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Providence Health & Services Senior Data Scientist in Irvine, California


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Data Scientist to our location in Spokane, WA.

We are seeking a Senior Data Scientist who will provide strong analytical and leadership expertise for advanced strategic projects supporting the Providence system. This includes using creativity to solve data and analytical strategic and research problems. The Senior Data Scientist will create databases, conduct appropriate analyses and present data and information in an innovative format for interpretation by organizational leaders. The Senior Data Scientist is involved in investigative design, data collection, performs statistical analysis of data, interprets results, verifies data accuracy, and prepares final reports using computer graphics and word processing software. Act as a consultant and promoter to business leaders on advanced analytics and machine learning tools and techniques to advance this work across the Providence system.

In this position you will:

  • Use creativity to solve data and analytical problems for the organization.

  • Visualize complex data into an easy-to-understand format for interpretation by leaders across the organization.

  • Create appropriate databases from multiple data sources including ERP system(s), electronic medical record, as well as survey, patient-entered data, hospital, and health plan data.

  • Creative ability to evaluate and assess available relevant data sources (both internal and publicly available data) to bring them together for the given study/project.

  • Communicate with diverse stakeholders across the organization. Communication and presentation to senior leadership across the organization. Tailor findings and outputs to different stakeholder groups.

  • Lead on all applicable project teams to assist in defining the necessary outcome data to collect and sources for collecting that data.

  • Lead in Applying project management methodologies, software, and other tools if appropriate, to support project organization and management.

  • Lead in study and quality project design in a collaborative relationship with investigators, clinicians, management, and staff. Follow and implement solid research methodologies in study design, evaluation planning, and reproducibility of results.

  • Act as a consultant and promoter to business leaders on advanced analytics to promote this work across the Providence system.

  • Provide mentoring to less experienced analysts in their initial analytical projects and efforts.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 5 years experience in data analysis, advanced statistical analysis or predictive analytics 5 years hands-on experience data mining and predictive modeling

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Analytical Sciences (statistics, finance, public health, epidemiology, hard/soft science) or equivalent educ/experience

  • Ph.D. in Analytical Sciences (statistics, finance, public health, epidemiology, hard/soft science)

  • 2 years Machine learning, deep learning, neural networks

  • 1 year experience in the Healthcare field

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Analytics/Business Intelligence

Location: Washington-Spokane

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland, Washington-Renton, California-Irvine

Req ID: 306557