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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Research Data Spec I - Smidt Heart Institute (Dr. Chugh Team) in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

The Smidt Heart Institute reflects Cedars-Sinai's steadfast dedication to heart disease and research innovation giving patients access to the highest level of care. Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and niche care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to a growing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.

Join our team and use your skills with an organization known nationally for excellence in research!

The Clinical Research Data Specialist I manages the data for assigned research studies. This will include, crafting forms for data collection, clinical data abstraction, processing data, maintaining record systems, and producing project reports for studies. Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including Institutional Review Board. Our team includes clinicians, researchers and students passionate about high impact cardiovascular clinical research. As a Clinical Research Data Specialist I, you will manage the data for assigned research studies. This will include, crafting pipelines for data collection, clinical data abstraction, processing data, maintaining record systems, and producing project reports for studies.

Additional responsibilities include the opportunity to participate in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing and manipulating data and building models to assist in the clinical and operational setting. Create sustainable data science infrastructure and adhere to data analysis/machine learning standard methodologies. Perform exploratory data analysis to gauge the need for or appropriateness of sophisticated analytical methods. Test and validate code to ensure the robustness of data applications. Act as an advisor or thought partner to collaborators by identifying issues for resolution, providing research expertise and summarizing findings. Collaborate to problem solve and make decisions to achieve desired outcomes. Establish effective working relationships with cross-functional team(s).

•Analysis of research data using applicable analysis applications and packages

•Participate in publications and presentations as an author.

•Designs and performs experiments with colleagues and collaborators

•Participates in required training and education programs regarding protecting patient data, standard methodologies with research integrity and applicable laws.



Bachelor of Arts


Bachelor of Science


Equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Degrees: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math, Statistics, or equivalent


•Crucial skills include proficiency using Python, R, and SQL, including PyTorch, Tensorflow, and Scipy. CUDA experience desirable but not essential.

•Relevant background experience includes clinical and / or statistical training or work experience.

•In conjunction with a biostatistician, may perform sophisticated statistical analysis for publication.

Physical Demand:

  • Able to perform moderate lifting.

  • Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.

  • Able to read papers and online documents.

  • Able to operate standard office equipment.

  • Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1365483A

Working Title : Clinical Research Data Spec I - Smidt Heart Institute (Dr. Chugh Team)

Department : Heart Institute

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Academic / Research

Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $23.39 - $39.76

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.