Data Scientist
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 6/4/2017

Job Description

Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Aug 2, 2016, 8:12:47 AM

Conducts analyses of complex and varied healthcare and other data to demonstrate the value of new technology implementations and process improvements to create business insights that drive decision-making. Uses descriptive and inferential statistics, data mining, predictive modeling and machine learning techniques to develop insights that will optimize cost and patient outcomes. The successful candidate should have a desire to learn and innovate and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment that works in virtual teams. He or she will be motivated to use technology and data to create insights and solutions that solve re al business problems and answers important questions in the health care industry. You will bring expertise in how to set up advanced analytical tools. You have deep understanding of different structured and unstructured data storages. You are very comfortable with tools such as R, SPSS and SQL programming. A strong understanding of statistics is crucial.

Job Requirements


Fundamental Analytical Skills - Analyzing data, exploratory/descriptive analysis, statistics, data preparation

Advanced skills Strong working knowledge of data mining algorithms including predictive modeling, multivariate modeling, decision -trees, probability networks, clustering, regression, etc. and in-database analytics. Proficiency with analytic tools and programming (SQL, Advance excel and SPSS/SAS/R)

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE (Required) 5+ years of healthcare analytics experience preferred 7+ years of applied research and statistical analysis Background in statistics/probability, stochastic processes, econometric modeling, and operations research. PhD in biostatistics or Life Sciences is preferred.

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.