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Senior Data Scientist - Master Data Management

Company: Surescripts
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Our purpose is to serve the nation with the single most trusted and capable health information network, built to increase patient safety,lower costs and ensure quality care. Job Summary: The Senior Data Scientist - Master Data Management is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Master Patient Index (MPI) by evaluating MPI search results to assess the risk of false positive and false negative matching, measuring the effect of algorithm changes and new probabilistic and deterministic matching algorithms based on new and evolving data sets, assessing the impact of those changes on overall matching performance, and presenting the analysis of risks and impact of changes to both the Product Innovation Team and the Customer Group: Responsibilities: Research the characteristics of person-related data attributes, and identify methods to compare the attributes such that data from different sources which represent the same person can be matched with the highest level of confidence, while supporting data quality issues like misspellings & typos, name alias, name changes, residence relocation, etc. Identify opportunities for improving matching results (both quantity and quality) beyond data manipulation, including data augmentation from external data sources. Identify, develop, and implement data comparison reasoning to support both probabilistic and deterministic algorithms. Produce analysis on a wide range of matching issues and review with the Product Innovation Team. Use analysis to influence how the client/sponsor thinks about issues. Evaluate and present data that demonstrates the impact and effectiveness of algorithm changes. Partner with team on large and/or complex and significant projects, or multiple projects simultaneously. Collaborate in cross-functional teams to prototype and evaluate new concepts. Write requirements for software developers. Develop materials which can be used internally for presentations and externally for marketing. Qualifications: Basic Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in mathematics, statistics, or other relevant course work, or equivalent experience. 5+ years of experience in data science, specifically master data management, patient matching, or population data analytics. Fluency in programming languages to facilitate analysis (e.g., R, Python or MATLAB). Ability to translate statistical analysis into a written and verbal presentations for non-data science audiences. Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in mathematics or statistics. Experience applying machine learning to person matching. Knowledge of healthcare-related transaction specifications (i.e. HL7, X12, NCPDP SCRIPT, FHIR, IHE). Expertise with IBM Infosphere MDM Standard Edition or other master data management tools. We are currently working from home. Offices are open to those who want to go in with health safety protocols in place. This position will be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, where you will be able to split time between work from home and onsite work at our newly designed office. Physical and Mental Requirements: While performing duties of this job, an employee may be required to perform any, or all of the following: attend meetings in and out of the office, travel (sometimes extensively), communicate effectively (both orally and in writing), and be able to effectively use computers and other electronic and standard office equipment with, or without, a reasonable accommodation. Additionally, this job requires certain mental demands, including the ability to use judgement, withstand moderate amounts of stress and maintain attention to detail with, or without, a reasonable accommodation. Surescripts is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Surescripts participates in E-Verify. ___________________. A Day in the Life: See what it's like to work at the nation's most trusted health information network.

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