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Senior Medical Affairs Project Specialist

Boulder, CO 80302
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Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. It's no accident -we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe it's the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.

Careers That Change Lives

This Senior Medical Affairs Program Specialist position is responsible for working under the guidance of established Medical Affairs Program Managers in the Clinical Research and Medical Science (CRMS) department to:

  • Become an expert in the existing and evolving evidence base supporting product platforms for the Patient Monitoring (PM) and Respiratory Interventions (RI) Operating Units.
  • Develop clear understanding of and response to competitive intelligence and messaging of our products in conjunction commercial partners.
  • Contribute to the development and execution of CRMS strategic plans for the PM and RI businesses, particularly:
  • Activities that foster evidence landscaping and evidence development to guide current and future strategies for medical, clinical, health economic and educational activities for PM and RI products
  • Facilitating the generation, packaging, and dissemination of medical and clinical information for both internal and external clients for PM and RI products.
  • Contribute to execution of CRMS publication and evidence generation planning across the PM and RI platforms.
  • Support PM and RI in establishing the highest medical-scientific credibility with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  • Review, analyze, and communicate clinical evidence to guide current and future strategies for medical, clinical, and educational activities and to create market access for assigned platform.

A Day In The Life

Comprehensive CRMS Strategic Plan:

  • Informing the development of, and executing on assigned portions of, the comprehensive CRMS strategic plans, led by the established Medical Affairs Program Management team (including KOL and society engagements, clinical education plans, health economic activities, and evidence generation and dissemination)
  • Communication of progress to broad CRMS group (Clinical Research, Health Economics, Medical Education, Medical Science, Medical Safety, and Medical Writing) on progress of key tasks and current issues.

KOL Interactions and Engagements:
  • Contribute to execution of advisory boards.
  • Help to maintain company relationships with KOLs, academic centers, scientific societies, policy makers, and other organizations responsible for practice guideline recommendations.
  • Communicate relevant information from key thought leaders to key cross-functional partners.
  • Serve as evidence expert/liaison to key customers.

Medical-Scientific Communications :
  • Continually track, analyze, and report out on new evidence and trends for evidence landscaping and gap analysis for key strategic areas as outlined by the established Medical Affairs Program Management team
  • Execute, analyze, and report out on ad hoc literature reviews to support the established Medical Affairs Program Management team with strategic activities for which they serve as the key liaison (such as business development and licensing activities, new product development, operating unit strategies, clinical evidence generation strategies)
  • Research and respond to assigned medical information requests from the field and regional business teams
  • Develop evidence-based content for internal and external use and support field sales training on such as indicated
  • Contribute to internal cross-functional publication planning strategies.
  • Contribute to Scientific Congress strategy specific to PM and RI products to inform and execute on evidence requirements, knowledge requirements, and publication planning strategy.

Internal Support and Communication:
  • Participate on the CRMS program management core teams and steering committees
  • Disseminate information about significant developments in the assigned therapeutic area to internal customers, providing analysis and interpretation regarding how the development may affect the interests of PM and RI.
  • Provide medical review and clinical/medical opinion as requested internally, as appropriate
  • Present CRMS perspective for potential future direction to leadership as requested.

Technical Knowledge:
  • Stays abreast of medical and scientific developments in the assigned therapeutic area by reviewing current literature, monitoring competitor activities, and networking with experts.
  • Ensure all regulatory and compliance internal and external guidelines relevant to the position are followed.
  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in CRMS (e.g. medical science, clinical affairs, regulatory affairs, health care economics) within the medical device or pharmaceutical industries
  • Or an advanced degree with a minimum 2 years of relevant experience in CRMS

Nice To Have
  • Medical/scientific background (MD, PharmD, or PhD preferred). Allied Health Degree (PA-C, NP, RN, RT) preferred.
  • Proven understanding of the medical device or pharmaceutical arena and healthcare system requirements
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements, compliance standards, and ethical obligations
  • Knowledge of functional areas within CRMS (Clinical Affairs; Pre-Clinical Affairs; Healthcare Economics, Policy and Reimbursement; Medical Education; and Medical Science, etc.)
  • Knowledge of key functional areas outside of CRMS (e.g. Marketing, Compliance, R&D)
  • Proven ability to establish working relationships with all levels of clinical / technical / marketing people in corporate, clinical and academic settings
  • Experience developing targeted Key Opinion Leader (KOL) networks
  • Analytical skills and capability to understand, interpret, and communicate complex scientific information
  • Enjoys work tasks that require a learning mindset
  • Committed high-quality work product and maintains attention to details
  • Interested in personal and professional development, feedback, and coaching
  • Ability to work self-directed and make decisions independently
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups
  • Solution-oriented with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, takes accountability for execution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills
  • Takes ownership for creating and maintaining strong relationships
  • Collaboration skills focused on inclusion and diversity
  • Creativity
  • Expertise in MS Office applications

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 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)

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage.

Learn more about our benefits: benefits.medtronic.com

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Annual Salary and Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on Page 6 here

Salary Min: $101,200 Salary Max: $151,800

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Sep 9, 2021
  • Travel: Yes, < 25 % of the Time
  • Salary Min: 101200
  • Salary Max: 151800

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