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Senior Field Clinical Engineer - Neuromodulation Job

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Date: Sep 5, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19019

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-NC-Charlotte; US-DC-Washington; US-MA-Boston; US-MD-Baltimore; US-MI-Detroit; US-NY-New York City

 

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

 

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. 


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • 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.

 

What we're looking for in you:
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
  • 5+ 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
  • Extensive experience working with patients
  • Ability to fulfill and maintain background and health requirements necessary to gain access to clinical study centers, including surgical procedure locations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related field.
  • 5 -10 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in a technical or biomedical field will substitute for a Master’s degree in field listed.
  • Extensive spinal cord stimulator programming experience.
     

Requisition ID: 480555

 

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

 

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

 

Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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