Medical Data Annotator @ LynxCare in Leuven, Belgium


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At LynxCare, we’ve built an AI/NLP platform to unlock the patient data siloes at scale, enabling all healthcare stakeholders (clinicians, hospitals, life science companies, governments, ..) to drive innovation and improve patient care.

LynxCare is a fast-growing scale up company based in Belgium, with a team of 50 highly motivated clinical and data experts. We recently raised our EUR 20Mio Series A backed by top tier investors from BE, FR, DE, and CH. We are now on a mission to lead in the transformation of global healthcare data by leveraging artificial intelligence.

Job description:

As a Medical Data Annotator you will be responsible for your own scope of work, yet working in a team to successfully deliver our projects. More concretely, you will be responsible for:

  • Annotating medical files and clinical data
  • Performing quality control on outcomes of our Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithm
  • Perform mappings between clinical terms and clinical vocabularies

What you will get:

  • You will be joining a dedicated team of 5 Medical Data Annotators
  • You will work in a fast-growing clinical data & analytics company based in Leuven (Belgium), where initiative is valued and personal/professional growth is supported
  • Attractive salary package, incl. extralegal benefits such as hospitalisation insurance, group insurance, meal-vouchers, net cost-allowance, reimbursement of mobile telco subscription, and your own company laptop
  • Trainings & seminars with your team

We are looking for the following skills:

  • Thoroughly familiar with general medical concepts and terminology
    – Either through a medical degree (e.g. nursing) or through experience (e.g. working as a medical management assistant)
    – Basic knowledge of Snomed-CT, ICD, … is a big +
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a clinical setting (e.g. in a hospital or through education; not necessarily in coding of medical files)
  • Curiosity & self-starting to learn more about medical procedures
  • Clear and proactive communication; ability to handle with unexpected situations and capacity to ask questions when guidelines are not clear enough
  • An eye for excellence, detail-oriented
  • Positive attitude and patience
  • Strong affinity working with IT tools
  • Ability to perform a repetition of annotation tasks with consistency, quality and speed
  • Working in a growing team environment
  • Languages:
    – Required to speak French or Dutch (2 primary languages in which LynxCare works)
    – Required to speak English (for internal communication and documentation)