Posted on Oct 12th 2019

Senior Scientist Health Information Technology


Full time



Posted on Oct 12th 2019


Full time



Job Title

Senior Scientist Health Information Technology

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Build a high growth business that helps improve the efficiency and efficacy of care delivery in and outside hospitals, for better patient outcome, better care giver experience, and lower healthcare cost, while contributing in the Philips digital transformation journey as a high-valued member of a word-class innovation organization.


You are responsible for

·     Leading or supporting in developing advanced solutions for managing hospital workflows and pathways complying with international and/or China medical standards (guidelines, expert consensus), to enable optimized care delivery in hospitals and across integrated delivery networks (IDNs). 

·     Helping identify research directions in relevant areas that potentially have high business impact, based on thorough understanding of unmet needs in China healthcare systems and up-to-date technological development in health informatics.

·     Contributing to establishing the group know-how and competency on hospital information systems, clinical workflow and pathways, cross-departmental diagnosis and treatment, and associated financial aspects.

·     Being responsible for smooth and efficient execution of research projects, and endeavor in translating research outcome into business opportunities.

·     Actively seeking for open innovation opportunities with universities, hospitals and other external knowledge centers, to ensure the success of research projects.

·     Managing well the research outcome in the form of IP, internal technical reports and quality publications, where applicable.

·     Working along with peer colleagues across projects, groups and labs, remain open in sharing insights and make sure communication goes well and timely.


You are a part of

Philips Research Laboratories, a word-class innovation engine with a history of more than 100 years and numerous inventions that have changed the human history. You will conduct the research in the team of Connected Care within the Connected Care/Personal Health department, reporting to Team Leader. You will work with a team of passionate, professional and multi-disciplinary scientists, meantime connecting to the global Research community and related business stakeholders.


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

·     Master or PhD degree in Health Informatics, Biomedical Engineering or alike.

·     Excellent research capability demonstrated with good track record (e.g. publications at renowned international journals/conferences). Overseas experience is a strong plus.

·     Solid knowledge of hospital information systems (e.g., CPOE, EMR, RIS, LIS and PACS) and related data format standards (e.g., HL7, DICOM, FHIR and IHE), medical terminology, clinical workflow and pathways, China healthcare ecosystem and associated financial aspects.

·     Architecture, development and deployment experiences in hospital information systems are preferred, in particular in a lean and agile working environment.

·     Passionate on industrial research, eager to learn and open-minded; be flexible and out-of-box thinking; result-oriented, and with a good team spirit.

·     Proficient in communication, with good grasp of English both oral and written.


In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is among one of the most innovative companies in the world. Developing in this world-class innovation organization opens many doors for your long term career, not only as a scientific researcher, but also as an innovator or leader. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

How we work at Philips
Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.
Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way. Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:
We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.


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Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerard Philips started a small light bulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide. But it did. Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team. We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while tranforming themselves personally and professionally. Working at Philips is more than a job. It's an experience filled with unexcepted moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.




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