We automate operations for hospitals and health systems

Senior Data Scientist

Mountain View, CA / Remote
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

The Company

Qventus provides a real-time decision-making platform for hospital operations. Our mission is to simplify how healthcare operates, so that hospitals and caregivers can focus on delivering the best possible care to patients. We use artificial intelligence and machine learning to create products and solutions that help nurses, doctors, and hospital staff anticipate issues and make operational decisions proactively. We work with leading public, academic and community hospitals across the United States.

Qventus works with leading public, academic and community hospitals across the United States. The company was recognized by the 2019 Black Book Awards in healthcare for patient flow and by CB Insights as a 2019 top 100 Most Promising Company in Artificial Intelligence. Recently, Qventus won the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Emergency Response for the Healthcare System Innovation Challenge through its work helping health systems across the country plan for and operate in the COVID pandemic.

The Role

Qventus is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to help build the next generation of Qventus’s AI. You’ll join a cross-functional team of clinicians, data scientists, data platform engineers, and product experts to help care teams make day to day decisions to get patients the right care faster and more efficiently across the country.

As a Senior Data Scientist at Qventus, you will have the opportunity to explore Qventus’ unique and rich Healthcare dataset to develop cutting edge ML based solutions. You will evaluate potential modeling approaches, build features together with data platform engineering partners, implement and operationalize algorithms with your fellow data scientists, and drive meaningful advances to the quality and breadth of our ML solutions to boost Qventus. You should be strongly motivated to have an impact in the company and dedicated to helping improve the quality of healthcare and patient outcomes. What we do can meaningfully change, and in some cases save, lives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, operationalize, and tune impactful machine learning models in the healthcare space employing a wide array of modeling and statistical techniques.
  • Collaborate with Product and Clinical partners to investigate, assess, and deploy POC solutions in strategic business areas.
  • Design comprehensive experiments and analytics to measure the net impact of our interventions in healthcare settings.
  • Create tools and resources to improve transparency into Data Science technical architecture and increase collaboration with engineering and analytics partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years research experience using a wide variety of statistical and machine learning techniques (particularly in operations research modeling, incl. MILP, Constraint Programming, etc.)
  • Proven ability to work with domain experts to develop and tailor algorithmic solutions to problems in healthcare, particularly in the inpatient setting.
  • Competent Python and strong SQL with deep knowledge of core machine learning libraries (pandas, scikit-learn, numpy etc.)
  • Dedication to mentorship and growing strong collaborative data science teams. Interest and ability in learning and working in a fast paced dynamic environment across multiple technologies.

Nice to have's:

  • 3+ years experience of relative industry experience developing, launching, and iterating on machine learning models and/or developing the core data science platform.
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent training / experience.
  • Working knowledge of data platform technologies such as: AWS Services (RDS, ECS/EKS, Lambda, S3), ETL Tools (DBT, Airflow), Data Warehouses (Snowflake, Databricks).
  • Strong software development foundations - dedication to high code quality, stable architecture and an eye towards maintainability.
  • Practical hands on experience with: NLP (especially operationalization in production models), Advanced machine learning techniques and tools (especially Tensorflow), modern Data Analytics & Visualization tools (Looker preferred)

Qventus is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Candidate information will be treated in accordance with our candidate privacy notice which can be found here: https://qventus.com/ccpa-privacy-notice/

Why you should join Qventus

We are a team of technologists, software engineers, doctors, nurses, and lean healthcare experts with on-the-ground experience solving operational challenges in clinical environments. Qventus helps hospitals like Stanford/Mayo Clinic/Emory/New York Presbyterian reduce wait time for patients, prevent patient falls, and generally helps hospitals deliver a better and safer experience for patients, resulting in reduced injuries, loss of life, and financial waste.

We're making a big difference. Qventus has meaningfully affected patient experiences and outcomes for almost 4 million patients across the united states. Our platform works with hospital data to predict negative outcomes for patients and associated potentially disastrous situations that are likely to occur, then applies our system of action to reach the right doctors and nurses, at the right time, telling them where to go to stop these events before they happen. Think Minority Report applied to hospitals.

Our founding team has done this before. Two of our three founders worked in consulting for over a decade solving efficiency problems in hospitals. They know hospitals, where they've been, where they want to go, and how to work within them to drive the necessary mind shift and change management we need to drive this new wave of technology.

Our team is top notch! We have the fortune of having amazing engineerings and data scientists from top schools (Stanford, MIT, Cal, etc.) applying the latest in artificial intelligence and machine learning to create products that help healthcare organizations around the world and their people adapt in the moment and make the right decisions from the most complex data. Furthermore, we employ several practicing clinicians (practicing surgeons, doctors, nurses) in the company to help us understand the hospital environment. We take what we do very seriously.

Team Size:75
Location:Mountain View
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