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Medtronic Senior Field Clinical Engineer - Remote Work Option in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Field Clinical Engineer - Remote Work Option


United States

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Post Date:

May 09, 2022

Careers that Change Lives

In this exciting role as part of the Neuromodulation Operating Unit within the Neuroscience portfolio at Medtronic. As a Senior Field Clinical Engineer (FCE), you will be responsible for 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 of our patients.

Were 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 thats 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

This opportunity operates remotely, giving you the ability to work in a dynamic environment that increases communication, innovation, and belonging.

Preferred locations: Kansas City, MO; St. Louis, MO; Houston, TX; Boston, MA; Detroit, MI

Ability to travel up to 70%

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities 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.

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 pacing 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

  • Bachelors degree and 4 years of experience in clinical research/clinical or as a clinical specialist/field clinical engineer/clinical sales rep or advanced degree and 2 years of experience in clinical research/clinical or as a clinical specialist/field clinical engineer/clinical sales rep

Nice to Have

  • 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 and/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. Lets 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.

Must be able to travel up to 70% of the time within assigned territory and may require overnight travel.

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.

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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.