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Company Medtronic
Job Title Senior Medical Writer (1 of 3)
JobId 26528
Location: Mansfield, MA, 02048, USA

Senior Medical Writer (1 of 3)


Mansfield, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Apr 06, 2017


The Medtronic Scientific Communications team performs critical work that will allow us to take healthcare further, together. As a **Senior** **Medical Writer** you will be responsible for the preparation of documents that support the presentation, publication needs of assigned therapeutic areas and/or products.

You can grow your career with us - we hope you’ll consider joining our team!


+ This role predominantly focuses on writing, editing and reviewing regulatory (e.g. Clinical Evaluation Reports/clinical study reports/summaries) documents and responses to Notified Bodies.

+ Post Market Surveillance activities (monthly literature review of our product)

+ Scientific Writing e.g. abstracts, manuscripts, presentations

+ Requires a strategic understanding of the therapeutic areas, business and study objectives as well as statistical data

+ Independently, critically writes and edits scientifically complex documents for substantial intellectual content

+ Reviews and provides input on the data being considered for publication to ensure alignment with current medical issues and corporate goals

+ Expert knowledge of clinical research, device/drug development processes, regulatory requirements, and good clinical practices

+ Ability to understand and interpret statistical results of clinical studies; ability to summarize complex results and present them in a clear, concise, and scientifically accurate manner to a wide range of audiences



_Education and Experience:_


+ Clinical, scientific or research background

+ Ph.D./Pharm.D plus 3+ years of related pharmaceutical/medical device industry experience

(e.g., medical writing, clinical research)

+ BS, B.Pharm, MS, plus5+ years of relevant pharmaceutical/medical device industry experience

+ Experience in Medical Writing

+ Communication/Presentation Skills

+ Excellent Interpersonal Relationships

+ Expert understanding of scientific or clinical research and the scientific method

+ Demonstrated scientific writing ability

+ Must be highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite (especially Microsoft Word and

PowerPoint); skill in Microsoft Excel, Photoshop, Illustrator, EndNote Reference Software, and

other scientific graphics software would be helpful

+ Good understanding of statistical methods


The Senior Medical Writer will report to the Sr. Director of Scientific Communications. This position will meet and communicate regularly with Clinical Affairs, PACE, RD, marketing, Sales, KOL’s and others as necessary to build and collaborate.


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the future.


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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