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Data Scientist - Healthcare Innovation

Job Description

Job ID: 1215183
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Role Purpose

The Data Analyst position develops, maintains, and supports data management, analysis, and outcome measurement and reporting for the Innovation Lab team and enterprise to make business decisions.


  • Use clinical, operational, and financial data to 1) Identify and determine innovation opportunities, 2) design proofs-of-concept projects, 3) evaluate the project impact on outcomes, and 4) communicate those results to internal and external audiences.
  • Prepare analysis for leaders that effectively assess projects’ problem and solution hypotheses to support our four domains of outcome measurement (adoption, clinical, financial, and satisfaction).
  • Assist in the creation and management of an automated data feed from disparate clinical, operational, and financial data sources to determine actionable results through data and analysis tools (SQL, Access, MS Excel or similar).
  • Create data visualizations that highlight team progress to internal and external stakeholders using Tableau, PowerBI, or similar tools.
  • Apply data science techniques, such as machine learning, statistical modeling, and predictive modeling of clinical, financial, and operational data using Python or R for data analysis and data visualization.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 5-10 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree


  • 10+ years

    Information System Skills

  • SQL - 3 years or more

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer