Job Description:

About us:

Phreesia is an integration software that streamlines the patient check-in process in ambulatory settings. Our innovative point-of-service solution digitizes intake, automates eligibility and benefits verification, calculates and collects patient responsibility and more—all before the patient sees the provider. We are the industry leader in the patient point of service market, are used by practices in all 50 states, and have grown substantially year over year.


The Role: Associate Data Scientist

Phreesia is looking for a driven and hands-on person to join our growing Data Science team; someone with strong analytical ability, who approaches problems with curiosity, and who has a passion to learn new technical skills.

In this role you will become familiar with the entire lifecycle of a Data Science project, from data exploration, modeling and analysis, to model selection, validation, evaluation, and deployment. You will be joining a team of especially smart, humorous, quick-witted, and dedicated coworkers, all passionate about data and improving patient access to healthcare. You will be responsible for contributing to data products for internal consumption, near real-time business intelligence tools, and predictive models.

We are looking for someone experienced in partnering with business stakeholders, translating their needs into technical solutions and answers, and then building and delivering those solutions. This role will report to the Senior Data Scientist that leads our forecasting and reporting pod.


You will:

Leverage Phreesia’s massive and ever-growing dataset to provide actionable business insights
Optimize targeted engagement strategies through modeling, forecasting, and evaluation
Develop methods to efficiently classify and characterize patient populations
Navigate and use diverse machine learning stacks in Python and R
Use NLP techniques to parse, process, and structure textual data
Quickly prototype ideas and solve complex problems by adapting creative approaches
Build customized dashboards for internal and external clients
Implement new features for our data products and ensure they are properly tracked throughout their lifecycle
Write clean, well-tested, code that will stand the test of time
Be an expert communicator: you could summarize your daily progress in a tweet

What you will need:

2+ years of experience in an analytical or engineering role
Familiarity with Data Science and Machine Learning toolsets such as Python (Numpy, Scipy, Pandas, Scikit-learn), R (dplyr, tidyverse, ggplot).
Experience in using statistical principles to inform decision making (e.g. experimental design, significance tests, a/b testing)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to organize, visualize, and present complex data in a way that tells a compelling story and drives decision making
Strong SQL skills


Experience contributing professional-level code using version control and familiarity with OOP
Experience using web frameworks such as Python flask or R shiny
Experience in collaborating with Data Scientists and Data Engineers to propose, test, validate, evaluate, and deploy Machine Learning models
Experience using Apache Spark
Experience using Graph and/or search Databases (e.g. neo4j, elasticsearch)
Healthcare experience and a basic understanding of clinical terms

We strive to provide a diverse and inclusive environment and are an equal opportunity employer.



Who We Are:


At Phreesia, we’re looking for smart and passionate people to help drive our mission of creating a better, more engaging healthcare experience. We’re committed to helping healthcare organizations succeed in an ever-evolving landscape by transforming the way healthcare is delivered. Our SaaS platform digitizes appointment check-in and offers tools to engage patients, improve efficiency, optimize staffing, and enhance clinical care.


Phreesia cares about our employees by providing a diverse and dynamic work environment. We’re a five-time winner of Modern Healthcare Magazine’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare award and we’ve been recognized on the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index. We are dedicated to continuously improving our employee experience by launching new programs and initiatives. If you thrive in a culture of recognition, value inclusivity, professional development, and growth opportunities, Phreesia could be a great fit!


Top-rated Employee Benefits:

100% Remote work + home office expense reimbursements
Competitive compensation + equity grants for all employees
Unlimited PTO + 8 company holidays
Monthly allowance for cell phone + internet + wellness
100% Paid 12-week parental leave to our U.S. employees, as well as a generous parental benefit to our employees in Canada
Variety of insurance coverage for people (and pets!)
Continuing education and professional certification reimbursement

We strive to provide a diverse and inclusive environment and are an equal opportunity employer.

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