Data Scientist - Health Data Science

Company Description:
Quartet is a mission-driven technology company transforming the way mental healthcare is delivered. We partner with insurers and physicians to make mental healthcare more accessible and integrated into primary care. Our platform relies on advanced analytics, proven treatment programs, and easy to use technology to improve outcomes and total cost of care. We are a team of engineers, data scientists, and clinicians, finding solutions for a broken healthcare system. Venture-backed by the very best healthcare and technology investors, including GV (formerly Google Ventures), Quartet is using this investment to further build its team and expand into 5+ new markets in 2017.

Role Description: 
We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who is excited to make an immediate impact in healthcare. This position requires outstanding problem-solving, analytical and communication skills; experience with multitasking and prioritizing in a fast-paced environment; and the tenacity to execute against deliverables in a timely, high-quality fashion.

You'll work with complex healthcare data to develop production level predictive models and algorithms that enable effective integration of mental health into primary care to steer patients towards better health. You will learn and apply statistical methodologies to measure outcomes and impact of interventions.

You will collaborate with a team of market leads, bioinformaticians, product managers, and software engineers to help develop and deliver our analytic insights and create a scalable analytic foundation for our platform.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop algorithms to find predictive health patterns that combine heterogeneous data from electronic health records, healthcare claims, and other data.
  • Model health outcomes to monitor impact of interventions and support business growth. 
  • Transform real-world clinical data into actionable insights using robust statistical methods and compelling data visualizations in formats accessible to a wide range of end users.
  • Work with product managers and technical leads to develop scalable implementation approaches for statistical models
  • Become the subject matter expert on our data and its capabilities

Qualifications

  • PhD/MS or equivalent experience in a quantitative discipline, such as biostatistics, epidemiology, applied statistics, applied mathematics, or health economics
  • Experience with statistical programming and machine learning techniques
  • Expertise in outcomes research, with a track record of using creative study designs and sophisticated statistical methodology to answer novel research questions
  • Experience collaborating with engineering teams on the development of scalable platforms
  • Ability to manage client interactions and deadlines and versatility to collaborate with clients at various levels and functions
  • Ability to contribute high quality code in a scalable/repeatable way within our platform
  • Understanding of the full data lifecycle from ETL pipelines, active models, and deployment process
  • Experience working in a software development environment with strong programming skills (preferably with python, R) as well as code versioning systems (preferably git)

Quartet has been named among Modern Healthcare's 100 Best Places To Work in 2016! Benefits and perks of working at Quartet include:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Enhanced mental health benefits
  • Paid membership to One Medical
  • Pre-tax health, transit and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Fee-free 401(k) program
  • Unlimited vacation and sick leave, and competitive family leave policy
  • Amazing office with stocked kitchen, weekly yoga, meditation services and regular company gatherings
  • Working with some of the most talented and mission-driven minds in the industry!

Quartet interview requests and job offers only originate from quartethealth.com email addresses (e.g. [email protected]). Quartet will also never ask for bank information (e.g. account and routing number), social security numbers, passwords, or other sensitive information to be delivered via email. If you receive a scam email or wish to report a security issue involving Quartet, please notify us at: [email protected].

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