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Data Science Senior Associate / Data Science Lead

Patient Square Capital

Menlo Park, CA

Posted November 10

Job Description

Job Description:

We are seeking a M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) with a strong background in Data Analytics to join our dynamic health care investing team. In this role, you will be responsible for leveraging your medical expertise and analytical skills to analyze claims data, patient outcomes, and support various health care initiatives. The position requires expertise in SQL and R, with additional knowledge of SAS and the Snowflake Platform considered a plus.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Claims Data Analysis: Use your medical knowledge to perform in-depth analysis of health care claims data, particularly focusing on patient journey and outcomes
  • Clinical Expertise: Apply clinical judgement and experience to research questions in support of health care investing, patient outcomes tracking, and portfolio company performance
  • Data Compilation and Organization: Compile and organize health care data from various sources, ensuring data accuracy and reliability
  • Data Analysis: Employ your analytical skills to investigate data, identify patterns, and trends within the healthcare data, contributing to strategic decision-making.
  • Data Management: Gain expertise in data storage and sharing methods, ensuring data security and compliance with industry regulations
  • Data-driven Insights: Convert raw data into actionable information that is easy for stakeholders to understand, facilitating data-driven decision-making
  • Reporting and Presentation: Develop synthesis (e.g. reports, presentations) that communicate analytic insights to management and key stakeholders



  • Medical Degree (M.D.) with a strong clinical research, epidemiology, or outcomes research background
  • Proven experience in analyzing healthcare claims data to answer clinical research questions, particularly in understanding patient journeys and outcomes
  • Proficiency in SQL and R is required
  • Familiarity with SAS, Snowflake Platform, and python is preferred but not required
  • Strong data analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams


About Patient Square Capital:

Patient Square Capital is a dedicated health care investment firm that seeks to make attractive investments by partnering with best-in-class management teams whose products, services and technologies improve health. Patient Square leverages its deep and established network to seek opportunities to deploy capital in companies across the broad health care industry with targets including biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical value chain, medical devices and diagnostics, health care providers and technology-enabled services.


Overview of Patient Square Insights:

Patient Square Insights is an in-house scientific, technical, and market research team that includes experts with advanced degrees who have spent their careers in the broader health care community. Our backgrounds enable us to rapidly identify relevant questions, conduct rich discussions with key opinion leaders, and develop a nuanced understanding of the health care ecosystem. We partner with internal deal professionals on integrated deal teams to deliver these insights and drive discussion and decision on deal opportunities and in support of our portfolio companies.

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