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Director of Medical Affairs and Medical Education, US, ICTx

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Maple Grove

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - 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.                


About the role:
The Medical Affairs & Education Director will be responsible for the creating, directing and leading the development and execution of novel and innovative physician education programs on the safe and effective use of BSC technologies and therapies for Interventional Cardiologists, Fellows and allied healthcare professionals. Will develop clinical education strategies, and implement educational programs to support product education, data education, and therapy awareness for Health Care Providers (HCPs). You will identify and engage HCPs and professional medical societies through collaborative partnerships to enhance educational initiatives, to advance the appropriate application of therapies that provide life enhancing outcomes, to expand the clinical data in support of our products and therapies, and to advise BSC on matters of strategic importance across the Interventional Cardiology Therapies (ICTx) division encompassing Coronary Therapies, Structural Heart Valves and Interventional Heart Failure. You will also support the planning and execution of the Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR) Program in the US, under the guidance of the VP of Medical Affairs and Medical Education and ISR program Chair.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the team: recruit talent into the team, provide direction to staff, evaluate employee performance and provide regular feedback coaching employees and engaging in career development.
  • Lead employees in the achievement of organizational goals. Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and drive those practices throughout the organization.
  • Develop and execute education strategies and activities supporting organizational objectives.
  • Oversee “Educare” initiatives in digital education.
  • Support planning and execution of US trials part of the Investigator-Sponsored Research (ISR) program.
  • Oversee the Research and Education Grants Committee and related operations.
  • Identify and develop relevant partnerships with the key opinion leaders and professional specialty societies through collaborative partnerships.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policy and produces with particular attention to HCP Global Compliance guidance.
  • Leverage recourses, expertise and knowledge across projects and programs.
  • Direct and control the activities and budget of the functional area.
  • Promote strong collaboration across functions.
  • Advance the “voice” of the clinical functions to align with the ICTx business strategies.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required and 10+ years of experience in Medical Affairs and/or Medical Education
  • 5+ years of clinical experience in Interventional Cardiology
  • 8+ years of people/team leadership experience 
  • Minnesota-based – Maple Grove based leader
  • Critical Skillsets:
    • Strategic thinking and planning
    • Innovative thinking and approaches, and willingness to support appropriate risk taking by team members to advance key initiatives
    • Collaborative mindset
    • Team/people leadership, development, and management
    • Project management
    • Clinical, scientific and technical astuteness; very comfortable presenting and discussing clinical data with physicians 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • RN, Masters or Doctorate in a clinical or scientific field
  • Proven ability to build credibility and rapport with physicians who are Key Opinion Leaders and/or clinical investigators 
  • Clinical acumen, with an interest in and ability to understand and communicate scientific data 

Requisition ID: 570206

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.


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