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Director of Data Engineering, Claims and Population Health

We Are Hiring

Director of Data Engineering, Claims and Population Health 

*This position can be based out of our St. Louis, Chicago, Austin, or Nashville locations*

Have you heard? Ascension Technologies, one of the largest healthcare information technology services in the country, is making a shift in their IT space!

Join the IT revolution with us as we turn our attention from technology that supports our national health system to developing, deploying, and driving technology that will change the face of healthcare.

If you enjoy creating something new, dreaming big, and have a passion for your expertise we encourage you to apply!

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Technologies  leverages technology to create collaborative solutions that improve everyday health decisions. The technology enables seamless access to data across all applications transforming the customer experience when interacting with technology and enhancing our ability across Ascension to better serve communities with greater agility and responsiveness.  It is used to provide insightful use of automation and data-drive improvements to enhance the provider, patient and consumer experience as well as keeping cybersecruity with a strong posture to protect data and other valuable assets.  

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. 

What You Will Do

As Director of Data Engineering, Claims & Population Health with Ascension Technologies, you will manage and lead the creation of claims and population health related data sets and data marts on Google Cloud Platform. You will be a member of the team working collaboratively with others to apply your advanced breadth of knowledge related to data development and deployment, as well as your expertise in design to deliver data that sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

With more than 4,000 associates, Ascension Technologies enables access to data across applications, transforming how clinicians and patients interact with technology, which enhances our ability to better serve communities with greater agility and responsiveness. Our associates leverage technology to create collaborative solutions that improve health decisions every day. We believe you should be a tech founder not a fixer – that’s how we do tech at Ascension technologies. We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words, and we are developing software solutions to support that mission.

Responsibilities:

  • Leverages knowledge of data engineering and management practices to recommend platform strategies, policies, and procedures.
  • Provides guidance on best practices related to data engineering and platform delivery and governance.

  • Develops departmental goals, plans and standards consistent with the technological, clinical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.

  • Plans, organizes and directs all activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating, disciplinary actions and continuing education initiatives.
  • Prepares departmental budgets and ensures the department operates in compliance with allocated funding.
  • Coordinates and directs internal/external audits.
  • Directs and evaluates all departmental activities including research, design and development of new technologies, service level determination and complaint management.
  • Develops partnership with senior management.
  • Works with other senior managers and senior users in strategic technology issues.
  • Establishes strategic direction and oversight in order to ensure that technology resources will be optimized and expenses managed.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience with data development.
  • 2 years of leadership or management experience required.
  • 10 years of experience is preferred.
  • Experience with data modeling, data pipelines, and data development in a cloud environment is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with claims and population health is a plus. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Job ID: 401754
Category: Information Systems
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: St Louis, MO

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