Data Scientist at Change Healthcare

| Nashville, TN
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Data Scientist

Overview of Position

The Data Scientist analyzes & applies anonymized healthcare information to enable better healthcare outcomes & costs for Change Healthcare, its customers and other key constituents

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?
  • Analyze anonymized healthcare information to support Change Healthcare and our customers & partners objectives, which include better healthcare outcomes, improved effectiveness and efficiency, enhanced access for those who need care, and strengthened health and wellness for patients and consumers.
  • Create input for thought leadership projects that shape and advance the responsible use of data to improve healthcare in the US.
  • Analyze healthcare trends. Understand drivers for health & wellness for both individuals and the health ecosystem at large. Use this understanding to help create predictive models projecting future healthcare conditions, outcomes and economics
  • Effective collaborator (within CHC and with customers). Success requires effective internal teamwork (IT, legal, account management, executives) and key external constituents

What are the requirements needed for this position?
  • Minimum 6 years experience in Data Solutions Field or related area
  • Advanced SQL expertise with at least 1-2 years' experience working with large datasets (30 million records +)
  • Bachelor's degree required (ideally with strong concentration in statistics or programming)

What are the critical skills needed?
  • Expertise extracting large datasets and presenting in Excel or Spotfire
  • Basic to intermediate understanding of statistics (predictions, statistical significance, normalization, etc.)
  • Ability to summarize complex insights in plain English (for eventual consumption by the business and/or customers)
  • Healthcare billing and/or clinical data experience highly desirable (but not necessary)
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Demonstrates curiosity/determination/iteration/innovation in using data to improve healthcare.
  • Experience matching/linking multiple datasets to create cohesive, longitudinal analytic datasets.
  • Ability to interpret abstract concepts to developer compelling insight, while ensuring their statistical validity.

How much should I expect to travel?
  • Less than 10%
  • Employees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement


Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

COVID Vaccination Requirements

We remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. As such, we require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment and we may require periodic testing for certain roles. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. Change Healthcare adheres to COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at .

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] with "Applicant requesting reasonable accommodation" as the subject. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Click here to view our pay transparency nondiscrimination policy.

California (US) Residents: By submitting an application to Change Healthcare for consideration of any employment opportunity, you acknowledge that you have read and understood Change Healthcare's Privacy Notice to California Job Applicants Regarding the Collection of Personal Information .

Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.
More Information on Change Healthcare
Change Healthcare operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Nashville, TN. Change Healthcare was founded in 2007. It has 8519 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 109 open jobs at Change Healthcare, click here.
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