We Are Hiring
Sr Data Scientist - Nashville, TN
Do you want to be part of a company with a bigger mission? We are looking for a candidate with strong skills in large datasets, EHR and claims. If this sounds like you come join the Ascension family and directly influence change and improve lives in healthcare.
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
What You Will Do
The Sr. Data Scientist, Health Outcomes is responsible for the economic and clinical evaluation of population health management programs providing transparency and guidance on intervention impact and consultation on ways to improve population health outcomes.
The overall goal of the Health Outcomes team is to provide data driven decision support that drives Ascension’s population health management outcomes through iterative testing and improvement.
What You Will Need
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
Master's degree/ PHD strongly preferred.
5+ years of relevant experience.
Technical expertise in the realms of data analysis, statistical modeling, and health economics and outcomes analysis.
Strong business acumen and healthcare domain knowledge.
SQL proficiency and experience in data acquisition and cleansing required.
Experience in one or more formal development languages (e.g. R, Python, etc.) required.
Experience measuring causal effect in real world data.
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