Medtronic Principal Medical Writer (remote) in Mounds View, Minnesota
Principal Medical Writer (remote)
Mounds View, Minnesota, United States
Mar 19, 2021
PRINCIPAL MEDICAL WRITER (remote)
The Structural Heart and Aortic Integrated Operating Unit offers minimally-invasive approaches to restore proper structure and function of the heart and the aorta. We focus on the transcatheter replacement or repair of the four heart valvesaortic, pulmonic, mitral, tricuspidand the placement of stent grafts to treat aneurysms and dissections of the bodys largest artery, the aorta.
Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. Its no accident we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe its the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.
Preference is for this position to be based in Minnesota, however this position may be remote.
Careers that Change Lives
The publication team, a part of the SHA Medical Evidence Team, is responsible for global evidence dissemination from Medtronic-sponsored clinical trials. The team supports the development of manuscripts, abstracts, and podium presentations. Medical writers in this role work closely with Principal Investigators and internal team members from the clinical study team, statistics, physician relations, and clinical leadership. The ideal candidate for this position is experienced in writing and editing manuscripts at a medical device company (preferred) or other industry, with knowledge in structural heart disease, cardiology, and medical devices.
The PrincipalMedical Writer is responsible for the preparation of documents that support the presentation and publication needs of assigned therapeutic areas and/or products in the Structural Heart Aortic Operating Unit.
Ability to travel up to 25%.
A Day in the Life
Writes, edits, and formats manuscripts and abstracts in collaboration with lead authors
Prepares congress presentations (oral or poster) for accepted abstracts
Compiles, analyzes, and summarizes data for each writing project
Conducts literature searches as needed for new publications
Develops an in-depth knowledge of key therapy and product areas, stays abreast of current literature
Collaborates with physicians, clinical and statistics teams to plan and identify appropriate analysis plans
Participates in Publication Committee meetings and generates meeting minutes to document decisions
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
Bachelors degree required
Minimum of 7 years of clinical/ medical/ scientificwriting experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years clinical/ medical/ scientificwriting experience
Nice to Have
PhD, MD, or PharmD degree
Working knowledge of cardiovascular or structural heart disease device therapies
Experience writing publications within a medical device company or related industry
Excellent writing skills (CMPP, BELS, AMWA, MWC certification a plus)
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Experience conducting literature searches and literature reviews
Clinical trial experience
Strong team player and the ability to adapt to competing priorities
Experience working with physicians/key opinion leaders in an industry or clinical setting
Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills
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. Lets 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)
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This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Annual Salary and Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on Page 6 here .
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