Data Scientist

Job Id
198180
Job Location
Addison, TX
Employment Type
Full Time Regular
Industry
Health Care
Concentra
20220420T210640Z
Overview

From our Dallas corporate headquarters to our clinics and worksite
locations, Concentra colleagues remain focused on our driving purpose:
to provide superb patient and employer experience by delivering the
highest quality healthcare in an efficient, affordable, caring manner. We
do this by putting all customers (internal and external) first and by
displaying:
o A healing focus
o A selfless heart
o A tireless resolve

POSITION SUMMARY
The Data Scientist (DS) applies scientific principles to healthcare
problems by analyzing complex data sets. Responsibilities include
creating visualizations, developing models to drive data insights and
scale algorithms. The Data Scientist will work with cutting edge cloud-based services and machine learning
algorithms to modernize the way artificial intelligence (AI) is deployed in healthcare. In partnership
with clinicians, cloud partners, and business owners the DS will work backwards from business objectives
to drive scalable machine learning solutions and pull through the appropriate technology as needed. The
incumbent will be a technical leader influencing the analyses and promoting best practices within the team.

 

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Responsibilities

THE DETAILS
• Identify the data-analytics problems that offer the greatest opportunities to the organization
• Determine the correct data sets and variables
• Collect large sets of structured and unstructured data from disparate sources
• Clean and validate the data to ensure accuracy, completeness, and uniformity
• Devise and apply models and algorithms to mine the stores of big data
• Analyze data to identify patterns and trends
• Interpret data to discover solutions and opportunities
• Perform statistical analytical techniques ranging from basic descriptive techniques to advanced
regression and multi-variable techniques, using various statistical software programs
• Communicate findings to stakeholders using visualization and other means
• Make recommendations for new metrics, apply analytical techniques, and build ML models to
improve insights for clinical analytics
• Maintain an understanding of the latest trends in data science and machine learning
• Lead development, execution, and validation of highly complex algorithms and predictive models
from large sets of data
• Partner with business subject matter experts to select relevant sources of information and collect
necessary data
• Communicate new knowledge and insights gained from mining and analyzing large data sets
• Transfer knowledge and concepts to IS and business teams that are implementing the actual system

Mentor and work collaboratively with other data scientists on specific projects, improving team
infrastructure and participate in methodology and code reviews
• Research and implement novel ML approaches to accelerate interoperability, knowledge
extraction, enterprise search, real-time workflow orchestration, and more

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties
or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and
activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Qualifications

SCOPE MEASURES
• Direct reports: No
• Indirect reports: No
• Budget responsibility: No

LOCATION

Dallas, Texas 

Hybrid Schedule 

Not 100% remote 

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS
• Master’s Degree in Health Science-related discipline, public health, statistics, economics,
mathematics, healthcare, or related quantitative field from an accredited college or university or
equivalent education and experience
• In lieu of undergraduate degree, the ratio is 1:1 meaning one year of college equals one year of
work experience and vice versa

JOB-RELATED EXPERIENCE
• Customarily has at least five years of experience in data mining and statistical analysis
• Customarily has at least five years of experience with SQL and statistical software packages
(Python, R, SAS/SPSS)
• Technical experience and data management skills including data extraction, transformation,
metadata capabilities
• Advanced proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience using business intelligence tools (Tableau/MicroStrategy/Power BI) and data
frameworks
• Track record of publications

JOB-RELATED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES
• Concentra Core Competencies of Service Mentality, Attention to Detail, Sense of Urgency,
Initiative and Flexibility
• Ability to make decisions or solve problems by using logic to identify key facts, explore
alternatives, and propose quality solutions
• Outstanding customer service skills as well as the ability to deal with people in a manner which
shows tact and professionalism
• The ability to properly handle sensitive and confidential information (including HIPAA and PHI)
in accordance with federal and state laws and company policies
• Have a keen ability to analyze, extract, normalize, understand, and label relevant healthcare data
• Ability to document technical requirements, code comments, and compile white papers to relay
technical methodology and key findings
• Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment with peers that have a range of technical
aptitudes to understand business requirements and build analytical solutions to achieve key
business goals
• Passionate about working with data, relentless in focus on quality, have a solution mindset, and
focused to answer key healthcare challenges.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively
• Strong math skills
• Problem-solving aptitude
• Intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness are highly desirable qualities

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Benefits

Employee Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Medical, Vision, Prescription, Telehealth, & Dental Plans
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Colleague Referral Bonus Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Employee Discounts

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation, if required.

*This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management*

 

Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans 

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