Harris Health System seeks an experienced leader in health informatics solutions to join its department of Population Health Transformation, which has oversight of the system's transformative model of care encompassing the continuum of care coordination, social determinants of health, value-based financing strategies, and community collaboration and outreach. This senior leader is responsible for developing and curating the informatics foundation for Harris Health's population health management strategy, including embedding analytic capabilities for stratifying patient populations by risk, targeting interventions, supporting redesign of services, and measuring and monitoring results. The Chief Data Scientist is experienced working in a matrix organization to advance cross-departmental initiatives and in fostering strong partnerships. Working at the third largest safety-net health care system in the nation, the successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate a commitment to the people and communities we serve.
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Masters Degree Health informatics, statistics/actuarial sciences, computer science/engineering, healthcare administration, public health, or related field
10 years of relevant work experience, including: - Experience providing oversight and strategic direction for informatics platforms in coordination with organizational and departmental leadership; - Expertise regarding key trends in population health informatics for healthcare delivery and managed care systems; - Experience vetting and implementing informatics solutions that are responsive to stakeholder needs and training staff in technical skills; - Excellent analytic and communication skills, including the ability to tailor communication for various audiences and to facilitate understanding of complex or technical concepts; - Diligence, attention to detail, and an unwavering commitment to high-quality work.
4 years of progressive management experience, including: - Demonstrated experience managing complex initiatives requiring a range of project and staff management skills, including ability to formulate strategies, advance organizational priorities, and delegate effectively to multiple team members; - Supervisory experience, including demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, and share knowledge with direct reports and other staff, as appropriate.
Communication Skills Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact) Writing/ Reports
Job Attributes Analytical Design Statistical
Internal Number: 145828
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.