Operations Research Engineer II / Senior Data Scientist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Internal Number: 2022-58728
We are seeking a Data Scientist / Analytics Consultant who has both strong technical skills and a passion for applying them to real-world problems, to partner with the Vice Chair for Operations and Analytics (a physician), as well as other Radiology leadership to analyze and optimize the Department of Radiologys operations.
This position is part of the Embedded Analytics Program , which allows our analysts to be a full member of an operational team to truly understand and meet their needs, while still being part of a community of fellow analytical experts!
Sample projects include:
Demand Forecasting : Need for radiology exams is variable and changing. How can we anticipate future surges in demand in order to prepare operationally?
Schedule Optimization: How can we define scheduling policies that minimize patient wait times while maximizing productivity and staff satisfaction?
A storyteller , able to synthesize knowledge from a variety of sources and clearly communicate complex topics to non-technical audiences
Comfortable creating reproducible analyses using R (preferably) or Python and as comfortable with statistical methods
Deeply comfortable with relational databases and SQL, Tableau or a similar BI tool
4+ years of experience of using analytics and data science to impact key business decisions
The ability to choose the right technical approach and know that the simplest solution is often the best. Manage analytical projects from " question to answer " including problem framing, data collection and validation, exploratory analysis, statistical modeling, visualization, synthesis, and ongoing maintenance of reusable tools
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.