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Cerner Data Scientist in North Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

Data Scientist

Job Description:

Our Strategic Growth Population Health team is hiring for a Data Scientist. This role will focus on providing date through our HealtheIntent platform to clients. This includes creating risk and forecasting models for clients. The Data Scientist role will optimize and recommend the ideal algorithm for clients to create the next generation of intelligence to improve health and care. The Data Scientist will need strong working knowledge of data mining algorithms including decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, and neural networks. Various programming languages, statistical software, visualization tools, and platforms will be used. This requires the ability to learn independently and apply new skills quickly. He/she will be expected to present their findings and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders. If you love data and healthcare this is the role for you!

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Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

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Company Overview:

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

EEO is the Law (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/FF88D3155CB245EB98BA1DB8F934E3E5.ashx

E-Verify Participation (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/88648CD9668E49FBA6EB9C11FAA1634F.ashx

Right to Work (English) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/E1CD6BEF8082430E882E5CD9D5165A86.ashx

EEO is the Law (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/801186E054394473A0E1380768F3FE47.ashx

E-Verify Participation (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/88648CD9668E49FBA6EB9C11FAA1634F.ashx

Right to Work (Spanish) at https://www.cerner.com/-/media/96E03778704E4492B394F95521A0B7E8.ashx


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Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Analytics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Applied Mathematics or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

  • At least 3 years of data mining, quantitative analysis, and/or statistical modeling including predictive performance and algorithm optimization work experience

  • At least 3 years of statistical programming and applied programming work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in healthcare

  • Experience with SQL, R and other data programming languages


  • Willing to travel up to 20%

  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations

  • Work in accordance with corporate and organization security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position

  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned



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North Kansas City

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Data & Analytics

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