JOB SUMMARY (overview of job): The Data Scientist position develops predictive models on datasets to address various business problems through leveraging advanced statistical modeling, operations research, machine learning, or data mining techniques.
The Data Scientist is a member of a cross functional team, producing innovative solutions driven by data analysis from complex databases. Using a flexible, analytical approach to design, develop, and evaluate predictive models and advanced algorithms’ that lead to optimal value extraction from the data.
The Data Scientist will work with other staff in developing and maintaining efficiency/optimization analysis, financial analysis, and strategic planning for inpatient and outpatient services including library mining models, tools, workflows and reports to support operational departments regarding medical costs, utilization, provider performance and patient outcomes. The Data Scientist will provide and develop the analytics tools that can be used by other staff with non-technical expertise. The Healthcare Data Scientist will collaborate with leadership, program managers and staff to turn data into critical information and knowledge to be used to make sound organizational decisions.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Statistics or enrolled in a program with successful completion within one year of hire.Demonstrated ability to use knowledge of current techniques, and develop new methodologies.Experience in developing and applying machine learning algorithms in health and healthcare application settings.
Aptitudes: Demonstrated ability to effectively and creatively solve problems without immediate supervision. *Demonstrated ability to plan and use time wisely and to effectively manage multiple projects with multiple timelines. *Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups of people, including the ability to persuade others' decision-making and present information in a positive light. *Demonstrated ability to effectively work with customers to meet identified needs and to cooperatively resolve issues and implement solutions.