Senior Principal Data Scientist – 1212 Deming (180023OC)

University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation

Job Overview

Are you looking to take your Data Science career to the next level? As a Senior Principal Data Scientist, you will have the opportunity to:
Impact human health.
Build healthcare solutions and make an impact on how Data Science infrastructure will look in the organization.
Create a Natural Language Processing (NLP) pipeline. At UW Health, you will have access to:
Rare opportunities to collaborate with well-known researchers at the University of Wisconsin Madison and the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) on cutting-edge research.
Copious amounts of data.
Opportunities to work in an open work environment and culture. As an organization, we are recognized as one of the nations top 20 hospitals. We are also considered one of the most progressive and prominent medical centers in the country. As a city, Madison is consistently ranked as one of the Best Places to Live.
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Education: Minimum Bachelors degree in Healthcare, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Data Science, or related field (four years relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirement). Preferred Masters degree or Doctorate in Healthcare, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Data Science, or related field.
Work Experience: Preferred Ten (10) years of relevant data analysis or analytics experience in healthcare (provider or payor). Three (3) years of experience using Epic Chronicles, Epic Registries, Epic Clarity, and/or Epic Caboodle Data Warehouse. Extensive project management experience, including agile methods.
Licenses and Certifications:
Preferred Epic certifications in any subject area.
Major Responsibilities:
Deliver Analytic Solutions
Develop a community of colleagues across UW Health, SMPH and our partners for skills/competencies. Grow the number of people who demonstrate very good (Intermediate) competency in area of expertise.
Represent UW Health in regional and/or national workgroups, committees or professional organizations related to area of expertise.
Manage initiatives & projects of significant complexity and risk. Provide leadership to assigned client areas or teams. Maintain prioritized roadmap, develop work estimates, and ensure successful delivery to support strategic planning and initiatives, improve organizational performance, and advance progress towards UW Health goals. o Leverage knowledge and skill with a variety of query tools (e.g. SQL, R, Python), analytic techniques, tools, platforms, to analyze large quantities of data, from multiple sources, to design, create, and maintain, dashboards, business plans, forecasts, projections and presentations, models, algorithms, and statistical and financial analyses.
Use knowledge of healthcare industry, market environment, and clinical and business workflows and activities, to inform solution design and development to execute original solutions in a problem space that is unique and critical to the organization.
Independently (with minimal oversight) develop and maintain trusted advisor relationships with business, clinical, and operations leaders at the senior leadership level and with external partners, that include guidance for optimizing use of analytic capabilities and deliverables, and prioritization based on strategic vision. Improve Processes and Standards
Lead improvement teams and projects within Enterprise Analytics and IS.
Lead the development and delivery of training relevant to area of expertise. Effective Team Member
Collaborate with IS leader colleagues to drive continuous improvement within UW Health IS.
Consistently demonstrate a very high level of teamwork, partnership and collaboration. Be the team member that everyone wants to work with.
Consistently demonstrate a very high level of personal accountability and lead by example in following policies and procedures.
Actively mentor other colleagues by contributing experience and insight to the team and to UW Health. Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Multiple successful large analytics initiatives where you had a significant role in conceiving, designing, developing, and implementing the initiative, including the appropriate organizational change management.
Consistent demonstrated success in data-driven change management including analyzing information, determining the story that the data tells, developing insights, and implementing change.
Advanced or expert knowledge and demonstrated successful delivery in multiple, preferably three (3) or more, analytics competencies. Domains include, but are not limited to: business intelligence, predictive analytics, text analytics, statistics, machine learning, analytic tools and platforms, data management, data architecture, data governance, analytics education/learning, ontology, metadata, business planning and development, cost accounting, financial modeling/analysis, quality measurement, clinical care, health outcomes, social determinants of health, and/or claims.
Very good analytical thinking, critical thinking, project management, and SQL competencies.
Very good subject matter expertise in one or more areas such as hospital operations, ambulatory operations, population health management, performance measure development, healthcare administration, patient satisfaction, strategic planning, market analysis, labor and productivity analytics, financial modeling, cost accounting, revenue cycle management, and/or survey design/development.
Demonstrates professional standards related to data access, data security, data sensitivity, and data confidentiality. Physical Requirements:
Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.
Work Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department
UW Health Administrative Facilities – UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.
UW Hospital and Clinics benefits
UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual witSenior Principal Data Scientist - 1212 Deming (180023OC) 1

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