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Specialist II, Medical Data Job

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Diegem, BE

Additional Locations: Belgium-Diegem

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.

Medical Data Specialists play a key role in clinical research by controlling the information captured during a clinical trial. They ensure the quality and integrity of clinical data via the creation of tools such as data collection instruments, data management plans, database specifications, and reports, as well as the review of clinical data for completeness, accuracy, and consistency. Medical Data Specialists achieve this through collaboration with clinical colleagues (e.g., Project Management, Trial Operations, Site Operations, IT, Global Safety, Biostatistics, Quality and Medical Sciences) and other cross functional team members (e.g., Legal and Regulatory).


Key Responsibilities




  • Define the data validation specifications and perform the review of clinical data for completeness, accuracy and consistency in accordance with the investigational plan.
  • Facilitate timely data entry by mobilizing and providing assistance to research sites having data entry difficulties.
  • Develop and maintain data management documentation and guidelines in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
  • Define data management timelines according to the study milestones.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to project team members during all phases of project life cycle.
  • Provides accurate and timely clinical data to internal and external customers upon request.
  • Work with database programmers to design and validate electronic case report forms (eCRFs) in electronic data capture (EDC) system.
  • Provide subject matter expertise prior, during and post internal and external audits and inspections.
  • Maintain compliance with corporate, core and study-specific learning requirements.



Quality System Requirements


In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.


Job Scope and Leveling Guidelines






An entry level professional. General knowledge and application of technical and business concepts, procedures, and practices. Interprets company policies and procedures to resolve issues. Beginning knowledge of industry practices and standards.



Problem Solving


Applies professional concepts and company policies and procedures, analyzes data or situations, and exercises judgment to recommend solutions to solve  problems.  Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be obtained.



Planning and Organization


Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule with guidance from manager.



Discretion/Latitude; Supervision Received; Decision Making


Receives general supervision.  Makes recommendations which may be reviewed by manager.  May exercise authority within limits.  May seek guidance in resolving problems.



Business Relationships and Project Management


Begins establishing and cultivating internal business relationships to facilitate completion of tasks. May participate in project teams.





Participates in the completion of departmental projects and goals. Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would normally require an expenditure of resources to rectify.





Engages with internal company and occasional external contacts. Uses discretion, diplomacy and tact in interactions.



Degree: Master degree in Medical Science or similar.

Required language: Business English.

Good communication and organizational skills.

Highly analytical mind.

Strong team player.

Experience with databases and SAS programming would be a plus.



Requisition ID: 538448


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!

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