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Data Scientist

Location
Surrey, BC
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Full Time
7 days ago

Are you looking for that opportunity to put your established data expertise to use in healthcare? If you are then Fraser Health has the perfect opportunity for you as a full time Data Scientist based out of Surrey, BC.

In this role you will build capacity and support for the cognitive computing learning systems improving insights gained from analyzing quality data. The Data Scientist adeptly uses data sets and machine learning (ML) models to find opportunities for product and process optimization as well as to test the effectiveness of different courses of action. Discovers solutions hidden in large data sets and works with partners and functional teams to improve business processes and outcomes.

Key areas of involvement include:
    •Works as the lead Data Scientist and strategist for the System Optimization department, to cultivate and develop a proven and sustainable machine learning foundation and competency for Fraser Health. •Works closely with clinical and leadership teams across the health authority to strategize and develop artificial intelligence (AI) products. •Identify, clean, and integrate large sets of structured and unstructured datasets from disparate sources for use in ML models and products. Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is meaningful for building a ML models. •Uses advanced ML processes to convert data from non-functional forms, such as scanned image text, to functional forms ready for use in further ML models. •Uses advanced ML models to identify patterns, trends, and opportunities that can make predictions or reduce workload across various clinical domains within Fraser Health •Implement ML models into production by collaborating and guiding developers. •Identifies, engages, and collaborates with specific partners as required for the development of AI products •Communicates analytic solutions to leadership. Make recommendations to leadership regarding strategic actions to maintain the ML development pipeline, analytic architectures, and life cycle to avoid potential negative consequences and system failures increase positive impact of ML systems.

Qualifications:
    •PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field •5-7 years of experience working with large datasets and machine learning models.

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC's first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities - all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Sound like the opportunity you have been looking for to advance your career? Can you see yourself joining our team that strives to make a positive difference for the people and community we service? Want to know more?

Take the next step and apply so we can continue this conversation.

Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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