Chicago, Illinois

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In this role, you will provide statistically & methodologically sound analytic software to ensure validity regarding hypothesis evaluation, study design/methodology development and findings in order to drive improvements in clinical, operational, and economic outcomes for our company and our Members.


  • Developing computer programs using Python and performing the necessary manipulations to import complex external data into Python or export output to other databases/files.

  • Developing computer programs, using primarily Python, to create very complex derived data sets (e.g., adverse events with multiple merging and cleaning procedures).

  • Work with the technology team and other stakeholders on setting reasonable expectations regarding data formatting and turn-around times.

  • Provide computationally complex analysis for leadership team to identify critical issues/questions around clinical performance improvement data.

  • Manage data files used in data science / methodology teams. Pull data from data marts and data bases.  Clean and process data to prepare for use.

  • Create and maintain programming tracking documentation.

  • Generate summary tables, data listings, graphs and derived datasets as specified in the statistical analysis plan.  Generate outputs and reports to support data science and methodological workflows.

  • Conduct statistical inference analysis and testing to develop & evaluate data driven hypotheses and results.

  • Communicate findings from analytic testing to the interested parties via a comprehensive, standardized format detailing the methods, analysis and conclusions and recommended next steps.

  • Serve as the resident Python expert and share best practices/approaches for data processing, efficient code execution, and analytic process automation.

  • Collaborate with Director, Analytics to build analytical acumen across all analytic roles in the organization.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience with Python programming.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in using Python with SQL, PANDAS, NumPy, etc.  

  • Experience working with complex and large healthcare datasets desired.

  • Experience handling complex data sources or streaming data (PySpark).

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and translate user requirements into implementation design.

  • Familiarity with Python statistical procedures desired.

  • Experience with other statistical programs (SAS,R, SPSS, MPlus, etc.) is desired.

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform quality control checks.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills along with strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting.



Estimated Hiring Range:

$75,100.00 - $111,700.00

This position is also incentive eligible.

Vizient has a comprehensive benefits plan! Please view our benefits here:

Equal Opportunity Employer:   Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.

Chicago, Illinois

Vizient (the new brand identity for VHA, University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation) is the nation’s largest member-owned health care services company whose expertise spans across the continuum of care. We serve thousands of health care organizations across the nation, from independent, community-based organizations to large, integrated systems including acute care hospitals, academic medical centers, non-acute community health care providers and pediatric facilities. Our purpose is to connect members with the knowledge, solutions and expertise that accelerate performance to ensure they deliver exceptional, cost-effective care. We exist to help members adopt world-class practices and solutions more quickly and effectively, while balancing the demands of clinical care and financial performance.

Specialties: Analytics Consulting Contracting Performance Improvement Revenue Cycle Management


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