Data Scientist - Decision Science

Information Technology Chicago, Illinois


Description

Company: Oak Street Health 

Title: Associate, Data Scientist 

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  http://www.oakstreethealth.com. 

 

Role Description 

Oak Street Health is looking for an associate data scientist to join our care and risk modeling team. This team is responsible for delivering high quality modern data solutions through collaboration with engineers, analysts, and product teams in a fast-paced, agile environment leveraging cutting-edge technology to reimagine how healthcare is provided.  In this position, you will be responsible for taking on new initiatives associated with enhancements, expansion, maintenance and scaling in data science. As a member of our team, you will make an immediate impact as you help expand our data science capabilities across our whole care model. This is a fast-paced role with high growth, visibility, impact, and where many of the decisions for new projects will be driven by you from inception through production. 

 

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Utilize advanced mathematical and statistical methods to solve business problems under the supervision of senior data scientists 

  • Execute exploratory data analysis to validate and quantify trends identified by partner organizations.  

  • Develop insights, visualizations, and other data artifacts that support broader data science initiatives  

  • Wrangle and analyze large structured and unstructured datasets in a highly repeatable fashion 

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and a positive, solution-oriented attitude 

  • Other duties as assigned 

 

What we're looking for: 

  • Bachelor's degree and 1 year of work experience in a mathematical, statistical, computer science, engineering, physics, economics or related quantitative field 

  • Proficiency in SQL and Python 

  • Clear and concise through all mediums of communication 

  • Demonstrated ability to decompose multi-tier problems into actionable steps 

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills  

  • Innate curiosity to get at the how and why of a problem  

  • 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 oakstreethealth.com/careers.