Senior Clinical Data Scientist, Actuary

Livongo Health, Inc. Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 months ago

The Opportunity

Teladoc Health is transforming how people access and experience healthcare. Recognized as the world leader in virtual care, we are partnering with over a thousand clients to serve hundreds of thousands (soon millions!) of people living with chronic conditions every day. Teladoc Health offers a whole person virtual care platform that empowers all people everywhere to live their healthiest lives by transforming the healthcare experience, from acute and primary care to chronic care, mental health, and specialty care. Our team of data scientists aggregate and interpret substantial amounts of health data and information to create actionable, personalized, and timely health signals for our members. This approach delivers better clinical and financial outcomes while creating a different and better healthcare experience for people everywhere.

Bring your actuarial skills to the cutting-edge digital healthcare arena! In this job you will partner with our Clinical Analytics and Data Science teams to answer pressing questions in healthcare in new ways. You will be at the intersection of multiple fascinating disciplines, learning and innovating every day.

In your role as a Sr. Clinical Data Scientist, Actuary, you will help define, evaluate, and execute value-based payment strategies. You'll leverage your skills in financial modeling, cost and utilization study design, scenario modeling, and forecasting. You'll help us address our internal and client's questions around value and payment model design, help us assess population risk, and deliver insights that help us grow our business responsibly.

For ultimate success in this role, you'll demonstrate comfort in both actuarial principles and healthcare, as well as the ability to collaborate with our internal/external teams. We're looking for a content expert in financial modeling, cost and utilization analytics, and forecasting of program impacts, who can also serve as a strategic and thoughtful partner to internal and external customers. Your core competencies include creative problem solving, curiosity, the ability to collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders, and the ability to execute.

Ready to apply your actuarial background to advance the virtual care landscape? We want to hear from you today!


  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, probability, statistics, finance, and business to calculate financial outcomes, perform scenario analysis, and assess risk

  • Design and apply approaches to project the impact of our products for different populations

  • Design, perform, and review actuarial studies related to medical/pharmacy care costs, utilization, and trends

  • Perform modeling of payment methodologies to help guide decisions around risk

  • Support and evaluate program evaluations and provide feedback on actuarial assumptions

  • Evaluate and apply risk score methodologies

  • Clearly and succinctly communicate key insights to stakeholders with varied backgrounds in a refined and professional way

  • Provide actuarial consultation and subject matter expert support for our internal and external clients

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or closely related field

  • 4+ years' experience as a healthcare actuary or related role

  • Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA) or Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA)

  • Basic understanding of program evaluation and causal inference

  • In-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry, including managed care organizations, pharmaceutical benefit management organizations, government systems, hospital systems and integrated care systems

  • Technical skills to analyze cost and utilization metrics, forecast outcomes, and evaluate program impacts with strong attention to detail

  • Business skills to translate the meaning behind numbers, triage multiple projects, and effectively problem solve

  • Verbal and written communication skills to convey actuarial/analytics findings to non-technical audiences

  • People skills to maintain productive goal-achieving relationships with colleagues and external collaborators, even if numbers are your first love

  • Microsoft Excel skills that amaze your non-actuarial friends

  • Data analysis skills (R, SQL, SAS, Python and/or other software packages)

  • A consultant's skill for designing insights

Impress us even more:

  • Experience with designing and evaluating value-based care programs, population health programs, and/or risk adjustment mechanisms

  • Experience with Medicare programs and data

  • Technical interest and experience with data visualization

Why Join Teladoc Health?

A New Category in Healthcare: Teladoc Health is transforming the healthcare experience and empowering people everywhere to live healthier lives.

Our Work Truly Matters: Recognized as the world leader in whole-person virtual care, Teladoc Health uses proprietary health signals and personalized interactions to drive better health outcomes across the full continuum of care, at every stage in a person's health journey.

Make an Impact: In more than 175 countries and ranked Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms in 2020, Teladoc Health leverages more than a decade of expertise and data-driven insights to meet the growing virtual care needs of consumers and healthcare professionals.

Focus on PEOPLE: Teladoc Health has been recognized as a top employerby numerous media and professional organizations. Talented, passionate individuals make the difference, in this fast-moving, collaborative, and inspiring environment.

Diversity and Inclusion:At Teladoc Health we believe that personal and professional diversity is the key to innovation. We hire based solely on your strengths and qualifications, and the way in which those strengths can directly contribute to your success in your new position.

Growth and Innovation: We've already made healthcare yet remain on the threshold of very big things. Come grow with us and support our mission to make a tangible difference in the lives of our Members.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never have and never will discriminate against any job candidate or employee due to age, race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, membership in an employee organization, medical condition, family history, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status or pregnancy (including breastfeeding - we have a mother's room in both our offices). In our innovative and inclusive workplace, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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