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Partnering with you to live your best life. At Centra, we want to listen carefully and get to know you well. We want to understand your hopes, goals and dreams. We want to do our part so you can be your very best - as you define it. This remains true whether you are a patient, a Centra Caregiver, or a member of the communities we serve. As a candidate considering employment with our organization, we want you to understand that it is our mission to help partner with you throughout each stage of your career.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Consistent with long-standing practices requiring health care workers to be vaccinated against serious infectious diseases for the safety of patients and staff, Centra will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all new and current employees and those who work in Centra facilities as a condition of their employment. If hired to work at Centra, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Medical and religions exemptions may be requested.

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Job Description:

The Senior Data Scientist will engage with executive leaders as well as general leadership to guide and conduct studies utilizing latest predictive modeling techniques, rigorously tested hypotheses, and completed analyses to turn data into actionable insights. The results of this work aim to modernize patient care, ensuring proper treatment utilization, and improve patient outcomes.

Qualifications/Education/Licensure: 7+ years relevant experience + Bachelor’s degree or 2-7+ years relevant experience + Master’s Degree or 0-2 years relevant experience + Ph.D required. Understanding of and experience using advanced analytics concepts (e.g., supervised/unsupervised learning, natural language processing, linear programming, simulation, etc.) Strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts and analytics-driven findings to healthcare leaders potentially including C-level executives, and to explain business processes, concepts, challenges, and issues to technical resources. Experience in visualizing data to communicate findings. Professional experience and programming proficiency in R, SAS, Python, JavaScript, C++ or other object orientated languages. Experienced querying relational databases using SQL. 5+ years’ experience specifically using ETL / advanced analytics tools to analyze large data sets from multiple data sources in a big data environment (Such as ADL, Snowflake, Data Bricks, etc.) preferred. Machine Learning experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Healthcare / Revenue Cycle experience strongly preferred. Strong ability to communicate highly complex concepts and implications to business / c-suite audiences.

Our care givers at Centra are the most valuable asset we have and it is our mission and commitment to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment.

When recruiting and retaining talent at Centra, our hiring needs are based on matching a candidates job qualifications with our job requirements and department needs without regard to race, color, age, religion or belief, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Centra is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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