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Vanderbilt University Medical Center Senior Manager, Pharmacy & Business Data Management in Nashville, Tennessee

Senior Manager, Pharmacy & Business Data Management - 2104064

Job : Pharmacy

Primary Location : TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)

Organization : Pharmacy Rx Solutions 118101

Shift: : First Shift


Senior Manager, Pharmacy & Business Data Management

Vanderbilt Health Rx Solutions, LLC

Vanderbilt Health RX Solutions, LLC is a commercial Specialty Pharmacy Business. We are wholly owned by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), founded on the proven success of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s own specialty pharmacy. Our Pharmacy Business Service draws on years of experience to help our Health System partners to build their own specialty programs. Our Specialty Pharmacy (VHPG) serves patients with complex therapy needs, through relationships with a range of industry partners. Our dynamic and ever-growing pharmacy team is currently seeking a data savvy and entrepreneurial minded individual with a Pharmacy/Healthcare data analytics and IT background.



Reporting to Business and Operations Leadership, this position will be responsible for the development and maintenance of internal and external reporting and analytics needs. This individual will facilitate cross functional coordination, the development of tools for data extraction, report creation and the deployment of both internal and external reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains all pharmacy and business reporting needs, including external pharmacy industry specific reports, business metrics, dashboards, patient outcomes, etc.

  • Provides day to day coordination and cross functional communication for ongoing projects

  • Responsible for creation and deployment of both internal and external reporting

  • Assists the business to develop reporting requirements for third- party contracts

  • Collaborates with VUMC Analytics, IT, and Finance departments to support ongoing department process/system improvements

  • Effectively communicates insights and findings to cross functional team members

  • Assists in the development of client presentations and deliverables

  • Will be a SME and have advanced knowledge of data, modeling, optimization and tools

  • Assists the business to document business and pharmacy technology roadmap needs

Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience writing queries, building reports, creating databases, advanced analytics, and reporting tools (e.g. SQL, Tableau, Oracle, SQL Server experience)

  • Experience developing data structures, working with multiple data feeds, integration requirements

  • Experience with pharmacy dispensing systems, EHRs and other (EnterpriseRx, EPIC, Cerner, CMM, QS/1, or Epic Willow Ambulatory)

  • Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

Other Skills:

  • Cross functional project management skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently on complex projects as well as work collaboratively with other stakeholders, both inside and outside the organization

  • Proactive, self-starter that is interested to learn new technologies and analytic processes

  • Demonstrated experience combing analytical tools and problem-solving skills to drive positive business outcomes

  • Experience with healthcare compliance reporting, and financial analysis


  • Undergraduate Degree in Data Analytics or Computer Science

  • 5-10 years of data analytics experience (pharmacy and business reporting)

  • Understanding of PBM and Payor reporting, service performance reporting, adherence metrics (MPR and PDC)

Department/Unit Summary:

  • Vanderbilt Health Rx Solutions, LLC (VHRxS) is a trusted, academic health system-backed pharmacy services company, founded on the nationally recognized and proven success of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) specialty pharmacy operations. Vanderbilt Health Rx Solutions was created to share this expertise and provide full-scale pharmacy capabilities and infrastructure to health system partners nationwide.

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 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center ), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training

  • Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US

  • Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"

  • The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

  • National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee

  • Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

  • American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 3 years relevant experience

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • Licensed Pharmacist Required

Additional Qualification Information:

  • Per Pharmacy Department policy, all new hires are subject to pre-employment drug screening (post offer), as well as for cause and random drug screening during their tenure with Vanderbilt.

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: Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces

  • 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

Req ID: 2104064

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