Senior Data Scientist

Banner Health Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago

Primary City/State:

Tucson, Arizona

Department Name:

HP Statewide IS Core Adm Sys

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Information Technology

Health care is constantly changing, and at Banner Health, we are at the front of that change. We are leading health care to make the experience the best it can be.

We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.

As a Senior Data Scientist in Business Performance, it's all about the data. On this team you will need to use your critical thinking skills and your industry experience to work through complex situations in order to provide predictive, prescriptive and insightful analytics that ultimately make Banner a better place.

As a Senior Data Scientist you will be responsible for providing data and analytic support for a specific subject matter area. This includes working with large databases and applying quantitative methodologies using advance analytical tools.

In this position you will proactively identify new opportunities for the organization to improve on, using advanced scientific approaches and methods. You will also perform substantive, comprehensive, and quantitative analyses to produce data-driven solutions and recommendations to position the company competitively relative to outcomes, operations and profitability. Provides some training to peers within immediate team. This position will work with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams to improve business outcomes.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options, so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

Banner University Health Plans (BUHP) manage a variety of health plans. Our mission is to advance health and wellness through education, research and patient care.

About Banner Health Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing data and analytic support for a specific subject matter area. This includes working with large databases and applying quantitative methodologies using advance analytical tools.

This position proactively identifies new opportunities for the organization to improve on, using advanced scientific approaches and methods. Performs substantive, comprehensive, and quantitative analyses to produce data-driven solutions and recommendations to position the company competitively relative to outcomes, operations and profitability. Provides some mentorship and training to peers within immediate team and other teams across the organization. This position will work with a wide range of stakeholders and functional teams to improve business outcomes.

CORE FUNCTIONS

1.Interprets internal and external business challenges and recommends best practices to improve services, processes or products.

2.Solves complex problems. Takes a broad perspective including coordination with others outside own work unit, to identify innovative solutions.

3.Anticipates customer needs; assesses requirements and identifies new solutions. Interacts primarily with department and cross-department peers, supervisor, customers, peers' managers, patients and physicians.

4.Makes decisions guided by policies in non- standard situation. Impacts the achievement of operational, project or service objectives. Monitors and controls costs of own work and may manage budgets for moderate sized projects or programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in the field of Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Health Services Research, Process Engineering, Business or related field.

A minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience or equivalent with inferential statistics, A/B testing, machine learning, predictive modeling and statistical analysis techniques in a healthcare or similar environment. Must have experience in working with cross functional departments in order to serve as a liaison and provide relevant guidance or leadership.

Must have strong project management skills and ability to work independently, manage large and multiple projects while organizing priorities. Excellent communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills are required. Must have strong technical skills (SQL, SAS, Tableau, etc.). Must have knowldege of advance data science methods; examples include prescriptive, cognitive algorithms, big data analytics, commercial and open source Hadoop, data-mining, Python, "R", machine learning, or NLP.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced Degree preferred. Knowledge of subject matters such as process optimization, clinical workflows, population health, public health, disease prediction, readmissions, imaging analytics and in/out-patient monitory and alerting is preferred.

Masters or PhD in Math, Statistics, or related technical field is preferred. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.



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