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Date: Apr 16, 2017

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Hospital

Job Req ID: 29740

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Under the guidance of specialists, assists and oversees special projects in the areas of technology, analytics, and healthcare, in order to gain business knowledge and experience.


MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:
-Must have a Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited university.
-Prefer concentration in computer science, mathematics, statistics, health services research, and pre-medical studies.

Experience:
-None.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience
-None.

Certification/Registration/Licensure:
-None.

Common Skills or Abilities:
-Must be computer literate, with basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and/or database software.
-Must have excellent problem solving skills, be flexible and resourceful to efficiently and effectively meet objectives.
-Must be able to demonstrate exceptional critical thinking skills to solve challenging advanced analytics problems and provide solid solutions.
-Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to write and communicate effectively to diverse audiences. Presents and represents varying views and perspectives effectively.
-Must be flexible and be able to prioritize and reprioritize projects in line with PCCI leaders to meet deadline and deliverables.
-Must demonstrate exceptional abilities for high level comprehension of projects and environment as well as remain extremely detail oriented for tasks and responsibilities.
-Must be independent and reliable with the ability to drive initiatives to completion.
-Must have a successful history of working collaboratively on research projects and the ability to work productively as either a leader or member in reaching shared objectives.

Specialized Skills or Abilities (depending on area assigned):
-Must have knowledge of clinical informatics and health care settings.
-Must have strong analytic and computer skills in addition to knowledge of database management and data analysis.
-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of program evaluation methods, research skills, management information systems, and strategic planning.
-Must be highly familiar with database theory, applications, and management systems.
-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of statistical methods & analysis, concepts, practices, and procedures.
-Must have research and development skills in areas of predictive modeling, data mining & management, and other advanced analytics in the development of business intelligence and technology transfer.
-Must have working knowledge in advanced data programming language and statistical analysis software. (be able to program in STATA, SPSS, or SAS statistical software).
-Must have a working knowledge in the following methodologies: risk adjustment, time series analysis, recursive partitioning, quantile regression, boot strapping, instrumental variable analysis, Cox proportional hazard models, dynamic Bayesian and machine learning algorithms, and cost effective analysis.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Medical, Healthcare

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