Data Scientist

Change Healthcare
Change Healthcare

  • US
  • Post Date: 19 October 2020
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Job Overview

Transforming the future of healthcare isn’t something we take lightly. It takes teams of the best and the brightest, working together to make an impact.

As one of the largest healthcare technology companies in the U.S., we are a catalyst to accelerate the journey toward improved lives and healthier communities.

Here at Change Healthcare, we’re using our influence to drive positive changes across the industry, and we want motivated and passionate people like you to help us continue to bring new and innovative ideas to life.
If you’re ready to embrace your passion and do what you love with a company that’s committed to supporting your future, then you belong at Change Healthcare.

Pursue purpose. Champion innovation. Earn trust. Be agile. Include all. 

Overview of Position
The Data Scientist analyzes & applies anonymized healthcare information to enable better healthcare outcomes & costs, for Change Healthcare, its customers and other key constituents.

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

  • Analyze anonymized healthcare information to support Change Healthcare and our customers & partners objectives, which include better healthcare outcomes, improved effectiveness and efficiency, enhanced access for those who need care, and strengthened health and wellness for patients and consumers.
  • Create input for thought leadership projects that shape and advance the responsible use of data to improve healthcare in the US.
  • Analyze healthcare trends. Understand drivers for health & wellness for both individuals and the health ecosystem at large. Use this understanding to help create predictive models projecting future healthcare conditions, outcomes and economics.
  • Effective collaborator (within CHC and with customers). Success requires effective internal teamwork (IT, legal, account management, executives) and key external constituents.
  • What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Data Solutions Field or related area.
  • Bachelor’s degree required (ideally with strong concentration in statistics or programming.
  • Advanced SQL expertise with at least 1-2 years’ experience working with large datasets (30 million records +).
  • Expertise extracting large datasets and presenting in Excel or Spotfire.
  • Basic to intermediate understanding of statistics (predictions, statistical significance, normalization, etc.).
  • Ability to summarize complex insights in plain English (for eventual consumption by the business and/or customers).
  • What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Healthcare billing and/or clinical data experience highly desirable (but not necessary).
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Demonstrates curiosity/determination/iteration/innovation in using data to improve healthcare.
  • Experience matching/linking multiple datasets to create cohesive, longitudinal analytic datasets.
  • Ability to interpret abstract concepts to developer compelling insight, while ensuring their statistical validity.
  • Internal burning desire to succeed, yet a team player.
  • What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?

    General office demands




    Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

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