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Philips Clinical Research Associate-Respiratory Therapist in Carlsbad, California


In this role, you have the opportunity to:

As a Clinical Research-Respiratory Therapist, you will use your expertise in respiratory therapy in support of Clinical Affairs and R&D Engineering. You will stay ahead of technical and application developments in respiratory therapy technology and make that knowledge available for use within Philips, contributing to successful transfers of research results to the business.

You are responsible for:

  • Work closely with R&D Engineers and Product Managers to provide in-depth clinical respiratory therapy knowledge in support of product development

  • Respond to questions from engineering regarding metrics, etc. pertaining to respiratory therapy guidelines

  • Perform research as needed to provide applicable information

  • Participate in Human Factors / Usability Testing by 3rd party providers, develop protocols, train engineers, and observe testing

  • Identify issues that need resolution to ensure safety and effectiveness of the products

  • Participate in cross-functional meetings to provide clinical perspective and knowledge

  • Knowledge of how to, or a willingness to learn to, write protocols, reports, and other forms of research projects for various studies that Clinical Affairs is engaged in

You are a part of:

The Philips Hospital Respiratory Care business products include invasive and noninvasive hospital ventilators, patient interfaces, sensors, and monitoring equipment. We believe that by understanding our customers’ problems we can ease the discomfort of ventilation by providing innovative solutions to improve the patient-ventilator experience, permit speech, and speed liberation. These technological breakthroughs allow the clinician to concentrate more on the patient and less on the device.

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

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist, Bachelor degree required, relevant Master level degree preferred

  • Minimum of 5+ years of critical care experience as Registered Respiratory Therapist, preferably with NICU and PICU experience

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work on multiple projects, and work effectively in a demanding, time-sensitive environment

  • Interest in and passion for research, bringing innovations to market and working in multidisciplinary teams

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal

  • Must be available to travel domestically approximately 25%, with occasional international travel

In return, we offer you:

An opportunity to sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we’re used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. Philips is one of the world's leading healthcare technology companies. We are committed to understanding the technological and human needs of patients and caregivers and to delivering solutions that enable more confident diagnoses, more efficient delivery of care, and more positive user experiences. People focused. Healthcare simplified.

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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