Data Scientist II

Full time

Employment Information

Work Schedule:

This is a full time, 1.0 FTE. Shifts will be scheduled Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

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Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Data Scientist II to:

  • Employ a robust knowledge of healthcare to deliver solutions that turn data into actionable insights, such as:
  • Using real-time data from the electronic chart to both predict an adverse event for a patient at the hospital and to alert nurses with sufficient time to intervene.
  • Employ natural language processing on clinical notes to recommend health services to a patient’s doctor during the patient’s visit.
  • Develop a statistical algorithm that accurately measures and predicts how much healthcare a patient will need.
  • Perform experiments and conduct learning to identify the best algorithms, predictive models, and data science solutions.

At UW Health, you will have:

  • An excellent benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid time off, retirement plans, two-week parental leave and adoption assistance.
  • Options for a variety of schedules and shifts that offer flexibility and allow for work-life balance.
  • Access to UW Health’s Wellness Options at Work that support employee/family well-being.
  • Tuition benefits eligibility - UW Health invests in your professional growth by helping pay for coursework associated with career advancement.


Minimum – Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, or relevant quantitative Engineering field (Four (4) years relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree)

Preferred – Master’s or Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, or relevant Engineering field

Work Experience:


  • Two years of data science or machine learning engineering experience including delivering high quality data science solutions to stakeholders
  • Two years of experience with data and statistical analysis preferably with large data sets or unstructured data (free text, images, machine or IoT)
  • One year of experience in healthcare (provider or payer)

Licenses and Certifications:


  • Epic certifications in Cogito
  • Epic badge or certification in Cognitive Computing Platform
  • Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

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