Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) is seeking a motivated Data Scientist to be a catalyst for evidence-based decision-making. Ideal candidates should enjoy flexing their data analytics muscles to solve intriguing clinical or research problems that impact clinical care and business operations at NCH.
The position is part of a team of highly capable Data Scientists and Analysts, most having MS or PhD degrees in academic disciplines related to analytics or computer science.
The Data Scientist will contribute to the implementation of a cohesive, powerful, and actionable long-term Data Science strategy involving the analysis of large complex healthcare data sets to discover hidden patterns, trends, and associations in support of research, operational, and clinical objectives.
The Data Scientist will partner and consult with NCH stakeholders to identify opportunities to apply advanced analytic solutions, understand requirements, translate requirements to analytical problems, and provide effective data analytic solutions.
The candidate should be able to leverage both structured and unstructured data sets to create analytical solutions using tools and/or methods in at least one of the following areas: statistical and predictive modeling, machine learning, or text analytics including NLP.
Candidates must possess a PhD degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Clinical Informatics, Engineering or a related discipline, or a Master’s degree with 5+ years of experience
1+ years of data manipulation and analysis experience using R, SAS, SQL, noSQL, Python or Java etc; more experience is a plus
1+ years of data analytics experience in one or more of the following areas: statistical modeling, machine learning, natural language processing (NLP), and geospatial analytics; more experience is a plus
Experience working with clinical data is a plus
Experience working with big data, real-time or near-real-time data, and big data platforms is a plus
Strong desire to continuously learn and work within a highly collaborative culture focused on team accomplishments
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills enabling effective interaction with all levels of the organization and external contacts
Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a leading pediatric care facility and research institute. At Nationwide Children’s, we help kids everywhere and provide life-saving research and care in Cancer, NICU, The Heart Center, Muscular Dystrophy and all of our nationally ranked clinical programs. Because every discovery here, helps children everywhere.