Clinical Research Assistant Co-op
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Posted: November 25, 2016
Reference ID: 1915119413
About Philips: As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips is focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovations across three interconnected sectors: Healthcare, Lighting and Consumer Lifestyle. Philips opened its first U.S. office in 1933, and today, the United States is the company's largest single market in the world, with more than 22,000 employees and operations at 50 major facilities in 22 states. At Philips, we believe that in order to make something for a person, you first have to be one. That's why, we empower our employees to build personally meaningful careers by encouraging them to take the experiences and interests that motivate them in their daily lives and apply them professionally. About the role: The student will be involved with research and development initiatives, and validating models, etc. Candidates should have a basic understanding of medical/health physics in a hospital setting and more specifically the concepts of radiation exposure and dose to humans. A basic understanding of the use of x-rays for medical imaging is a plus. The student must have strong computer skills using Microsoft office products and strong math and statistics skills to effectively manipulate and analyze data. The student may have access to patient data and will be required to complete HIPAA training. If work on site at a hospital is necessary the student may be required to complete additional training and receive hospital-required vaccinations such as the Flu vaccine. Requirements: Must be a senior or Masters level candidate. A background and understanding of Medical Physics is necessary Previous healthcare or medical technology experience is a plus. *PLEASE NOTE: We would like to fill this position as quickly as possible. Students who are currently able to begin this position are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to apply, and we will discuss hours and availability.