Job Description

Sr. Healthcare Predictive Analyst

Business Office · Business Analytics
Plantation, FL
Health Care
Full Time, Days
Weekly Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bilingual: Preferred
Bilingual Type: Spanish
Posted 01/23/2018
Req # 1043
POSITION SUMMARY:We are seeking a highly motivated Healthcare Predictive Analyst to build, deploy and manage Predictive Models that will improve our company’s core processes and services.
Our team is specialized in healthcare analytics and data management focused on improving the quality and efficiency of pediatric care. The right candidate will complement the team by bringing a passion for machine learning algorithms and healthcare data with an interest in building data driven solutions.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Health Predictive Analyst will develop and/or use predictive algorithms such as supervised learning, unsupervised learning and regression techniques to improve existing processes. The analyst will collaborate with business partners to understand their problems and goals and will develop predictive models, data reports and performance metrics to address the identified areas of opportunity.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: (This list may not include all of the duties that may be assigned.)
  • Performs analyses of structured and unstructured data to solve complex business problems utilizing advanced statistical techniques.
  • Determines appropriate analytical approaches and/or modeling techniques
  • Use strong programming skills to explore, examine and interpret large volumes of data in various forms.
  • Ability to gather and define requirements and align them to the project scope and objectives.
  • Develop and manipulate spreadsheets, databases and data analytical tools.
  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly and articulate this information to others efficiently and accurately.
  • Support analytical efforts related to Marketing, Financial, Operational and Clinical groups of the company.
  • Perform additional duties and other management support as required or assigned.
Education:Bachelor’s degree or higher. Relevant major’s preferred (Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Mathematics or Information Technology.)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Expertise with data analysis languages such as Python or R.
  • Hands-on experience with machine learning tools and libraries such as Numpy, Scipy, Scikit-learn, TensorFlow and or Keras.
  • Excellent Excel, Access, and SQL/Oracle database skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills are a must; as are strong analytical skills, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to work independently or in a group setting. 
  • Although some healthcare experience is ideal, a willingness and ability to learn these concepts quickly will suffice. Must be detail oriented and have a strong desire to produce accurate metrics and reports with minimal supervision.
Experience:2+ years’ experience in predictive modeling preferred. Health Insurance industry experience a plus but not necessary.   
COMPANY OVERVIEW: Founded in 1955, Pediatric Associates is one of the oldest and most respected pediatric practices in the United States. Pediatric Associates opened its first office in Hollywood, Florida. The Company was one of the first medical groups to introduce satellite office locations in consumer retail locations. They were also one of the first pediatric groups to embrace managed care in the 1970s, collaborating with insurance plans as healthcare partners with the common interest of providing South Florida's children with the best healthcare available. Today, Pediatric Associates is a national leader in pediatric population health management with over 200,000 patients under global risk. Keeping abreast of medical advances and changing lifestyles, Pediatric Associate’s modern facilities offer comprehensive services, including X-ray and state certified laboratories. The Company currently has 33 neighborhood locations, which are staffed by more than 200 employed providers who proudly serve families throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, counties, including Tampa and Jacksonville. Pediatric Associates will continue to bring the best possible healthcare service to its patients well into the 21st Century. Ease of access, prompt courteous service and responsiveness to our patients' concerns will always be their primary goal. Pediatric Associates has continued to thrive and today is recognized as one of the premier general pediatric and population health management practices in the United States.

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