Statistician / Data Scientist

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/26/2018 12:37 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Clinical Staff
Full Time Regular


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The Statistician/Data Scientist will be responsible for developing, regulating, and validating statistical models and other complex data analyses. This position will analyze various portions of our patient population and work independently to develop all stages of the models; including designing control groups, analyzing data, finding outliers, and identifying areas of improvement for the company. Candidate must also be able to build predictive models, understand the core assumptions, and explain the outcomes of these models to senior management. This position will also be involved with measuring the efficacy of predictive algorithms and outpatient interventions. 


  • Collaborates with business partners to provide advice on metrics, statistical methods and research design for development and evaluation of projects and programs.
  • Negotiates and influences sound business decisions by applying knowledge of research methods and principles, industry standards and trends and business perspective.
  • Develops and participates in presentations and consultations to existing and prospective constituents on information services, capabilities and performance results.
  • Directs the development of statistical/analytical procedures, processes, policies, data reports and/or products and quality metrics that support internal and external constituents.
  • Provides thought leadership and direction for analytic solutions, tools and studies.
  • Perform tests on the accuracy and interpretability of the models
  • Develop result reports to be used for improvements in business performance
  • Other duties as assigned


Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics or similar field of study


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • 3+ years of Statistical modeling, required
  • Experience presenting complex statistical information to non-statisticians, required
  • Expert with SQL or other relational databases, required
  • Proven ability to proficiently data mine, required
  • Experience with linear regression and predictive modeling, required
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data analysis and reporting, required
  • Experience with statistical modeling in R, required
  • Experience with clinical trials or clinical outcomes analysis, a plus
  • Healthcare industry experience, preferably with a health plan, a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Expert level attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills across departments and roles
  • Proven ability to proactively manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of health care industry, policy, research design, univariate and multivariate statistical analyses, predictive modeling, case-mix
  • Knowledge of clinical risk adjustment, multivariate analyses, epidemiology or health economics research methods



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