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About the role:

As an Insight for Healthcare Innovation Researcher, your role will be to engage with patients and a broad range of front-line healthcare personnel including, doctors, surgeons, technicians and nurses on a wide range of healthcare topics with a vision to improve people’s lives through innovation. We are happy to consider applications from healthcare professionals who would like to be involved in a research role as well as someone from a research background who can demonstrate a good understanding of medical terminology. You will be responsible for undertaking research with patients and front-line healthcare stakeholders and then translating insights into new healthcare specifications, user journeys and experiences, to drive human-centred healthcare product and service innovation. To be successful in this role, you will need to show the empathy, drive and aptitude to explore opportunities to put people at the centre of healthcare delivery.

You will be a proactive individual with a passion for, and some experience of the following:

  • Designing and implementing qualitative research programmes, including in-depth interviews, observation and focus groups
  • Undertaking secondary research on healthcare topics from journal articles, clinical trial reports, intellectual property, and hospital standard operating procedures and care pathways
  • Compiling, summarising and sharing your research findings both verbally and in high quality written format to clients and colleagues alike
  • Providing actionable insight for breakthrough innovation and new product development in drug delivery, medical devices and diagnostics

About you:

  • A 2:1 degree or above in Biomedical Engineering, Medicine, Nursing or other relevant Social Science or Science with a medical focus. Other degrees may be considered on merit, and with evidence of relevant experience.
  • A naturally inquisitive mind
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to travel for fieldwork for up to a week at a time (USA/Europe and beyond).
  • An ability to work as part of a small team to meet deadlines while continuing to give attention to quality.
  • Good knowledge of human anatomy, physiology and medical terminology
  • The ability to consolidate detailed research activities into high quality, engaging and actionable reports

Knowledge of any of the following would be an advantage:

  • BHBIA and MRS guidelines for primary market research
  • Clinical patient care pathways, medical conditions and patient populations
  • Health economics
  • Medical device product development and regulation
  • Human Factors and Usability good practice
  • Quantitative survey writing and reporting

About us:

We are an employee owned company with our staff at the centre of our strategy. Employee ownership allows us to maintain full control over the direction of our business and our creative culture. Our offices are based in a beautiful rural location close to Cambridge where we offer an exciting and challenging working environment.

Dave Morrison at recruitment@cambridge-design.com l 01223 264428
 

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