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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Under guidance from team lead and/or senior staff, construct and maintain a relational database (database tables, structures and processes) to allow for efficient and effective analysis and reporting of data. Work under the direction of senior and lead staff to create merged data sets and combine information across systems internal and external to the UMHS utilizing data models and data acquisition and loading plans.  Implement the database management aspects of major new products and programs for the Office of Patient Experience including definition of data requirements, data modeling, data capture, cleaning, design and implementation of database tables, and testing. Coordinate with other team members to determine timing of development efforts and key milestones. Utilize SQL, PL/SQL, ETL and other data tools to load and manipulate internal and external healthcare data.  Create documentation related to database design and data management activities.


Construct and maintain a relational database (integrated database tables, structures and processes) utilizing PL/SQL and ETL tools to combine data from a variety of sources. Implement data models and data acquisition and loading plans. Maintain complex processes and structures to evaluate the integrity, accuracy and completeness of a variety of data sources used in quality reporting. Maintain dashboards or other interactive reporting capabilities. Create and maintain clinical data extracts for payer and HIE partners. Work with clinical analysts and business analysts to ensure that database programming, design and processes meet the business needs for reporting and analysis. Coordinate with other team members to determine the timing of development efforts and key milestones.
Perform testing to ensure data quality and integrity. Create standard documentation related to programming processes and database management activities.
Utilize SQL, PL/SQL and ETL tools to load external healthcare data.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related field, or another bachelor's degree with equivalent experience
  • 3 plus years of experience in information technology, database design or data management
  • Experience with data, including data management, and integration of multiple data sources
  • Excellent collaboration, interpersonal, presentation, written, listening, and verbal communication skills
  • Programming/SQL experience and/or experience reading source code
  • Experience with data extraction, reshape/transform, and loading 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing environment

Desired Qualifications*

  • Epic (vendor) applications, especially Clarity
  • Oracle experience
  • Experience in an analytical environment (e.g., data warehouse, business intelligence)
  • Experience with reporting/querying tools (e.g., Crystal Reporting, Brio Query, MS Access, TOAD)
  • Understanding of web-based application technologies
  • Experience with the University of Michigan Health System (Michigan Medicine) operations and IT 

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.