Cardiac Catheterization / Interventional Procedure Lab RN or RT - Medical Device Design

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
06 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Healthineers
Job Type Regular

Business Unit AT - Advanced Therapies
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 159150
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location IL - Hoffman Estates
Required Travel 10%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world's largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers' needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description
The Advanced Therapy (AT) division of Siemens   develops and maintains recording systems for use in the Cardiac Catheterization/Interventional Procedure Labs. The right candidate will be able to  help guide  the engineers  in designing highly usable, marketable, and relevant clinical systems..  While this individual may not have experience in engineering or designing medical devices, she/he they will  contribute  real world experience to the development process. This department develops hemodynamic and electrophysiological recording systems as well as billing and reporting tools.

Position Description:

You will serve as the bridge between our customer community and the development team. As the development team's clinical expert you will analyze end-user needs/requirements, ensure accurate interpretation of product requirements, develop new requirements and manage changes. You will also be involved in clinical collaborations and clinical preference testing of our products. The individual is involved throughout the entire product development life cycle to ensure the product meets customer expectations.

The following are specific responsibilities of the position:

• Work with product management to document the product's vision and the project's scope. Participate in feature prioritization.
• Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, business analysis, competitive product analysis, and task and workflow analysis for our recording system products.
• Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional and quality requirements, specified at a level of detail suitable for the development department.
• Write requirements specifications according to our standard templates and procedures.
• Build relationships with clinical sites.
• Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents. Participate in peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure requirements are clinically interpreted correctly.
• Manage changes to requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.
• Coordinate and participate in clinical use tests and other clinical collaboration activities.

Experience and Competencies:

• Bachelor's Degree required.
• 6+ years of clinical experience in a Cardiology catheterization lab is essential with a working knowledge of hemodynamics and electrophysiology (e.g. Radiological Technologist [RT], Registered Nurse [RN]).
• Medical industry exposure and diverse recording systems product experience is required.
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to communicate information effectively to marketing, managers, and technical staff.
• Ability to convey ideas and concepts to a wide range of audience including the clinical community, product management and engineers is essential.
• Ability to discuss problems and negotiate solutions with product management and engineering team.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment as part of a team is required.
• Produce excellent results with minimal supervision.
• Strong analytic and decision-making skills.
• Strong quality orientation and customer focus.
• Interaction and collaboration with several departments and locations in the United States, Germany, and India required.
• Occasional domestic and international travel required.

Education/Equivalent Training Required:

• Bachelor's Degree required.
• Formal training/education in cardiology hemodynamics and electrophysiology as well as being registered or being eligible for registration is required.
• The ideal candidate would possess or be willing to obtain a system analyst, technology, engineering degree or equivalent degree.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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