Working as a data scientist for the organization, provides expertise on highly complex system applications and advanced quantitative methodologies while working with large databases and other advanced analytical tools. This position proactively identifies new opportunities for the organization to improve on, using advanced scientific approaches and methods. This includes analyzing highly complex data and building complex predictive algorithms, reports and/or data repositories and other presentation materials. Develops enhanced methods of data analysis which facilitates both quality and efficiency. Maybe responsible for leading cross functional teams using project management skills to achieve desired results.
Generate analyses / models that will drive Banner to identify new opportunities and risk-factors with optimal clinical pathways to drive patient outcomes, across the full continuum of patient care. Conducts extensive predictive modeling and data mining.
Develop a strong relationship with technology partners and collaborate in several areas, including application design, system optimization, programming complex models, transferring large data feeds, and staying current on emerging technology related to all systems.
Establish and define processes, documentation and standards for data quality, and provide expert advice to end users on data access to ensure adherence to critical operating standards of care.
Partner across continuum of care and various functional areas to understand internal customer needs related to service excellence, including but not limited to analytical, technology and automated reporting needs and determine the appropriate course of action, and make recommendations in an actionable format including to senior management, to achieve desired business results.
Facilitate cross-functional teams and/or leads projects with regional or company-wide scope to implement system or policy changes, determine policies and manage process improvement and redesign. This may also include providing oversight, general work direction or leadership to individuals on the team. Creates presentations and/or reports for management involving significant detailed analysis of multiple or highly complex data sources.
Perform analysis of highly complex customer needs. Manages and supports the identification and research of new developments and uses of current systems and applications, as well as upgraded systems and applications to meet customer needs. Products may include, but are not limited to; online applications and complex reports.
Maintain optimal operation of departmental applications in partnership with IT or external software vendor, as appropriate. This may include leading the implementation, maintenance, testing and/or functional design. Coordinate activities of any third party data or research vendors to manage quality and consistent reports, always looking for enhancements.
Keeps current on industry, standard and regulatory/compliance issues within assigned areas. Provides system and analytic consultation on these issues to customers.
Must possess a Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Epidemiology, Computer Sciences or related field.
Must have established record of using advanced knowledge of statistics, predictive modeling, and data mining, to drive organizational results
Must have significant knowledge of cross functional departments in order to serve as a liaison and provide relevant guidance or leadership as well as strong project management skills. A level of experience as would typically be obtained in no less than seven years working with extremely complex data environments and/ or systems. Must demonstrate ability to lead complex projects and cross-functional teams to resolve, implement or reach consensus on issues. Thorough working knowledge of applicable software and/or database applications. Advanced organizational skills as well as impeccable oral and written communication and human relation skills are required.
Experience with department specific software, including advanced integrated or independent report writing applications. Healthcare experience preferred. A Masters degree or higher in relevant field is preferred. Additional related education and/or experience preferred. Expert knowledge of statistical modeling tools such as SAS, SPSS, R etc, or advanced experience in ETL work, and data architecture. Experience with department specific software (Cerner, NextGen, Centricity, Peribirth, TSI, and Quality Advisor), including advanced integrated or independent report writing applications.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 261172
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.