Data Scientist Consultant
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 4/8/2017

Job Description



Job:  Other Non-Clinical Professional

Organization:  Adventist Health System Corporate Office

Shift:  Adventist Health System - Courtland

Job Posting:  Full-time

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Data Scientist Consultant position that will be based in our Florida Division Strategy department.  This position is based at our office in Orlando, FL.
The Data Scientist’s primary responsibility is to communicate complex data or algorithms into simple conclusions that will empower others to drive business improvement actions across the healthcare continuum based on the derived insights.  This individual will identify and quantify market opportunities, forecast market behavior, and analyze ways to maximize use of current physical assets.  The Data Scientist, Market Insights is an individual who is an effective communicator, self-motivated, and able to drive insights into actions that improve decision-making and business results.  Participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Specific job duties include:
  • Ability to measure historical performance and apply learnings to forecast future market trends and utilization behavior
  • Ability to use critical thinking and analytical skills to create models for services or products that do not have publically reported data
  • Identify relevant algorithms and processes for data-driven solutions; code those identified to produce actionable results
  • Design, build, and extract large and complex data sets while thinking strategically about uses of data and how data use interacts with data design
  • Ability to structure analysis with efficiency and repeatability in mind
  • Document and share thought process, code, and conclusions
  • Perform exploratory data analysis to provide insight into business questions; summarize in graphs, charts, or other visual representations
  • Consistently communicate on status of project deliverables
  • Provide analysis and statistical data the organization can use to make operational changes, target specific goals and refine processes
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and present with all levels of staff – executives, management, as well as external contacts, consultants, and physicians – both written and verbally
  • Ability to work effectively at both detail and big-picture levels and to drive projects forward
  • Ability to conduct oneself professionally, maintain confidence and confidentiality as well as integrity and objectivity
  • Ability to make sound recommendations with sound analysis that add significant and broad benefits to the company
  • Ability to be self-motivated requiring negligible management supervision
  • Ability to multi-task

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in a quantitative or computing field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics or Industrial Engineering

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree required
  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Econometrics, Predictive Analytics, or related field preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Expertise in statistical modeling and predictive analytics techniques, such as regression analysis and decision trees
  • Ability to use advanced statistical modeling techniques to convert data into actionable market insights
  • Strong problem-solving skills with ability to think and act strategically
  • Superb communication skills explaining complex quantitative models to Business Development, Marketing, and Senior Executives
  • Achieve defined project goals within customer deadlines; proactively communicate status and escalate issues as needed
  • Strong programming skills for pulling data, quantifying, and visualizing results
  • Comfortable using varied platforms and applications such as SQL
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel and Access) and statistical packages, such as Minitab and SPSS
  • Quality-focused with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proven experience in Qlikview
  • Working knowledge of Minitab, survey techniques, and research methodology preferred
  • Knowledge in SQL preferred

If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.