Clinical Informatics Data Scientist in San Diego, California | DiversityInc Careers

Clinical Informatics Data Scientist

Role: Data Scientist, Clinical InformaticsAssignment: Transcend InsightsLocation: San Diego, CA Transcend Insights®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Humana Inc., is redefining how population health is managed, measured and implemented by providing The Platform for Population Wellness. Our HealthLogix™ technology platform and unified solution suite helps health systems, care teams and patients transition from episodic to proactive care for long-term wellness. By providing solutions and insights that support a more proactive, person-centric approach to care, we are powering a better care experience, giving people the freedom to make confident decisions, and helping to empower care teams, not tools, to improve the health and long-term wellness of populations. Transcend Insights and Humana need your analytical skills to help us tell a compelling story about healthcare today. Through the strategic interpretation of data, we provide our consumers—physicians, patients, and other members of the care team--with meaningful insights about the choices they make and help them lead their best lives. We’re passionate about combining and analyzing diverse types of data to extract new, actionable discoveries about our members and their health-related behaviors. We encourage you to dive into your passion for data and use analysis to help us tell the health-and-wellness stories of our members. We’re looking for driven, innovative people who are interested in using their data-mining and analytical skills to help our consumers achieve lifelong well-being and help Humana make lasting, positive changes in the healthcare industry. As a Data Scientist, Clinical Informatics, you’ll apply your analytics and practice management expertise to add value to the work we’re doing at Transcend Insights.
  • Apply understanding of clinical and financial metrics to various data sets to help in the creation and implementation of clinical and business strategy
  • Analyze and interpret patient, nursing, or information systems data to improve Clinical outcomes
  • Apply knowledge of clinical practice management to analytics processes to drive clinical efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Develop, implement or evaluate health information technology applications, tools, processes or structures to assist with clinical data management
  • Communicate clinical practice information to systems engineers, analysts, or designers using object-oriented models or other analytic/scientific techniques.
  • Create business intelligence visualizations that help drive business decisions, clinical outcomes, and corporate strategy
  • Use informatics science to design or implement health information technology applications to resolve clinical or health care administrative problems.
  • Identify, collect, record or analyze data that are relevant to the clinical care of patients.
  • Design, develop, select, test, implement, and evaluate new or modified informatics solutions, data structures, and business intelligence tools
  • Apply knowledge of computer science, information science, and clinical informatics theory to various business or clinical problems

Role Essentials
  • 2+ years’ experience applying analytics, statistics and/or modeling expertise to clinical data sets
  • 2+ years’ experience in Clinical Practice Management
  • Experience in financial analysis of clinical practices
  • Experience with large data sets and/or the analysis of patient-level healthcare data
  • Experience using EMR data for financial and quality reporting.
  • Deep understanding of financial and quality metrics pertaining to value based care including HEDIS and clinical utilization/cost.
  • Ability to create operational or clinical strategy as a result of analytical findings,
  • Ability to partner with diverse audiences and lead enterprise-wide initiatives, including the ability to work with highly skilled, variously trained colleagues (e.g., physicians, nurses, engineers, and business development professionals)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong academic record in healthcare administration or other clinical oriented discipline
Role Desirables
  • Masters or advanced degree in healthcare administration
  • Course work completed in Clinical Informatics

At Humana, we’re also committed to making the resources available to you that will enable you to become happier, healthier, and more productive in all areas of your life. We know your well-being is important to you, and it’s important to us too.If you share our passion for helping people, we likely have the right place for you at Humana. After applying, we encourage you to join our Talent Network as well, so you can stay informed and up to date on what’s happening around our organization in the changing world of healthcare.