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Research Data Specialist I - Surgery - Per-Diem

Company: Cedars Sinai
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Share Requisition # HRC0521227

Surgery can change lives. At Cedars-Sinai, our surgeons offer expert care for a wide range of conditions, from routine to complex!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai!

We are looking for a qualified Database developer (Data Specialist) to design stable and reliable databases, according to our company's needs. You will be supporting with developing, testing, improving and maintaining new and existing databases to help users retrieve data effectively.

The Data Specialist will manage data and will help create custom databases to examine all revenues and expenditures on our research, donor, and other awards. The specialist helps in crafting database architecture, coordinating with users and administrators to determine common needs and functions, writing database manuals, determining data organizational methods, providing technical support and training database administrators and users.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Modifying databases and products according to department needs.
  • Working to create functional requirements.
  • Providing assistance to others in topics related to data management.
  • Will work with consultants and other members of the company to improve processes.
  • Will create management methods and systems to access efficiently to information stored in database.
  • Creating reports on databases.
  • Designing and developing database architectures.
  • Design stable, reliable and effective databases.
  • Optimize and maintain legacy systems.
  • Modify databases according to requests and perform tests.
  • Solve database usage issues and malfunctions.
  • Collaborate with developers to improve applications and establish the best guidelines.
  • Gather user requirements and identify new features.
  • Develop technical and training manuals.
  • Provide data management support to users.
  • Ensure all database programs meet company and performance requirements.
  • Research and suggest new database products, services and protocols.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field, preferred.


  • Proven work experience as a Database developer.
  • In-depth understanding of data management (e.g. permissions, recovery, security and monitoring).
  • Knowledge of software development and user interface web applications.
  • Hands on experience with SQL.
  • Understanding of .Net Framework, JavaScript, HTML and Oracle.
  • Excellent analytical and organization skills.
  • An ability to understand front-end users requirements and a creative, analytical demeanor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 1-5 years experience in database development, preferred.

Physical requirements:

Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment.

  • Working Title: Research Data Specialist I - Surgery - Per-Diem
  • Department: Home Dept - Gewertz
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Academic / Research, Family & Function
  • Job Specialty: UNASSIGNED
  • Position Type: Per Diem
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Per Diem

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

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