University of Miami Health System

Jr. Data Scientist - Scan 360, UHealth IT

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The University of Miami Health System, UHealth, has an exciting opportunity for a full time Jr. UHealth IT Data Scientist. The Jr. UHealth IT Data Scientist works collaboratively and independently to analyze, interpret, and present data from applicable data systems. The role will require collaboration with various constituents across the University of Miami enterprise to define the problem statement and to develop accurate analytical models to understand business decisions and outcomes. The Jr. UHealth IT Data Scientist will translate quantitative frameworks into code and create visualizations to convey results. Under the guidance of senior members of the team, the Jr. UHealth IT Data Scientist will assist in validating ML/AI models for use at UHealth, as well as explain the technical details of these models to clinical and operational constituents. The role will also collaborate with other UHealth IT teams to deploy ML/AI models, dashboards, and analytic products.

  • Create repeatable, interpretable, and dynamic analyses that inform business decisions and outcomes (clinical, operational, financial, and technical)
  • Work with ML models developed by external companies and help customers understand and interpret the model outputs
  • Communicate results, ideas, and complex analytical concepts to non-technical audiences, technical audiences, and key decisionmakers
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders, both technical and non-technical, and help translate ML knowledge to stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development of documentation for the extraction, handling, cleaning, and analyzing of clinical, operational, and financial data to provide high-quality data products
  • Continue to grow healthcare and analytic knowledge and incorporate new knowledge into daily work
  • Prepare and help maintain data products, such as dashboards and interactive reports, and collaborate with data engineering team and other IT teams to deploy data products into production
  • Share their passion for data science with the boarder enterprise community, including planning of and participating in educational sessions

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in a quantitative or technical field (Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Computational Linguistics, Neuroscience, computational biology etc.)
  • 2+ years' experience (preferably in a healthcare setting) or PhD with 1 years' experience
  • Certification in relevant specialty or field or obtained within first year of employment.
  • Must have experience with programming languages such as Python and R or with statistical software (SAS, Stata etc.)
  • Must be proficient with SQL databases
  • Experience and/or knowledge in cloud computing services preferred
  • Experience in projects involving large-scale multi-dimensional databases, business infrastructure, and cross-functional teams
  • Prior experience with analyzing large data sets and producing visualizations.
  • Strong technical and quantitative skills on analyzing and visualizing data with proven track record. These technical skills include, but not limited to, regression techniques, decision trees, clustering, supervised learning, unsupervised learning
  • Experience and/or knowledge in regression techniques required
  • Technical knowledge in big data technologies, open-source software tools, and cloud services highly preferred
  • Must have the ability to distill complex business problems into executable data science projects
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and public presentation skills

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza (the flu) season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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