Senior Data Scientist

Job Requisition #: JR70797

End Date: 3/4/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: IT & Technical Operations, Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values of Love and Excellence and are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition®.

Primary Function:

The Senior Data Scientist develops and implements data-driven solutions focused on the use of, machine learning, predictive analytics, computer simulation, operations research and data science to optimize care delivery and program efficiency. These solutions create value through cost effective improvements to decision-making, risk stratification and resource allocation that ultimately improve the quality and safety of patient care, promote greater equity in health outcomes, while reducing cost and variation in care delivery. This individual will work collaboratively with other team members, operational and clinical collaborators.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and provide value driven, advanced quantitative analytics support to multi-faceted projects across ChristianaCare with a focus on enterprise strategic decision making, operation efficiency, quality of care, and health equity.
  • Lead and execute large-scale advanced analytic projects utilizing a broad range of machine learning, statistical modeling, system engineering, and other advanced analytics techniques.
  • Interpret and present analytical techniques, key findings, solutions, and deliverables to the Center for Strategic Information Management and hospital leadership.
  • Design and develop the advanced analytics solutions that can be embedded into clinical workflow for operation use.
  • Support the ongoing management, tracking, reporting, and optimization of advanced analytics/prediction model solutions with clinical operation teams.
  • Produce reports, presentations, and/or white papers pertaining to ongoing and completed projects for ChristianaCare leaders.
  • Provide mentorship and training support to junior data scientists and analytical community of the organization.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics, Business Analytics, or related quantitative discipline.
  • 4+ years of experience working in a statistics/AI/ML technics role.
  • Healthcare industry experience preferred.

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • 403(b) with company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial mentoring, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and phenomenal discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our Region

A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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