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Philips Senior Scientific Writer in United States of America - Home Based, Massachusetts


If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may c ontact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Create comprehensive reports (formal evidence dissemination) that demonstrate the safety and performance of medical products which are part of the current or planned Philips Respironics, Sleep and Respiratory Care (SRC) product portfolio.

You are responsible for

Assures inputs into Clinical Evaluation Reports (CERs) and assures documents are complete and accurate. Generate scientific materials for external and internal communication / clinical evidence dissemination, including (at a minimum):

  • publications for peer-review submission

  • study abstracts

  • posters and/or oral presentations that are utilized at academic meetings

  • White papers / Marketing materials

  • executive summary materials

  • study outcome summaries for use in training presentations

Maintains an organized collection of clinical and scientific resources to support regulatory, research and marketing initiatives.

  • Ability to meet demand; preparing and submitting materials per deadlines (such as product launch, academic meetings, etc).

  • Ability to consistently deliver materials of high-quality; must be able to successfully submit materials that withstand critical review, including peer (scientific, regulatory, marketing) review, as well as review / audit from regulatory or notified bodies.

  • Ability to stay current with, comprehend, and execute according to new and changing requirements in support of regulatory efforts – act as a resource and subject matter expert (SME)

You are a part of

Philips is a diversified technology company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation. With a century of history and more than 450 innovative products and services, we are ready to meet today’s challenges in healthcare by creating solutions that deliver better care to more people at lower cost.

Philips Respironics is a global leader in the sleep and respiratory markets; we are passionate about providing solutions that lead to healthier patients, practices, and businesses. For us, innovation in sleep apnea management, oxygen therapy, noninvasive ventilation, and respiratory drug delivery is driven by gaining insight into the needs of our customers.

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

  • Bachelors degree required. Minimum of 5 years of experience as a medical / scientific writer, or equivalent experience.

  • Self-motivated individual who is able to manage multiple tasks and priorities in an efficient manner

  • Clear and concise writing style

  • Ability to apply analytical skills to effectively summarize, communicate and present clinical trial outcomes

  • Competent as a content originator

  • Competent to review and edit content prepared externally

  • Able to receive edits and critical review of scientific/presentation materials from peers

  • Ensure a consistent style of documents and presentation to maintain quality and ease of

  • review, where applicable

  • Ability to work independently (content originator) and collaboratively (content review among Stakeholders)

  • Solid track record of experience in abstract and journal submission

  • Must be able to communicate effectively across a diverse global network of businesses and be comfortable in a virtual environment

  • Effective organizational, communication, and project team skills

  • Must be proficient at using Microsoft Office suite of products

  • Experience in developing and/or implementing applicable standard operating procedures and way of working standards

  • Knowledge of the technology used in Philips Respironics, Sleep and Respiratory Care (SRC) product portfolio, clinical applications, medical conditions and terminology.

  • Familiarity with domestic (US) and international regulatory requirements and knowledge of GCP and ISO 14155 requirements

  • Literature research experience, medical or scientific writing.

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with conflicting deadlines.

  • Experience in publication planning and the ability to align key messages from clinical research and publications.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Clinical trial design and execution

In return, we offer you

We believe that every growth period creates an exceptional career runway. In fact, the Clinical and Scientific Affairs leadership team gets out of bed every morning with the sole focus of growing the business and growing the people who contribute to it. Luckily, you are the benefactor of this unique opportunity and leadership commitment- likely to experience an exciting high stakes, mobility-focused environment from which to create your own future – personally, professionally & financially.

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

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.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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