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System Director Data Science

Requisition R015483 Market Cincinnati, OH Department SS Corporate - Administration Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours Mercy Health!

Communicate a vision of effective data science in healthcare to stakeholders across the system.  Solicit project work from senior leadership to help them meet their strategic goals.  Manages projects to completion, validates results and communicates findings to stakeholders.

Essential Functions

Transforms complex data driven problems in healthcare into solvable mathematical framework.

Guides conversations with stakeholders toward a solvable solution that meets stakeholders’ strategic goals.

Produces a timeline for completion of projects.

Designs solution with final measurable outcome as the key deliverable of project.

Determines if data/math/algorithms can support the resolution of project in timely manner, 1 – 4 weeks.

Iterates on solution of healthcare problem toward an improved solution once problem is deemed solvable.

Communicates progress to stakeholders at every step of the iterative process from ideation to execution.

Works with other verticals within system to ensure proper execution in live environment

Performs (or oversees the performance of) statistical validation of all predictive and prescriptive analytics of system

Applies appropriate mathematical/statistical rigor to all projects owned by data science group

Education Qualifications

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate Degree (Masters) Specialty/Major: Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science

Preferred Education:

Post Graduate Degree (Ph.D) Specialty/Major: Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Computer Science

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

5+ years’ experience in an applied role and 10+ years’ experience in a leadership role in analytics or data science.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Mastery of SQL.  Mastery of a scripting language (R, python.)  Mastery of statistical modeling, building modeling datasets, cross-validation.  Prior success in full cycle of analytics from initial idea to execution in live system.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

Experience with Epic.  Knowledge of machine learning

Bon Secours Mercy Healthis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:



SS Corporate - Administration

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Ashland, Kentucky, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. RN
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