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Oscar Health // health insurance
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City, United States    Posted: Wednesday, March 03, 2021
 
   
 
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Hi, we're Oscar. Were hiring a Data Scientist, Network & Utilization to join our Data team in our New York, NY office. 

Oscar is a technology-driven, consumer-focused health insurance startup founded in 2012 & headquartered in New York City. Our goal is to make health insurance simple, transparent, & human. We need your help to do so.

About the role:

Oscar is restructuring health care to make it easy, affordable, & seamless for consumers to access high value care. Oscars data team is focused on pushing our understanding of this complex landscape. Insurance companies sit on a trove of data that is both broad & deep, spanning financial claims, clinical medical records, & rich product interaction data from our members. Connecting the dots across these datasets gives us unique insight into how the healthcare system functions & allows us to improve care coordination, better manage risk, build higher-performing provider networks, & create a standout consumer experience in our product. At Oscar, we are looking for bright & curious data minded individuals to join our team of 30+ researchers, data scientists, & analysts to leverage our efforts!

In this role, you will analyze the utilization patterns stemming from Oscars signed provider contracts, & try to predict the impact of unsigned ones. You will collaborate with experts on the Data team to translate business needs into technical analyses, test your results rigorously, & present recommendations to business stakeholders. You will learn the ins & outs of claims data, the financial strategy of constructing a network, & the incentives governing a trillion dollar industry.

You will report into a Senior Data Scientist.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze provider utilization & incentives
  • Build features & tools that give visibility into provider behavior
  • Work with stakeholders to develop analytical prototypes
  • Incorporate successful prototypes into a deployed analytical suite

Requirements:

  • You have 2+ years of relevant work experience or a Masters degree in a quantitative field
  • You use data science tools like SQL & Python
  • Youre excited about being (or becoming) a decision-maker, not just an analyst
  • You know when to look outside the data to solve problems
  • You can effectively collaborate with non-technical consumers of analysis

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working with claims data
  • Experience owning critical inputs to a system

Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves & find both belonging & support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds & perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, & we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, & volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicants disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team (accommodations@hioscar.com) to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

 
 
 
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