Philips Clinical Scientist in San Diego, California

Your challenge

As the Clinical Scientist, you will support premarket approvals, including defining data and documentation strategies and managing any related reporting, submissions, and clinical claims for the company.


  • Generate Clinical Evaluation Reports (CERs) that are compliant with MEDDEV 2.7.1 revision 4 and the soon-to-be-released Medical Device Regulation (MDR)

  • Provide Health Hazard Evaluations (HHEs) and clinical assessments to support Quality Assurance and Complaint Handling activities

  • The incumbent will play a vital role in CE Marking of current and future Image Guided Therapy (IGT) products

  • 5 most important responsibilities:

  • CER generation with minimal oversight

  • HHE preparation for cross-functional review and editing

  • Clinical assessment drafting for Quality Assurance

  • Author balanced summaries of peer-reviewed medical publications

  • Support Business Development due diligence efforts

Your team

  • Philips Volcano, Image Guided Therapy (IGT) Devices, Scientific Affairs Department

  • Most important stakeholders: Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Reimbursement, General Counsel, Training and Education

  • The incumbent will have cross-sector and multi-national collaboration opportunities

  • Our team is currently comprised of 4 members, 2 of us are San Diego-based, and 2 work remotely; despite our geographic separation, we are tightly knit and genuinely care about each other personally and professionally; we succeed because we trust, respect, and communicate freely with one another

Your Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (e.g., MS, MD, PhD, PharmD) in a scientific discipline

  • Minimum of 3 years medical device industry experience in a Clinical, Scientific, Regulatory, and/or Medical Affairs role

  • Track record of successful Clinical Evidence Report (CER) generation

  • Direct experience with adverse event (AE) / serious adverse event (SAE) evaluation for both pre-market and post-market medical devices

  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

What you will bring

  • Direct experience with generation of MEDDEV 2.7.1 revision 4 compliant CERs

  • Detailed knowledge of the nature and impact that the transition from the Medical Device Directive (MDD) to the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) will have on Manufacturers and Notified Bodies

  • Experience as a health care professional (e.g., as a nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician’s assistant, medical imaging technician, pharmacist, etc.)

Location: San Diego, CA

Our offer

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow:

Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy.

Thanks to our employees, we are at the forefront of the Healthcare industry. Healthcare providers, backed by our many market leading solutions, are able to diagnose confidently, improve care, and increase the quality of life for patients across North America each and every day.

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