Data Scientist

The Data Scientist will be responsible for providing relevant healthcare data and analytics expertise externally and internally for client deliverables. The incumbent will be intricately involved in running analytical experiments in a methodical manner, and will regularly evaluate alternate models via theoretical approaches.

Essential Functions

  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate Tandigm’s commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care, and concern with each and every internal and external customer.
  • Understand key performance measures and indicators that drive the organization’s measurement, reporting, and analytics across key data sources and functions such as medical claims transactions, pharmacy claims, EMR/EHR, lab transactions, and other emerging data assets.
  • With minimal guidance, use advanced statistical and computational methodologies to deliver insights and strategic opportunities to improve the quality, patient experience, and cost of healthcare.
  • Establish scalable, efficient, and automated processes for large scale data analyses and model development, validation, and implementation.
  • Proactively monitor and analyze complex systems to understand, diagnose, and continuously improve key performance indicators.
  • Collaborate with management and clinical leaders to understand business requirements and deliver appropriate data science solutions to meet organizational needs.
  • Research and develop statistical learning models for data analysis.
  • Perform analytics against healthcare data to support client initiatives using SQL-based programming tools.
  • Continue to develop broader and deeper knowledge of data assets and analytic methodologies every day.
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trends
  • Communicate results and ideas to management.
  • Optimize joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design
  • Use, protect, and disclose Tandigm’s patients’ protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Education

  • BS degree in statistics, computer science, applied math or related field; Master’s Degree Preferred.

Experience

  • 7+ years practical experience with SAS, ETL, data processing, database programming and data analytics
  • Extensive background in data mining and statistical analysis
  • Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation
  • Excellent pattern recognition and predictive modeling skills
  • Experience with programming languages such as Java/Python an asset

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of behavioral, epidemiology, or biostatistics Informatics and analysis to completion of significant projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.

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