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Operational informatics Scientist

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Shape how we design & develop solutions to a market segment where information technology is bringing high impact to improve people’s lives. With our software solutions, we target diversified segments within Healthcare industry, like Hospitals, Primary Care facilities, Specialized Clinics, etc. Join us if you want to leave your mark and influence how technology will transform the delivery of care to societies around the world.

You are responsible for

  • Developing, evaluating, and driving strategies on new information technologies to promote health and wellbeing

  • Analyzing technology and sophisticated systems with the intent of design and development of learning health systems which aim to enhance the quality, safety and efficiency of care

  • Understanding the clinical relevance of hospital data, from vital signs measurements up to, and including, enterprise-level data and their application in various care environments

  • Co-defining and updating the vision and innovation strategy within Acute Care research (covering high-acuity clinical (e.g. ICU), via low-acuity (e.g. General Ward), to post-discharge home settings) based on deep understanding of customer needs together with market forces and trends

  • Scouting and selecting enabling technologies suitable for realizing technical proof-points of envisioned clinical propositions taking into account technology readiness levels, patent landscapes, consumer insights and market acceptance

  • Leading and driving a technical area and be recognized a technical expert, making sure the smooth and efficient execution of research projects, and deliver results on time and in good quality as required.

  • Keeping abreast of technical and clinical developments in own field through outside-in scouting, key contacts, and study of relevant literature.

  • Generating intellectual property around the technical aspects of the developed propositions

You are a part of

Philips Research, is the source of many advanced developments in Healthcare, Lifestyle and Technology. Building on 100 years of experience in industrial research and our world-leading patent position, we're dedicated to bringing meaningful innovations that improve people's lives. We provide technology options for innovations in the area of health and well-being, targeted at both developed and emerging markets. Positioned at the front-end of the innovation process, we work on everything from spotting trends and ideation to proof of concept and first-of-a-kind product development. For more insights you can

The Hospital Services & Informatics department combines deep multidisciplinary expertise in order to drive technical, clinical and business model innovation. Deep understanding of unmet clinical needs and of the evolving Healthcare systems provide the basis for such innovation. Products, software and services are combined into broader solutions spanning across multiple stages of the care continuum. Prototypes are developed and evaluated together with clinical collaborators in an agile approach. Tight collaboration with other R&D departments, local markets, and Philips Connected Cared (CC) and Precision Diagnosis (PD) business cluster ensures translation into commercial offerings and an economy of scale.

The Precision Diagnosis (PD) business cluster consists of multiple imaging, informatics, and solutions businesses, and sits at the core of the health continuum – delivering integrated solutions and focusing on particularly on the clinical spaces Radiology, Cardiology, Oncology, Pathology, Neurology and others.

The Connected Care (CC) Cluster is the global leader in providing patient monitoring, population health, and therapeutic care solutions. The Connected Care Cluster has the ambition to seamlessly connect patients, caregivers and ultimately consumers both inside and outside the hospital, enabling true networks of care. They bring together monitoring and therapeutic devices, software and services to create smart solutions to deliver on the quadruple aim of value-based healthcare.

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

  • Master’s degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology or equivalent (PhD a plus)

  • Medical Training (Medical Doctor (MD) / Registered Nurse (RN) / Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) or equivalent) is a plus

  • Excellent skills and experience in Healthcare IT-systems

  • Knowledge of SaaS / Informatics propositions (EMR, EHR, PACS, telehealth, Etc.)

  • Knowledge of Operational Informatics solutions (EMR, HIS, Command Centers, RTLS, healthcare analytics solutions, workforce management solutions, care coordination & collaboration solutions, Etc.)

  • Creativity and ability to translate explorative ideas into tangible results that may lead to future solutions and (data-driven) services

  • Ability to discuss and direct on all relevant technical levels, ranging from high-level system architecture to detailed data & signal processing algorithms

  • Research and innovation mindset

  • Knowledge of the global medical IT market including the characteristics of the clinical domain, market segments, main trends and main competitors

  • A natural leader with the ability to reduce complexity and the gift to tackle strategic challenges

  • Proven track record of creating significant impact in multinational organizations

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

  • Willingness to travel (10%)

Required personal characteristics

  • Highly motivated, flexible, social and disciplined team player

  • Eager to define, set-up and shape new innovation directions

  • Enthusiastic, representative and entrepreneurial personality

  • Eager to learn and improve e.g. by new technologies, process improvements

  • Creative, and abstract thinker with a good balance to application

  • Result-driven, accurate and quality minded

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Team spirit enabling you to build engaging relationships with project and program teams in Research, with key partners in Philips businesses and market teams, and with healthcare customers

In return, we offer you

  • A competitive salary;

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually;

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance;

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching;

  • Colleagues who are the best and brightest in their field;

  • Competitive company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

  • Healthy work-life balance and in an international environment

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 2.5 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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