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Field Clinical Engineer - Neuromodulation Job

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Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28201

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

 

What makes Boston Scientific Neuromodulation so special?

We’ve seen the difference that neuromodulation technology such as spinal cord stimulation and deep brain stimulation can make. These breakthroughs have helped more than 400,000 people worldwide over the past four decades. But there is still enormous potential to help even more people. In our drive to be the world leader in neurological devices, we strive to improve every life we touch through our dedication to innovation, our commitment to people, and our passion for performance.

 

About This Role:

The Field Clinical Engineer acts as a liaison between Boston Scientific Neuromodulation and clinical research study centers to ensure the quality of patient care, data integrity and regulatory compliance in accordance with clinical protocol requirements. This person will visit various clinical study sites in/around a specific region, primarily, but may travel throughout U.S. and/or internationally on occasion. The FCE will be in a mostly clinical setting, including hospitals, surgical centers, physician clinics, assuming the risks therein (e.g. proximity to biohazardous materials, infectious disease, radiation, etc.).  There will be up to 75% travel on episodic basis. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Clinical Study Development: Participate in development of clinical study deliverables, such as protocol design, source documentation, work instructions, patient recruitment materials and product training. Assist with site selection process including field technical assessments.
  • Clinical Study Execution: Assist internal core team and external clinical sites with product and protocol training, patient recruitment, device management, device programming, device troubleshooting, regulatory compliance, complaint reporting and data management.
  • Product Support: Assist internal cross-functional teams in the standard product development process, including market & functional specifications, risk management, verification/validation testing and documentation. Contribute to product intellectual property submissions. Troubleshoot and solve problems with products in the field. Provide training to internal and external customers.
  • Communication: Effectively communicate corporate objectives and policies with external sites. Report site activity through internal channels to ensure effective data collection, patient safety, regulatory compliance and product development. Assist with writing, reviewing, submitting and/or presenting internally or externally-generated scientific literature (abstracts, manuscripts, etc.). Confer regularly with physicians and staff on protocol, products or patient issues. Attend and report on seminars and conferences.

 
Minimum Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor's in Biomedical Engineering or a related field. Coursework or documented training shall include:
    • Basic Engineering
    • Neurosciences
    • Implantable device support (implantation and programming)
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  •  2+ years’ work experience in a relevant technical or biomedical field. This experience shall include:
    • Managing relationships with physicians
    • Participating in surgical procedures as a technical advisor

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related field
  • 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in a technical or biomedical field will substitute for a Master’s degree in field listed
  • Ability to fulfill and maintain background and health requirements necessary to gain access to clinical study centers, including surgical procedure locations

 

About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.

 

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

 

Requisition ID: 474527

 


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