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Field Clinical Engineer I - Neuromodulation (Chicago, Atlanta, Charlotte, Detroit, Houston, Miami, Seattle, St. Louis)

Medtronic
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Job Code
    21000N2N
Careers That Change Lives

In this exciting role as part of the Neuromodulation Operating Unit within the Neuroscience portfolio at Medtronic. As a Field Clinical Engineer (FCE), your responsibilities are the introduction, implementation and follow-up of clinical studies; support of research and development in evaluating concepts for new products the modification of existing devices; serving as a technical resource between engineering, clinical research, and the medical community. Among these responsibilities, the highest priority is given to the support of clinical studies.

Our vision is to become the undisputed world leader in Neuromodulation, improving patient lives through innovative solutions. Our therapies span the care continuum; from early interventional procedures to implantable surgical technologies that relieve pain, restore function, and improve lives f or our patients.

We're committed to applying clinical and economic evidence and integrated technologies to our unmatched portfolio of therapies to develop healthcare solutions that increase patient access, improve the efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

We seek out and hire a diverse workforce at every level: We need fresh ideas and inclusive insights to continue to be an innovative industry leader - that's why we make it a point to seek out, attract and develop employees who are patient-centric, passionate, and who represent the same wide variety of life experiences as our patients. To learn more about Inclusion & Diversity at Medtronic Click Here

Location: Atlanta, GA / Charlotte, NC / Detroit, MI / Houston, TX / Miami, FL / Seattle, WA / St. Louis, MO

Ability to travel: up to 70% (domestic and international).

A Day in the Life

Tasks may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides technical support to clinical study sites by serving as the technical resource between engineering and the medical community.
  • This position is applicable when complex products are involved in clinical trials.
  • Typically present during initial implant to determine how the product interacts with a human body.
  • Responsible for identifying investigators, presenting protocols for a study, assisting investigators in product application, and submitting status reports on all programs.
  • Support research and development in evaluating concepts of new products and modifying existing devices or therapies.
  • Individuals in this role are often publishing data and findings in journals and may have existing patents and/or patent applications
  • Ability to travel up to 70%

Other Responsibilities

  • Provides all aspects of assistance for Clinical Research studies by identifying investigators, nominating sites, performing activation duties, providing training, encouraging enrollment, ensuring quality data acquisition and performing study closure activities.
  • Accountable for gaining and maintaining knowledge of clinical sites to best understand and assess physicians' interests and capabilities.
  • Develops expertise in clinical and market released products and functions as a local technical/clinical resource for Medtronic and the customer.
  • May be present in the operating room during clinical procedures as well as physician office to facilitate patient testing and data collection.
  • Accountable for developing and leveraging relationships in the field to drive clinical activity and maintain focus on the customer.
  • Provides feedback from clinical sites on the performance of the product to be incorporated in engineering designs or enhancements, Assists research and development in evaluating concepts for new products, and considers potential modifications for existing devices while serving as a technical resource between engineering and the medical community.
  • Provides prospective and real-time feedback to clinical study management in study design and document development.
  • Plays a critical role in educating customers, sales partners and internal Clinical Research talent on the technology that they assist.

Must Have (Minimum Requirements)

To be considered for this role, the minimum requirements must be evident on your resume.

  • Requires broad theoretical job knowkedge typucally obtained through advance education. Requires a Bacculaureate degree (or for degrees earned outside of the United States, a degreee which satisfies the requirements of 8 C.F.R. 214.2(h)(4)(iii)(A). 0 years of experience required.

Nice to Have (Preferred Qualifications)
  • Experience at Medtronic or within the medical device industry
  • Experience in the management of clinical devices.
  • Neuromodulation device training or knowledge strongly preferred.
  • Experience in biomedical engineering, hospital/clinic or medical sales.
  • Experience in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and/or regulatory compliance guidelines for clinical trials.
  • Experience in clinical studies and/or trial site management/protocols.
  • Experience collaborating with cross functional clinical partners/customers, physicians and/or medical sales colleagues in the healthcare industry

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services 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 want to 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.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America).

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.
  • Ability to lift and transport heavy equipment (30+ pounds).
  • Due to the possibility of exposure to radiation and infectious diseases at clinical implants, FCEs are advised to wear protective clothing, gloves and goggles at all clinical procedures.

Travel required: 70%

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Sep 9, 2021
  • Travel: No






Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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