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Job Description

Nursa is revolutionizing the temporary healthcare staffing industry by delivering an unparalleled level of transparency and accessibility to healthcare providers, and living out our mission to enrich the life of every clinician with innovation and opportunity. We’re committed to helping professionals such as registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) advance their careers by giving them the power to choose from available shifts provided by facilities in their area. In turn, Nursa’s marketplace platform technology empowers healthcare facilities to bring in the talent they need without spending time and resources on traditional nursing recruitment processes. By connecting healthcare clinicians and healthcare facilities to fill per diem and on-call shifts, the Nursa marketplace increases access and transparency to the $17 billion temporary clinician staffing industry. We’re a profitable, venture backed startup founded in March 2020 and are rapidly expanding. Your impact will not only be on the business, but also on the daily lives of healthcare providers and the quality of care everyone experiences.

Role overview:

The Data Scientist sits at Nursa HQ, reporting to the Manager of Data Science, working cross-functionally with Product, Strategic Operations, Engineering, Finance, and other internal stakeholders supporting the iterative improvement of Nursa’s shift pricing model through:

  • research using statistical modeling and simulation methods, and
  • development of a world-class solution in production code.

This role may become hybrid-eligible at the thirty-day mark.


  • Statistical analysis and modeling of app users’ behaviors, preferences, and demographics
  • Research using simulation methods, including contributing to simulation modeling codebase
  • Writing production-grade code for implementation of pricing model


  • Python development
  • Adeptness in constructing engaging visualizations of abstract concepts using appropriate open-source libraries (D3.js is a plus!)
  • Experience with simulation techniques and related theory
  • Understanding of commonly used probabilistic and statistical methods, including hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, A/B tests, predictive models, simulation, clustering
  • Master’s degree in mathematics, data science, statistics, computer science, or equivalent; OR bachelor’s degree in the above plus 3+ years of relevant experience

What you get in return:

  • Opportunity to revolutionize healthcare industry and build both relationships and teams that make a tangible impact
  • We empower team members to act intelligently and be owners, believing that execution is everything, and have designed a learning-focused environment where you get ongoing support and regular feedback to help you grow
  • An opportunity to join an international team with a work culture that is based on trust, flexibility, and curiosity
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Company Info.


Nursa is the platform that connects facilities and clinicians directly. You can fill shifts and take better care of patients.

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    Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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