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.
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.
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.
Internal Number: R4129
About Banner Health
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.