Catholic Health Initiatives Data Scientist - Clinical Strategy in ENGLEWOOD, Colorado

Data Scientist - Clinical Strategy


Job Summary

Primarily responsible for developing advanced statistical

models that will provide insight to Supply Chain leaders, clinicians and

leaders from other stakeholder groups in an effort to optimize resources to

reduce cost for CHI. Works with analysts

in other functional areas to provide comprehensive models and recommendations

for data governance standards. Interprets data into concrete outputs and

recommendations to support supply chain initiatives.

  • Researches and developsstatistical learning models for data analysis, using both structured andunstructured data, including pricing, volumes, and attributes of differentmedical devices and supplies

  • Develops statisticalmodels that isolate key drivers of expense and quantify their impact

  • Develops reproducibleanalytics that draw insight from multiple data sources to provide leaders withcomprehensive understanding of business opportunities

  • Works with ClinicalDecision Teams to discuss data outputs

  • Produces forecasts foractivities, savings, and resources necessary to achieve Supply Chain targets

  • Creates data collectionmodels that generate insight to the magnitude of physician preference inregards to supply contracts

  • Works closely withanalysts and stakeholders in other CHI business functions to develop an analystcommunity, eliminating information gaps across functional areas

  • Contributes to the developmentof data governance standards


Job Requirements


  • RequiredMaster’s or PhD in a related field (e.g., mathematics, statistics, computerscience, engineering)

  • Technicalskills in relevant software (e.g., SQL, Python, C )

  • Anequivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.


  • Minimumof 5 years of related experience OR,

  • Ifno degree, a minimum of 5 years of related experience in the discipline;

  • Demonstratedanalytical experience or purchasing experience required.

  • Progressiveexperience in project management preferred.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills andAbilities

  • Ableto function independently, adapt quickly to changing environments and open tonew ideas

  • Focuseson skill-building and role modeling at all levels of the organization to ensurea consistent approach to budgeting and analytics

  • Adoptsa continuous improvement culture, seeking to make good processes better and toelevate those that need work

  • Openand willing to engage other roles and departments when appropriate, includingDivision leaders

  • Capableof maintaining an independent perspective without losing collaborative nature,trust and respect

  • Knowledgeof advanced analytic tools, software and coding experience

  • Knowledgeof databases and programming languages to manipulate data

  • Abilityto extract, combine and organize large data sets

  • Abilityto prepare quick pointed summaries for executives and stakeholders

  • Knowledgeof the supply chain and healthcare operations is preferred

  • Capabilityto translate the technical aspects of quality to what it means for thebusiness, both top and bottom line

  • Mathematicalskills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts related to financial costanalysis.

  • Trackrecord of data-driven decision making, with a thirst for analytics and anability to incorporate insights from data sources into organizational strategydevelopment

  • Abilityto write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Mustbe proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint Access and Outlook

Job Professional Non-Clinical


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0188049

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.