SUMMARY: The Clinical Informatics Data Scientist is responsible for modeling complex clinical business problems, discovering operational insights and identifying opportunities through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques supporting the organization's strategic goals and deployment. As part of the Clinical Informatics team, works collaboratively with IT, the inter-professional team, and key stakeholders to help identify the relevant data from the Electronic medical record (EMR) and related information systems needed to produce the most useful insights to support and achieve cross-organizational initiatives and improvement efforts. Translates complex analytics-derived insights into meaningful, actionable information the organization can execute on.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) with a Master's degree preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred. Minimum three (3) years experience in the following:
Working in teams and demonstrating ability to take initiative, train and coach others to utilize analytics principles as part of the work
Strong acumen in quantitative analytics and structured problem solving
Strong project management skills
Proficiency with a variety of information systems and computing tools/applications
Other experience/skills required for success include:
Experience working with senior management, physicians and all levels of staff
Strong customer service orientation and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Able to immerse self into the operational business outside of skill set to support organizational priorities
POSITION DETAILS: Full time, exempt level position, role is primarily remote with the expectation to report onsite a minimum of once per week.
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.