NLP Research Scientist for Clinical Data

    • Cambridge, MA

Job Title

NLP Research Scientist for Clinical Data

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to Participate in various research-related activities around clinical decision support, real-time diagnostic, therapeutic decision support, operational workflow improvement, and other healthcare-related applications, focusing on research, development, and evaluation of first-of-kind algorithms and prototypes for clinicians and other relevant partners, which will help make better and informed decisions, improving patient care, optimizing clinical and operational outcomes in clinical workflows.
Applicants should be located in the United States and be available to relocate to Cambridge, MA.

You are responsible for

  • Apply your expertise in Natural Language Processing/Deep Learning/Machine Learning methods on EHR, and other healthcare-related structured and unstructured data (e.g. Clinical Notes such as Consultation, Discharge, History & Physical, Procedures, and Progress Note; and Radiology, Cardiology, and Pathology Diagnostic Reports)
  • Research, design, develop and evaluate first-of-a-kind solutions to provide clinical decision support, improve clinical workflow, and optimize patient outcomes;
  • Research innovative solutions, develop new concepts, and build proof-of-concept demonstrators and validate results with clinical data.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary teams to contribute to innovation roadmaps.
  • Interact with business partners and customers to understand their problems, share insights and validated practices.
  • Partner with Philips businesses to deliver high-quality innovations with performance validated with customers and clinical collaborators.
  • Help build and lead collaborative relationships with external partners, the scientific community, and governmental resources.
You are a part of Philips has offerings spanning components, modules, systems, turnkey projects and services, and is recognized as a pioneer and leader in the healthcare industry. We simplify healthcare by focusing on the people in the care cycle - patients and care providers. Through combining human insights and clinical expertise, we aim to improve patient outcomes while lowering the burden on the healthcare system and providers. Philips delivers advanced solutions to health professionals to meet the needs of patients, and to empowered consumers for affordable healthcare whether in a hospital or at home.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
  • Ph.D. in Computer Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics, or a related field
  • Hands-on expertise in developing Natural Language Processing based solutions.
  • Demonstrated NLP expertise through scientific publications and/or successful product development; additional Deep Learning/Machine Learning experience in addition to NLP will be a strong plus.
  • Python programming experience required
  • Experience working on medical informatics (unstructured data)
  • Software prototyping experience in a clinically oriented research environment a strong plus
  • Understanding of clinical workflow and systems and experience in working with clinicians a strong plus
  • Experience with health information systems (EMR, PACS, HIS/RIS etc) a strong plus
  • Experience with relevant data analytics and visualization tools a plus
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams expected
  • Self-motivated, committing to results, and team-player expected
  • Flexible and quick-learner expected
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills expected
In return, we offer you We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people-centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.

Join us and work in a dynamic environment with opportunities to contribute to a number of innovation topics and application areas in relation to healthcare solutions and services. You have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of your team. We offer competitive benefits and salary package.
Why should you join Philips? Working at Philips is more than a job. It is 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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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