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Director, Enterprise Patient Safety Analytics

Company: CVS Health
Location: Woonsocket
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we're pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you'll be at the center of it all.

We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.

As the Director of Enterprise Patient Safety you will lead our Enterprise Patient Safety Analytics team. You will engage with leaders Enterprise and Retail Patient safety to define strategic roadmap for the use machine learning and aftifucual intelligence to improve patient outcomes. You will lead design and development and deployment of analytics solutions and measure their impact of health outcomes of CVS patients and customers. You will manage multiple high-profile work streams with urgency, be accountable for delivering quality results, and be able to present these results to senior leadership within the company.

Your core responsibilities will include:

  1. Lead initiatives to reduce prescription errors and improve patient outcomes in CVS Retail Pharmacy Business and across the enterprise

  2. Oversee the development and deployment of ML-based analytics solutions for patient safety topics.

  3. Lead Enterprise Patient Safety Analytics team including laying out strategic vision and roadmap for the team, recruiting, mentoring and developing people, building capabilities in data assets, operational processes and technology

  4. Use clinical expertise and technology depth to engage with key leaders across the enterprise to identify new applications of artificial intelligence in patient safety topics

Required Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills, strategic mindset and experience leading highly technical teams focused on deploying AI-based solutions in healthcare
  • Ability to engage with senior business stakeholders, executve level communication and influencing skills
  • Deep extertise in developing machine learning models and deploying them as real time production applications
  • Deep and broad data science expertise including with supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning approaches, natural language processing, modern deep neural network architecture and implementation.
  • Experience experience in health policy, epidemiology, medical research or related area including applications of quantitative methods to improve clinical outcomes
  • Excellent project management skills with ability to lead and engage in multiple projects and initiatives and appropriately, prioritize her/his own time as well as that of the direct reports, and adjust priorities as needed to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert level programming skills in Python, R, TensorFlow, or other data science environment; robust data management and reporting skills, understanding of deploying machine learning models in real time production environments including cloud (Azure, AWS), Spark-based systems, etc.
  • Highest level of attention to detail when working within legal and compliance regulations, primarily around HIPAA, patient safety work product, and attorney/client privilege while working with sensitive, confidential, and protected data.


Ph.D. in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related field is required.

MD or equivalent health research experience is a strong plus.

Business Overview

At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

Keywords: CVS Health, Woonsocket , Director, Enterprise Patient Safety Analytics, Other , Woonsocket, Rhode Island

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