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Principal Medical Writer

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:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s):  N/A; US-AK-Anchorage; US-AL-Montgomery; US-AZ-Phoenix; US-CA-Fremont; US-CA-Los Angeles; US-CA-Sacramento; US-CA-San Diego; US-CA-San Francisco; US-CA-San Jose; US-CO-Boulder/Fort Collins; US-CO-Denver; US-CT-Hartford; US-CT-New Haven; US-FL-Ft. Myers/Naples; US-FL-Jacksonville; US-FL-Miami; US-FL-Orlando; US-FL-St. Petersburg; US-FL-Tampa; US-GA-Alpharetta; US-GA-Atlanta; US-GA-Central/Augusta; US-HI-Hawaii; US-IA-Cedar Rapids; US-IA-Central/Des Moines; US-ID-Boise; US-IL-Chicago; US-IL-Southern; US-IN-Indianapolis; US-IN-Spencer; US-KS-Kansas City; US-KY-Louisville; US-LA-New Orleans; US-MA-Boston; US-MA-Marlborough; US-MA-Worcester; US-MD-Baltimore; US-ME-Southern/Portland; US-MI-Detroit; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Minnetonka; US-MO-St. Louis; US-NC-Charlotte; US-NC-Raleigh/Durham; US-ND-Central; US-NE-Omaha; US-NH-Southern; US-NJ-Central; US-NM-Albuquerque; US-NV-Las Vegas; US-NY-Albany/Poughkeepsie; US-NY-Buffalo; US-NY-New York City; US-NY-Syracuse; US-OH-Cincinnati; US-OH-Cleveland; US-OK-Central-Oklahoma City; US-OR-Portland; US-PA-Philadelphia; US-PA-Pittsburgh; US-RI-Providence; US-SC-South/Charleston; US-TN-Nashville; US-TX-Austin; US-TX-Dallas; US-TX-Houston; US-TX-San Antonio; US-UT-Salt Lake City; US-VA-Richmond; US-WA-Seattle; US-WA-Tacoma/Olympia; US-WI-Milwaukee; US-WY-Casper

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.


Position Summary:

The Medical Writer is responsible for the preparation of documents that support the Clinical Research department, study-related documents, presentation, and publication needs associated with Interventional Oncology studies.  This person supports the scientific and medical communication needs of BSC medical device clinical trials, registries, and the wider Medical Affairs department.



  • The Medical Writer is responsible for clinical content creation including the preparation of clinical study protocols, protocol amendments, consent forms, documents for regulatory submissions, interim study reports, newsletters, presentations, final CSRs and other material based on BSC clinical trials and registries

  • Writes/reviews scientific manuscripts, congress abstracts and scientific meeting presentations aligned with journal and congress guidelines

  • Writes on white space topics or on post hoc analyses which answer key clinical questions within and outside the United States.

  • Clinical content preparation for study investigator meetings, interim data analyses and other interim external and internal meetings regarding clinical studies 

  • May create symposia (non-CME), speaker’s decks, post-meeting slide decks, topical slide decks and other Medical Education modules- as needed.

  • Interacts extensively with internal medical monitors, clinical research scientists, clinical trial managers, statisticians, other medical writers as part of publication teams. Develops relationships/partnerships with study investigators. Interacts externally with journals, conference organizers, and freelance/contract medical writers. Interacts with other groups as needed to ensure that clinical data is represented accurately and correctly in any published literature, slide sets, and other materials prepared by these groups. Organizes, conducts, and leads document production meetings and other meetings as necessary.

  • Helps review documents related to BSC medical device clinical trials and registries to ensure appropriate evaluation and presentation of data, methodology, interpretation, and documentation.


Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in the Life Sciences required (Advanced preferred)

  • Experience working within Medical Device or Pharmaceutical Industry in Medical Writing and/or Clinical Research with a focus on Medical Writing

  • Extensive experience in writing Clinical Research documents (e.g. protocols, consent forms, protocol amendments, CSRs, interim study reports, regulatory submission documents) and writing, editing and submitting publications to journals and congresses

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Therapeutic area knowledge in oncology is highly desired.

  • Excellent written, analytical, verbal, and communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and product responsibilities, work independently and self-motivated to meet deliverables on time and with quality deliverable. 

  • Ability to work effectively with others in a matrix environment

  • Ability to develop strategic solutions to unique, significant and business issues

  • Demonstration of a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented Boston Scientific quality processes and procedures.





Requisition ID: 563617

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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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