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Date: Nov 27, 2020

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific

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Requisition ID: 468152



About the role:

Do you have passion for improving access to care? Are you excited to build programs to inform healthcare policy, articulate the value of medical technology and engage with providers, healthcare systems and payer? Do you have the desire to be in a highly visible and influential role in a well-established medical device industry leader? Then you may be an excellent candidate for an Analyst role within our Health Economics and Market Access team supporting Boston Scientific’s Peripheral Interventions business. A fundamental priority for this position will be supporting the development and implementation of health policy and reimbursement initiatives, through collaboration with cross-functional colleagues and external stakeholders.


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Primary owner and driver of PI HEMA analytics and analytics resources to address reimbursement, coding and documentation inquiries from divisional sales force and key external stakeholders (e.g., hospitals, clinicians, investigator sites, professional societies).
  • Utilize knowledge of available data assets (e.g. Medicare claims data, CMS payment information) to identify research opportunities and define/execute analyses in support of business unit objectives.
  • Monitor and assess health policy updates impacting the business’ emerging technologies and commercially marketed products. Develop related communications to inform senior management
  • Recommend, select, maintain and update health economic and reimbursement resources for the PI business unit, including coding guides and reimbursement calculators.
  • Develop and promote analytical best practices within and across product franchises. Research and apply new techniques for advanced analyses, create, monitor, review, and improve methods and techniques continuously. 
  • Support new product development teams to ensure health economics and reimbursement needs are incorporated into product development plans and timelines.
  • Provide appropriate in-service training to sales, marketing, clinical, regulatory, and legal to increase awareness and understanding of health economics and reimbursement competencies and their role in supporting a product’s success.
  • Collaborate with functional colleagues to inform strategic activities related to health economic research, health policy and business development.


What we’re looking for:


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary education
  • 3-5 years' experience in big data, medical device/technology, biotech, pharmaceutical, health care, or IDN
  • Mastery of platform tools and software applications, separately and in combination, such as IQVIA, Definitive, flat files and Medicare data files, XLS, Tableau, PowerBI, with ability to envision, create, translate and routinely deliver integrated views for specific inquiries, KPIs, trends, dashboards, presentations, calculators, etc for a variety of users
  • Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. healthcare systems including health policy trends, payment systems (inpatient/outpatient/physician/ASC) and associated documentation/coding requirements.
  • Ability to advance initiatives independently and in a fast-paced matrix environment with minimal supervision
  • Can-do attitude with attention to detail, and oriented to precision, accuracy, continuous learning and developing skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communications skills
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, iPad applications)
  • Alignment with BSC Values and Peripheral Interventions DNA


 Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS is required in an analytical discipline such as statistics, economics, finance, mathematics or similar
  • Familiarity with vascular and/or interventional oncology procedures and products
  • Coding certifications (e.g. Certified Professional Coder)
  • Innovative, self-driven, higher performer, key contributor with proven track record
  • Demonstrated responsiveness and sense of urgency when pursuing goals and completing tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities, manage multiple competing, time critical projects
  • Experience working as part of both functional and cross-functional, matrixed teams 


Transferrable Skills

  • Analytical experience utilizing large data sets to draw conclusions about market size, targeting, opportunity assessment
  • Customer-facing experience (i.e., customer service, complaint handling, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze and interpret payment, medical and coverage policies (i.e., government policy, etc.)


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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