Director, Population Health

Location: Cambridge, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

GNS Healthcare is the leader in health data analytics. The company has built and maintains a suite of analytics capabilities hosted in the cloud and applied to interesting problems found in the pharmaceutical, care delivery and managed care domains. Over the course of completing more than 100 projects in these domains, the company has developed one of the most powerful health informatics platforms on earth, and refined how it delivers value to its clients every day.

You should be an exceptional data scientist and modeler that can lead by example and have extensive experience working with healthcare data (and in particular, data from health plans and providers), experience using various computational approaches, and a portfolio of projects you can show and talk about.   You will lead a multidisciplinary team of scientists using the GNS REFS platform to develop models and analytics that are the core of GNS products and solutions in managed care.   You will work collaboratively with Research and Product Management and Client Services teams on product development and delivery.  As a successful candidate, you also have excellent management, organizational, and recruiting skills and a strong track record of building cohesive and motivated teams.

You have:

  • MS or PhD in applied mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering or statistics.
  • Experience in machine learning, Bayesian analysis, and causal inference methods
  • An extensive background and demonstrated experience in creating predictive models using large longitudinal healthcare datasets (such as claims, EMRs, or disease registries) in the areas of health economics or epidemiology
  • Solid understanding about the incidence, prevalence, risk factors, co-morbidities, co-medications, outcome measures of disease and how these are represented in (or created from) data
  • Excellent communication skills and are able to communicate technical material to non-technical audiences simply and clearly

You are:

  • Passionate about applying cutting-edge methods to solve some of the biggest issues in healthcare
  • Up for the excitement of a continuous flow of new efforts and clients and are willing to try new things for the sake of learning and fun
  • Able to work with multiple inputs from a variety of sources (scientific direction, technical direction, production expediency, client feedback)
  • Friendly and courteous and good at finding ways to have fun under the pressure of deadlines

GNS’ Company Culture

Our philosophy at GNS is simple:  We cannot transform healthcare with anything less than an all-star team. We are seeking smart, driven people who are experts in their field, have track record to success and a passion for creating change. We believe that strong, collaborative teams supercharge the performance of individuals, create a fun and dynamic workplace and great results for our clients and the people they serve.

GNS offers competitive salaries, stock options, vacation, health and dental insurance for employees and their families, life insurance, long term disability and a 401(k) plan. EOE

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