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.
The Department of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has a long tradition of innovation. This creative impulse has kept the Vanderbilt Anesthesiology Department in the vanguard of clinical discovery, basic science research, and translational application of new knowledge throughout perioperative medicine.
Vanderbilt Anesthesiology has the intellectual agility to maintain equilibrium and thrive in this unstable environment. We get the right people onto the team, create the right systems of practice to provide optimum patient care, and develop innovative technology to improve the capabilities of our clinicians. We train the future leaders of perioperative medicine in research, clinical innovation and patient care, and we put those skills into practice every day.
Our department is characterized by optimism, excitement, talent, and a commitment to work together to improve our knowledge and the care we provide to our patients. We welcome individuals at all levels who share this commitment and our passion for creating the best perioperative science and medicine.
JOB SUMMARY: Designs, models, configures, tests and installs databases under occasional guidance.
Provides support services for database creation, performance, monitoring, tuning and capacity planning.
Builds physical data structures.
Enforces policies and procedures for maintaining the security and integrity of the database and ensures the database meets availability and disaster recover requirements.
Implements small development projects or components of large projects.
Ability to solve medium to complex problems.
Develops and implements databases supporting enterprise systems.
Performs all aspects of database management including installation, patching, backup and recovery, performance and tuning, security administration and space management.
Ensures databases are secure and protected.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
DATABASE SECURITY (NOVICE): - Has performed security assessments to secure a database environment. Is knowledgeable of security tools, security policies, and copyright law as it relates to the database and the information on it. Able to perform basic database administration on a given product.
DATABASE PERFORMANCE TUNING (NOVICE): - Possesses fundamental proficiency to successfully produce reports and graphs from performance metrics. Can use the facilities available to gather performance data and produce basic reports. Familiar with actions such as redo log buffer latches, database buffer cache size, shared pool size and tuning scripts. Knowledgeable of at least two database systems.
DATABASE BACKUP AND RECOVERY (NOVICE): - Has experience backing up routine files and applications used by the organization. Assures that computer-based work is backed up and the recovery process's tested on a regular basis. Has experience with basic backup tools such as Informix's OnTape, Sybase's Dump, or Oracle's Enterprise Backup Utility, as well as other organizational tools.
PHYSICAL DATABASE MODELING (NOVICE): - Has prepared a simple physical database design or has worked as part of a team designing a more complex physical database. Has defined constraints, including primary keys, foreign keys, other unique keys, and check constraints. Has created views from database tables to summarize data or to provide the user with another perspective of certain data. Has defined simple indexes and snapshots. Has worked with simple server model diagrams that show tables, columns, and relationships within a database, user feedback documentation, and database design documentation.
SERVER INSTALLATION AND UPGRADE (NOVICE): - Has the ability to install software on a specific platform. Demonstrates an ability to resolve problems that may occur during the installation of software. Is capable of understanding the design and purpose of the software being installed.
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.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Analyzes moderately complex problems using technical experience and judgment.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area.
Team Interaction: Provides informal guidance and support to team members.
In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, Vanderbilt University Medical Center provides its faculty and staff members with a benefits package that is comprehensive and flexible. Components for benefits-eligible employees include:
· Health Plan
· Parental Leave
· Life Insurance
· Short-Term Disability
· Long-term Disability
· Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
· Dental Insurance
· Group Discounts
· Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
** Minimum Qualifications Required **
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years relevant experience
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.
Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.