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Enterprise Data Scientist

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Corporate and Professional Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  304561

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.


The enterprise data scientist will transform health care by analyzing, designing, implementing, evaluating information and communication systems that enhance individual and population health outcomes, improve patient care, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. Creates and maintains a business liaison relationship with appropriate clinical units and users of technological services and assists Information Services management in managing the vendor relationships for appropriate products and services. This position demonstrates knowledge of clinical practice and electronic clinical information systems functionality; its implementation in a clinical setting, and the ongoing maintenance and growth of the system.


- Must have a Masters in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or a related field.
- Prefer (PhD) in above field(s).

- Minimum of 4 years of experience in a hospital or clinic setting working with physicians and staff involved in patient care.
- Minimum of 4 years of experience working in the area of information systems and knowledge of standards, system configuration, decision support and information systems as well as all regulatory requirements of a medical institution.
- Must have experience in working with projects that resulted in the melding of multiple business cultures and significant organizational change related to the automation of clinical and administrative functions.
- Must have experience in conducting evaluations and assessments, i.e. change readiness assessments, workflow optimization assessments, etc.
- Must have experience in clinical system implementations throughout the project life-cycle, performing workflow analysis, testing, training, go-live support, system upgrades, and issues management.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
- May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.
- May have experience as a principle investigator or in clinical research analytics capacity.

Skills or Special Abilities:
- Must be recognized by peers as an outstanding conceptualizationist and solutions architect.
- Must have working knowledge of hospital organization and operations, administrative standards, regulations and practices. Must have working knowledge of Parkland and Medicine Services/Care Management organization and operations, administrative standards, regulations and practices within three months of job assignment.
- Must have expert level knowledge regarding EMR, word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.
- Must have strong analytic and computer skills in addition to an extensive knowledge of database management and data analysis.
- Must be fluent in advanced data programming language and statistical analysis software (be able to program in R, STATA, SPSS, or SAS statistical software).
- Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of program evaluation methods, statistical analysis, research skills, management information systems, and strategic planning.
- Exceptional planning skills with a results-oriented record of achievement and the ability to set goals, meet deadlines and evaluate results particularly in regard to significant changes within an organization and with respect to the organization¿s relationship with the community or marketplace.
- Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, have a high level of attention to detail, and have the ability to manage multiple projects at once.
- Must be a quick learner. Good analytical and problem-solving skills
- Must be able to work in a team environment.
- Sets high standards of performance for self.
- Must be able to demonstrate a high skill level in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.


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

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