Director, Data Science

Director, Data Science

Job Title: Director, Data Science
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manhattan, New York
Salary: US$200000.00 - US$250000.00 per annum + healthcare, PTO, equity
Reference: HQ00096533_1558637053
Contact Name: Tim Tirabassi
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2019 19:44

Job Description

The Tirabassi team at Lawrence Harvey has been retained by one of the most exciting health tech companies in NYC. They are using advanced data science to prevent serious misdiagnoses that result in poor patient outcomes and increased cost for payers. They have developed a cutting-edge framework that helps patients recover better, faster and cheaper.

The Director of Data Science will bring healthcare data analytics leadership experience to provide technical leadership and mentorship to the Data Science team. You will be responsible for ensuring sound modelling, methodologies, and best practices are employed by the team to improve patient outcomes. As a leader, you will partner with each data science team member to identify and prioritize opportunities to improve collection of data and analysis.

Bring healthcare analytics leadership to drive improved quality of care treatment outcomes in various patient populations
Lead a team of data scientists and their application of statistical modeling, machine learning, computer vision, and other analytical tools and methodologies
Drive operational efficiencies and influence team development to implement healthcare quality-focused analysis
Proactively identify new ways to use data or ways to augment data to improve effectiveness and efficiency across all data science roles and broader company
Identify and integrate new data sources to improve metrics and modelsÂ
Serve as a thought leader to our team in troubleshooting issues and developing analytical approaches that drive significant business value
Implement best practices in data management, quality control processes, and maintaining code/documentation repositories
Prioritize and communicate the data science work and tasks based on our company objectivesÂ
Own and present findings to various stakeholders across the company, and mentor the team to grow in their presentation skills
Collaborate cross-functionally with internal Clinical, Healthcare Provider Partnerships, Operations, and Engineering teams to optimize our use of data and analytics to develop all insights
5+ years' work experience as a Data Scientist
3+ years' work as a senior leader and manager among a Data Science team
PhD or MS in computer science or related field from top academic program, including a thesis project focused on the application or improvement of data science methodologies in healthcare
Extensive experience developing causal inference models, longitudinal healthcare data analysis, Bayesian statistical modeling, or machine learning analysis of healthcare data
Extensive experience with Python, R, SQL
Experience developing code that is leveraged by a wider team and/or contributing to a collaborative code base
Experience configuring and executing analyses in the cloud (e.g. using AWS resources)
Strong communicator with excellent ability to work in a team environment
Experience working with medical dataÂ

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