result, to contribute to the professional body of knowledge in the field of biomedical informatics. The Professional and Ethical Mission is to maintain cooperation and collegiality with all those who learn and work with us locally, nationally, and internationally; and, to develop and disseminate ethical and professional standards for the conduct of biomedical informatics research and for the use and evaluation of health care informatics applications.

**Position Shift:**

Day Shift/ Exempt Position

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**Additional Key Elements/ Responsibilities:**

**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:**

+ ·Maintains primary responsibility and oversight for multiple large patient databases with millions of rows of data.·Designs, develops, modifies and implements database systems programs and applications using T-SQL, Data Modelling, and Relational Database design.·Actively writes SQL queries with minimal supervision from faculty supervisors.·Serves as technical resource to users and others in the research group in the field of database management.·Liaisons with information architects to develop data models for the repository.·Supports Informatics and clinical research personnel for database manipulation, data cleaning, and analysis activities.·Actively identifies and participates in training, education and development activities to improve own knowledge and performance to sustain and enhance professional development.

**CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:**

+ ·Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.·Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.·Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.·Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.

**Position Qualifications:**

**·** **Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years experience required.**

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**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.

**Movement**

+ 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: 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.

+ Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

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

+ Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

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

**Sensory**

+ 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** _Research_

**Organization:** _Biomedical Informatics 104785_

**Title:** _Application Developer, Biomedical Informatics_

**Location:** _TN-Nashville-2525 West End Ave_

**Requisition ID:** _2009128_

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Application Developer, Biomedical Informatics

Full time
Nashville, TN

Published on 09/20/2020