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Cedars-Sinai Data Scientist in Los Angeles, California

Come join us and find out why Cedars-Sinai has been ranked as one of the top 100 best places to work in IT as ranked by 2018 Computerworld Magazine and awarded "Most Wired, Level 10" in 2019 by Chime Healthcare's Most Wired!

The Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team at Cedars-Sinai understands that true clinical transformation and the optimization of a clinical information systems implementation is fueled through the alignment of the right people, processes and technologies.

What will you be doing in this role?

The Data Scientist delivers analytical solutions using programming, data-mining, statistics, machine-learning and visualization techniques. Responsibilities include understanding complex analytic issues through discussion with clinical and operational staff, constructing analytic datasets using SQL, building and deploying machine learning models, communicating findings through presentations and dashboards. The Data Scientist writes clean, performant, reusable code to perform to train and deploy models in cloud and on-prem environments.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, machine learning, applied mathematics, econometrics, statistics, engineering, physics, or related discipline.

  • Master's degree in computer science, machine learning, applied mathematics, econometrics, statistics, engineering, physics, or related discipline is preferred.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2-4 years of professional experience in healthcare or pharmaceutical industries working with electronic medical record data.

  • Experience programming at an intermediate to advanced skill level with a high-level programming language such as R or Python.

  • Experience programming at a basic to intermediate proficiency level in SQL.

  • Demonstrated ability to express complex analytical and technical information to senior management or to audiences with clinical training.

  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical reasoning and decision-making skills.

  • Strong understanding and experience in researching and resolving data issues with a logical, instinctive, and problem-solving mentality working with large, complex and incomplete sources.

  • Exhibit strong project management skills and experience working independently on multiple projects with competing priorities and a strong commitment to meeting goals and deadlines.

  • Experience in healthcare machine learning is preferred.

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.

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