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Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017 4:09 AM

Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips' health technology portfolio generated 2015 sales of EUR 16.8 billion and employs approximately 69,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter. We challenge you to join Philips as a Radiology Data Scientist that can bridge the gap between the clinical, the imaging modalities, and IT stakeholders at a clinical site, and the research and prototyping back office within Philips. The scientist should be able to work in a multidisciplinary team of software engineers, clinical scientists, physicians, department staff, and researchers. The Scientist will join an experienced team of Philips personnel and will be trained at the business and research facilities. You should be capable of building an effective collaboration with both clinical, department and IT staff. Duties will include: installation of clinical prototypes on site, connection with the hospital IT systems, configuration to the local clinical needs, support in evaluation of prototypes and solving of on-site problems, clinical and operational needs assessment, and solution definition and development. Focus is partially on algorithm/methodology research and matching clinical and operational needs to development activities with more emphasis on hands-on work in adapting, configuring and evaluating clinical prototypes. In order to start with a good understanding of the existing technical platforms, an initial stay of approximately 3-4 weeks with the Radiology Solutions business is essential. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY We require a PhD/M.S. in clinical informatics, computer science, biomedical engineering or equivalent, and the following: • Understanding of clinical workflow and systems, with an emphasis on radiology or interventional procedures, developed through experience in working with caregivers in clinical environments • Research experience in the design, development, and evaluation of clinical decision support applications • Experience in employing information retrieval and extraction, natural language processing, machine learning, clinical decision support and/or knowledge management methods within clinical IT environment • Familiarity in the use of controlled clinical terminologies and ontologies (UMLS, SNOMED, ICD, etc) • Understanding of medical image processing techniques for segmentation & quantification • Software engineering experience in a clinically oriented research environment, including programming experience with Javascript,, HTML 5.0, C/C++/C# and/or the .Net framework • Demonstrated successful experience working in a medical environment Build network and knowledge • Create and maintain an effective network with the clinical and IT stakeholders in the clinical institute. • Build and expand both clinical and hospital IT knowledge with respect to radiology workflow. • Support clinical partner in using and evaluating prototypes including training and on-site support. • Gather clinical feedback and translate this into additional requirements for further prototypes and research areas. • Maintain a strong relationship with Radiology Solutions business and Philips Research to feed new requirements and receive new prototype functionality to install on site. Integrate and prototype clinical application software • Develop and drive IT and modality innovation to improve clinical and operational performance of Radiology Departments • Work with the local IT department on the requirements, design and implementation of interfaces of the prototype to local hospital IT systems, including PACS, RIS, lab system and EMR. • Support integration of prototypes into local hospital IT infrastructure. • Configure prototypes according to local clinical needs, including clinical documentation / reporting and adaptation to local clinical guidelines. • Solve small problems bugs – report larger ones to supporting back office engineering team. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED AND NECESSARY SKILLS: • Interest in multidisciplinary clinical problems. Experience in cancer care is an advantage; eagerness to learn is a must. • Good analytic and problem solving skills. Pragmatism, goal-oriented thinking. • Good communicative skills. Ability to maintain relationships with clinicians and hospital IT people. • Be able to work independently on-site while keeping close cooperation with the back office. • Experience with semantic technologies, such as OWL, RDF, SPARQL, reasoners/classifiers • Experience in workflow analysis and business processes such as LEAN or six sigma is beneficial • Knowledge of the principles of medical image acquisition and processing • Knowledge of data analysis and statistical methodology with some experience in R, Minitab, or similar packages • Experience in health care data and communication standards (HL7; DICOM) • Good programming skills. Experience in C# and .NET, HTML 5.0, JSON, SQL, python, Service Oriented Architectures and other web technologies is a plus. Philips Electronics Ltd is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection #LI-PS1

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• Location: Toronto

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