Manager, Decision Science

Information Technology Chicago, Illinois


Company: Oak Street Health 

Title: Sr. Manager Decision Science

Location: Chicago, IL / Remote

Company Description

Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing company of primary care centers for adults on Medicare in medically-underserved communities where there is little to no quality healthcare. Oak Street’s care is based on an entirely new model that is based on value for its patients, not on volume of services. The company is accountable for its patients’ health, spending more than twice as long with its patients and taking on the risks and costs of their care. For more information, visit

Role Description

Oak Street Health is looking for a Sr. Manager of Decision Sciences to join our broader Measurement, Evaluation, and Analytics team. Reporting to the VP, Data Analytics, this individual will act as a lead guiding a cross functional team and the intersection of OSH data and operational strategy. Responsibilities include technical management of extensive partnerships with OSH’s population health, clinical operational teams, and leadership on projects of strategic importance, development of statistical analysis (specifically causal inference), and roadmap management for the decision science team. This is a fast-paced role with high growth, visibility, impact, and where your analysis and insight develop will directly shape the organization direction. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Selecting and implementing appropriate statistical methods to evaluate and inform new business initiatives and post implementation impact assessments 

  • Lead, grow, and develop team members within the Decision Sciences Organization

  • Develop models to understand the top drivers of sales performance and quantify their impact 

  • Establish technical rigor behind the design, implementation, and validation of the broader team's analytical efforts. 

  • Partner with business leaders to understand their needs and translate that need into a data driven hypotheses for future analysis 

  • Model system interactions and behaviors for various holistic initiatives

  • Lead the development of scalable and reusable statistical tools and frameworks to increase the adoption of robust analysis across the organization

What we’re looking for

  • Graduate education (PhD, Dr.PH, MS, MPH, etc.) preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years of healthcare or life sciences data science or analytics experience

  • Minimum of 1 years of analytically focused leadership position

  • Command of data science libraries in Python and/or R

  • Extensive experience with SQL-based relational databases 

  • Understanding of the use and misuse of statistics for causal inference

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills 

  • US work authorization

  • Someone who embodies being Oaky

What does being Oaky look like?

  • Radiating positive energy

  • Assuming good intentions

  • Creating an unmatched patient experience

  • Driving clinical excellence

  • Taking ownership and delivering results

  • Being scrappy

Why Oak Street?

Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:

  • Collaborative and energetic culture

  • Fast-paced and innovative environment

  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits

Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to