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Careers that Change Lives

In this exciting role as a Senior Medical Writer, you will primarily focus on creating and maintaining Clinical Evaluation Plans and Reports (CEP, CER), and Post Market Follow-up (PMCF) Plans and Reports, and managing outside vendors for the same purpose. This position will also participate in writing activities for clinical studies including creation of study protocol, case report forms, informed consent, training documents, final report and other study materials. This is a dynamic opportunity that will provide exposure to Clinical opportunities and cross-functional interactions. 

The Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.  ENT seeks to improve outcomes for patients suffering from diseases of the ear, nose, and throat by partnering with healthcare providers to deliver market-leading innovative products and solutions to help create better outcomes for more patients.

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.

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Preferred location: Jacksonville, FL, open for remote.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Writes and edits manuscripts on clinical studies and/or scientific reports including special summaries from raw data for submission to regulatory agencies or for in-company use, monographs, comprehensive reviews, scientific exhibits, and other projects requiring skill in medical communication.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and summarizes additional data from other sources as needed.
  • Prepares literature for new products, and revises existing literature.
  • Writes and maintains files on informative journal abstracts according to current or estimated future needs.
  • Composes medical papers from outlines provided by doctors for presentations.
  • May prepare responses regarding company products, drugs, or diseases and refers in-depth technical inquiries to medical personnel.
  • Requires knowledge of product areas, current developments, and keeping abreast of current literature.
  • Conducts comprehensive literature searches and performs critical evaluation of clinical evidence (including risk/benefit, State of the Art, etc.) for generation of new/maintenance of existing Clinical Evaluation Reports (CERs) in compliance with the EU Medical Device Regulation, China Order 650, Australia Dept of Health Guidelines, and other geographic regulations as required, or to support product development, risk analysis, regulatory submissions, or due diligence efforts.
  • Assesses on an ongoing basis the quality, scientific validity, and audit-readiness of CERs.
  • Supports internal and regulatory body audits of clinical materials, including remediation of content as required.
  • Analyzes clinical evidence of all kinds (e.g., public, proprietary, published, unpublished) from all sources (e.g., journals, internal documents, regulatory submissions) to assist project proposals and departmental strategies, understanding the levels of evidence required to achieve Regulatory, Marketing, and other departmental goals
  • Remains current with publications and public database registrations on similar and competitive products: keeping abreast of current literature, emerging science, technological developments and trends, etc.
  • Maintains knowledge of product areas, current developments, and keeping abreast of current literature.
  • Prepares/supports/facilitates publication of high-quality articles featuring results of clinical studies and other forms of clinical evidence in peer-reviewed journals
  • Assists in the development and review of Clinical Investigational Plans, patient Informed Consent, Case Report Forms, Clinical Study Reports, and publications.
  • Writes and edits manuscripts on clinical studies and/or scientific reports including special summaries from raw data for submission to regulatory agencies or for in-company use, monographs, comprehensive reviews, scientific exhibits, and other projects requiring skill in medical communication.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and summarizes additional data from other sources as needed.
  • Prepares literature for new products and revises existing literature.
  • Writes and maintains files on informative journal abstracts according to current or estimated future needs.
  • Composes medical papers from outlines provided by doctors for presentations.
  • May prepare responses regarding company products, drugs, or diseases and refers in-depth technical inquiries to medical personnel.
  • Drives local evidence gathering dissemination & awareness for ERPs, EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and other projects
  • Writes memoranda, executive summaries, presentation media, and other supplementary materials for external and internal needs.
Must Have (Minimum Requirements):
In order to be considered for this position, the following requirements must be evident on your resume.
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4 years clinical/medical/scientific writing experience or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years clinical/medical/scientific writing experience

Nice to Have (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Experience conducting literature searches and literature reviews.
  • Experience with medical writing tools and database (e.g., Endnote, Cite-While-You-Write) and technical publication tools (i.e. Adobe Acrobat, Publisher, MS Project)
  • Solid understanding of MEDDEV and EU MDR
  • Publication experience
  • Clinical trial experience
  • Experience with clinical/medical and/or scientific writing at Medtronic
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
  • Strong team player and work ethic

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 Day in the Life 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.

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 travel up to 25%.

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