HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Data Science Engineer in Nashville, Tennessee

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services; a company comprised of locally-managed facilities that includes about 162 hospitals and 113 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 199,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve. Building on the foundation provided by our Mission & Values, HCA puts patients first and works to constantly improve the care we give them by implementing measures that support our caregivers, help ensure patient safety and provide the highest possible quality.

Summary of Position: The Clinical Services Group (CSG) is responsible for the development and implementation of HCA’s Clinical Informatics program as well as the expansion of business processes and performance related to HCA's Clinical Data Management (CDM) strategy. The Consulting Data Product Engineer is a recognized subject-matter expert who actively participates in the development and implementation of CDM requirements as they relate to the clinical, administrative and financial process and variations in the Clinical Informatics Program. The Consulting Data Product Engineer will support technically complex CDM projects in design, development, implementation, and support of solutions. This role will be responsible for delivering full-stack web property development commitments related to CDM. Additionally, the Consulting Data Product Engineer will present high quality solutions defined in the CDM project.

Duties and Responsibilities: * Actively participate in complex design and development assignments across the department.

  • Thoroughly understand assigned applications and system architecture.

  • Conduct research for understanding of new industry technologies as needed.

  • Lead and manage multiple project tasks at a time.

  • Consistently deliver according to commitments and product plan dates.

  • Coordinate team work activities and mentor team members to produce defined deliverables.

  • Define and communicate the work assignments and completion criteria to team members, clarify work expectations, monitor activities and report on status.

  • Delegate tasks for effective delivery of solutions.

  • Collaborate with others on product specification and parameters.

  • Write technical specifications and provide documentation of work.

  • Accurately estimate assigned project tasks.

  • Develop software to HCA standards.

  • Conduct peer reviews of development work completed by team members.

  • Write unit and functional testing of own code thoroughly, and instrument code thoroughly.

  • Build strong relationships within the department and company, including business owners.

  • Understand assigned applications and system architecture.

  • Lead troubleshooting activities to resolution.

  • Work on assignments involving the use of various technologies.

  • Develop software with a focus on operations and continuous deployment.

  • Mentor other engineers on the applications and system architecture.

  • Complete assignments on time and aid others in doing the same.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

  • Direct the performance of simple, moderate and complex programming assignments within the department.

  • Provide after-hours/on-call support as needed.

Qualifications: * Quick learner who easily adapts to functional programming principles and embraces DevOps practices.

  • Demonstrated problem resolution oversight for production systems as needed across the department.

  • Strategic design, construction and implementation of software in a DevOps environment. This includes selecting, gathering specifications for, designing and implementing solutions for consumers throughout the enterprise.

  • Demonstrated extensive experience in large-scale reporting development projects.

  • Demonstrated capability to lead team members in technically complex projects in design, development, implementation, and support of solutions.

  • Knowledge of clinical data within a healthcare system.

  • Ability to communicate and facilitate topics clearly and effectively across department lines; working inside peer groups and receiving guidance from supervisor.

  • Demonstrated oral, written and technical communication skills required.

  • Self-starter/self-motivated; driven to exceed established goals.

  • Works independently, receiving minimal guidance. Acts as a team lead for multi-disciplinary team projects.

  • Acts as a mentor and provides direction to colleagues with less experience.

  • Possesses interpersonal skills to work in a high profile and fast paced team.

  • Technical aptitude to learn and adapt to new industry applications and tools.

  • Some travel required.

  • Typical work week hours can vary depending on workload and project deliverables.

Education and Experience * Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • Specific expertise and experience preferred in the following areas: Clojure, Haskell, OCaml, ECMAScript, Ruby, Python, ANSI SQL, Hadoop ecosystem products.

  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience required. #LI-TF1 #CB

Title: Data Science Engineer

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Corporate Main Campus

Requisition ID: 10201-19078