Mediclinic Vacancies in Stellenbosch – Health Technology and Innovation Apply

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Job Description:

This position engages in research activities at various levels (primary research design and implementation, contribute to research projects as part of a team, conduct secondary research / evidence analysis, innovation scouting and horizon scanning to inform priorities for digital, innovation and clinical projects) with a particular focus on health technology and innovation, medical devices and wearables, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, digitisation, automation and the re-contextualisation of healthcare.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and drive smooth end-to-end research projects with a particular focus on health technology, innovation and digital transformation
  • Identify and assess emerging technologies, innovations, business models, market trends and weak signals in society connected to strategic innovation themes and present to relevant stakeholders
  • Collaborate and provide input into innovation projects, procurement and business expansion using evidence-based research

Job Requirements:

  • Evidence searches and horizon scanning
  • lligence, machine learning
  • A science or health degree (Bachelors or equivalent) with a focus on digital and innovation.
  • Formal research training (good clinical practice, research methodologies, data analysis, research ethics
  • Experience and a high-level working knowledge of the evaluation of digital health, health technology and innovation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, medical device research as well as new product and service development and innovation
  • Post-graduate university research degree in an area of health practice, healthcare research and/ or health innovation
  • Experience within a healthcare or health technology or innovation environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • Clinical and research ethics knowledge
  • Knowledge and interpretation of randomised controlled trials, systematic reviews, cohort studies, case-controlled studies
  • Medical device research
  • Knowledge of Design Thinking and innovation frameworks
  • Evaluation of digital health, health technology and innovation, artificial intelligence, machine learning
  • Evidence searches and horizon scanning

Job Details:

Company: Mediclinic

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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