Philips Clinical Scientist Orthotrauma & Spine Surgery in Best, Netherlands

Clinical Scientist Orthotrauma & Spine Surgery

As a Clinical Scientist Orthotrauma & Spine surgery you work on projects that give you the opportunity to contribute to meaningful solutions which directly improve the quality of people's lives .

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Philips challenges you to use your clinical knowledge and translate these skills into concrete applications to create growth for our business and yourself. You and your team are responsible for defining and developing clinical studies for regulatory claims and publications.

You are responsible for

As a Clinical Scientist, you are responsible for the evidence gathering to confirm our long-term clinical strategy of our Image Guided Therapy Systems Business Innovation Unit (BIU). Clinical areas comprise Cardiology, Electrophysiology, (Neuro-) Endovascular Interventions and Surgery and this role has a strong Orthotrauma and Spine surgery. A key element is maintaining and developing a global network of clinical Key Opinion Leaders (KOL’s) and jointly driving its evidence implementation in line with the BIU strategy and its stakeholders. Key areas of responsibility:

  • Keep abreast of clinical, regulatory, market, (interaction-) design and technical developments in the relevant areas through clinical workflow analysis, Medical Advisory Boards, frequent clinical visits, Literature research and Conference participation.

  • Initiate 'Clinical investigation studies' for feasibility and 'post-market clinical studies' to gather scientific evidence for publications using state of the art protocols and study designs, in close collaboration with marketing on the required proof points.

  • Make knowledge available for operational use within Philips to support (regional) marketing efforts and increase market awareness and acceptance of new technology solutions, by demonstrating the added value to clinical outcome and/or workflow efficiency, through transfers of clinical science results to Marketing, Application and Development.

  • Manage a network of Key Opinion Leaders and clinical sites.

You are part of

You will work the IGT-S Clinical Science and Medical Affairs department in Best. In the Clinical science department the focus is on looking forward to creation and gathering evidence on value of new technologies in clinical practice. Projects are usually multidisciplinary with both technical people as well as and representatives from marketing, regulatory and involvement of our healthcare partners..

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

First of all, you are a strong leader, creative and analytical. In addition you are a team player and a coach. You have a ‘hands-on’ approach and good communication skills and are able to communicate well with all stakeholders (Physician investigators, Marketing, Clinical Science, Suppliers, and Development etc). You are willing to travel abroad to visit Hospitals and congresses.

You have an MD, Masters and/or PhD degree in biomedical sciences, preferably an Orthotrauma with clinical trial research experience in a hospital environment and/or at least 1-3 years’ work experience in the industry.

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore!

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

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