Senior Data Scientist - Population Health

Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Description

Job Req ID: 157282

Position Number: 00162793

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: OPR Administration

Location: Therapeutic Research and Devel

Location Details:  1540 Garden Terrace

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth



Job Summary

The Data Scientist for Clinical and Outcomes Research is responsible for conducting research to inform quality improvement and patient care in the area of Population Health. Key responsibilities include experimental design, analysis and integration of complex and diverse data, interpretation of findings, scientific writing and leadership of teams and projects. Requires experience using advanced statistical and computational methods. Collaborates with CHS researchers and faculty from other institutions in ongoing and planned research activities and provides analytical and research methodology consulting to CHS investigators. Requires regular and frequent exercise of independent judgment and decision-making in sensitive situations.


Essential Functions



Physical Requirements
Works in an office environment, sitting at a desk, working with a computer, and talking on the telephone. On occasion, requires standing, walking and traveling in personal car to other facilities. Also occasionally requires the carrying of up to 20 pounds of materials (files, projectors, laptops).

Education, Experience and Certifications
Requires a PhD in Statistics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Economics, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, or closely related areas . Minimum of 7 years professional experience or equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the skills and knowledge necessary to perform the job requirements. At least 7 years of experience with SAS and/or R, other data mining tools, databases, and computer programming required; SAS certification preferred; experience with Enterprise Miner preferred. Experience with healthcare claims, pharmaceutical, and EHR data preferred. Excellent oral, written, and technical communication skills and a solid command of the English language; Demonstrated ability to communicate complex relationships and concepts using data to drive change. Experience in group presentation and public speaking. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Epidemiology, Health Services Research or closely related with extensive coursework.





At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Employment Type

Full Time