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Job Description

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

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. Cedars-Sinai has once again solidified its position as a global healthcare technology leader, receiving top accolades in not one but two prestigious surveys.

Why work here?

Cedars-Sinai placed in the top 20 on Newsweek’s “World's Best Smart Hospitals 2024” list, which highlights hospitals that have excelled in the utilization of electronic functionalities, telemedicine, digital imaging, artificial intelligence and robotics.

The organization’s Healthtech excellence was acknowledged again, this time by the esteemed “CHIME Digital Health Most Wired“ recognition program. Cedars-Sinai was assigned a Level 10—the most prestigious level of certification—among more than 300 surveyed healthcare organizations. Cedars-Sinai netted high scores across multiple domains and particularly excelled in the areas of infrastructure, interoperability, and population health innovation.

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 querying databases, data processing, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, deploying production models, and communicating findings. Writes clean, performant, reusable code to perform repeatable analyses & to train, and deploy models to multiple environments. Assists in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing and manipulating data and building models to assist in the clinical and operational setting.

  • Creates database-to-deployment pipelines for models using the vital programming languages (primarily R, Python, SQL).
  • Creates sustainable data science infrastructure and adheres to data analysis/machine learning best practices.
  • Performs exploratory data analysis to gauge the need for or appropriateness of sophisticated analytical methods.
  • Tests and validates code to ensure robustness of data applications.


Experience Requirements:

Two (2) plus years of experience in healthcare, clinical research, or pharmaceutical industries working with electronic medical record data.

Experience programming at an intermediate to advanced skill level with the Python programming language.

Experience programming at intermediate proficiency level in SQL (Oracle, Redshift preferred).

Experience with predictive model data preparation and feature engineering.

Experience managing production level predictive analytics.

Regression, Time Series, XGBoost, Random Forest, SVM, Naive Bayes (standard Scikit learn models). Data Robot experience a plus.

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

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.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, machine learning, applied mathematics, econometrics, statistics, engineering, physics, or related field.

Master’s or PhD preferred.


Req ID : 1355

Working Title : Data Scientist - Remote

Department : Advance Analytic Services

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Information Technology

Job Specialty : Bus Intelligence/Reporting

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $103,833.6 - $166,129.6

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