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Principal Data Science Analyst - Risk Management

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN 55904
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Risk Management
Why Mayo Clinic
Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic's mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds. We aim to diversify our workforce to represent the communities we serve and continue to create an inclusive work environment where differences are valued, allowing individuals to achieve and contribute to their fullest potential. This commitment to diversity is woven into the fabric of Mayo Clinic — we embrace these values as we serve our patients, employees, students, suppliers, and communities. Become part of the legacy that embraces our differences and enables us to provide the best care to patients from all over the world.
Position description
Responsible for coordinating and enhancing Risk Management's overall effort of using technology and data analytics to deliver the Risk Management function with more expertise and efficiency. Works collaboratively with all Risk Management departments (Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Integrity & Compliance, Global Security, Medical Industry Relations & Conflict of Interest, Operational Risk Management and Internal Control Evaluation) , other Mayo departments, committees and third party vendors to intake, evaluate, and prioritize needs that anticipates, manages, and optimizes risk to sustain and advance Mayo's strategic priorities. Data Scientists at Mayo Clinic perform detailed analysis of large bodies of heterogeneous data in order to discover new patterns and insights having an impact upon patient health and augmenting human capabilities. Candidate has deep expertise in AI, machine learning, deep learning, statistical data processing, regression techniques, neural networks, decision trees, clustering, pattern recognition, probability theory and data science methods and the mathematical theories underlying these tools used to analyze data. Has deep knowledge of healthcare data types, topics, and scientific challenges and approaches.

Work with knowledge architects, informaticians and clinicians at Mayo, and partner outside companies to develop and deploy applications to bring AI and analytic solutions to nontechnical users, often at the point of care.. Designs and develops scripts or software applications to support data management, data extraction, data analysis, and AI as required. This position may develop predictive and prescriptive models to address complex problems, discover insights, and identify opportunities using machine learning, statistical techniques, and data mining. Provides Consultative Services at an enterprise level to departments/divisions and/or may lead scientific projects. May have direct and indirect reports.

Other responsibilities:
•Provides deep data insights for complex business problems that can be approached with analytics techniques to collect, explore, and extract insights from structured and unstructured data.
•Develops predictive and prescriptive models to address complex problems, discover insights, and identify opportunities using machine learning, statistical techniques, and data mining.
•Makes presentations on assigned projects or proposals.
•Conducts advanced data analysis and designs highly complex algorithm systems.
•Functions independently and initiates judgment in handling delegated responsibilities.
•Experience leading technical/quantitative teams.
•Develops experimental design approaches to validate findings or test hypotheses.
•Identifies/creates the appropriate algorithm to discover patterns.
•Leads and directs the interpretation of data analysis and writing reports.
A Master's degree in a relevant field such as engineering, mathematics, computer science, health science, or other analytical/quantitative and a minimum of five years of professional or research experience in data science

The preferred candidate will possess a PhD in a relevant field such as engineering, mathematics, computer science, health science, or other analytical/quantitative field and a minimum of three years of professional or research experience in data science and statistical/machine learning packages.

The successful candidate will need to have both technical and business background/experience along with strong leadership skills. Good written and oral communication skills are required. Deep expertise in the use of scientific computing and data management packages. Ability to prioritize, organize, and delegate various tasks on projects. Demonstrated initiative in administration, education (seminars, training), software development, and technical reports. Demonstrated success in project management and communication skills.
Additional qualifications
Demonstrated ability to develop predictive and prescriptive models on large-scale datasets to address various business problems through leveraging advanced statistical modeling, machine learning, or data mining techniques. Demonstrated ability to provide consultative services at an institutional or enterprise level to departments/divisions and committees from any Mayo entity requesting assistance is preferred. Demonstrated application of several problem-solving methodologies, planning techniques, continuous improvement methods, project management methods, and analytical tools and methodologies (e.g. machine learning, statistical packages, modeling, etc.) required. Incumbent must have ability to independently manage a varied workload of projects with multiple priorities and stay current on healthcare trends and enterprise changes. Excellent interpersonal skills to include presentation, negotiation, persuasion, and written communications skills are required. Exceptional time management is required. In addition, requires excellent analytical skills, consulting skills, ability to identify and recommend solutions, advanced computer application skills and a commitment to customer service. Experience with data modeling and date exploration tools.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday - Friday normal business hours.

This position is a telework position, but there may be some travel required (10-15%) with onsite responsibilities.
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Stephanie Finer
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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