Job Summary Harris Health System seeks an experienced leader in data science solutions to join its department of Population Health Transformation, which has oversight of the systems transformative model of care encompassing the continuum of care coordination, social determinants of health, value-based financing strategies, community collaboration and outreach, and research and analytics. This experienced data scientist is responsible for curating the data foundation for Harris Healths 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 Director of Data Science, reporting to the Chief Data Scientist, is experienced working in a matrix organization to advance cross-departmental initiatives and in fostering strong partnerships. Working at the fourth 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.
Degrees: Masters in Healthcare data science/informatics, statistics/actuarial sciences, quantitative methods, computer science, healthcare administration, public health, or related field
Work Experience: 6 Years of experience providing strategic direction for healthcare data platforms in coordination with organizational and departmental leadership; Experience vetting and implementing analytic solutions that are responsive to stakeholder needs and training staff in technical skills .
Management Experience: 4 Years of 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
Other Requirements: Expertise regarding key trends in population health metrics for healthcare delivery and managed care systems; 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.
Internal Number: 149120
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.