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Senior Manager, Health Economics & Market Access - WATCHMAN 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:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s): US-MA-Marlborough

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 HEMA Sr. Manager will lead the development and implementation of health policy and reimbursement initiatives for Boston Scientific’s rapidly growing WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Business Unit. This role involves extensive cross-functional and global collaboration to provide strategic guidance for market access initiatives and to ensure appropriate reimbursement for existing and emerging technologies. 
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the development and management of market access and health economics activities for the WATCHMAN LAAC Business, in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop and execute market access and reimbursement strategies in the US and support implementation in global markets. 
  • Monitor and proactively influence health policy developments that impact reimbursement of BSC products. 
  • Identify optimal reimbursement pathways for portfolio pipeline (coding/coverage/payment) 
  • Collaborate with new product development teams and clinical/regulatory colleagues to ensure health economics and market access needs are incorporated into product development plans, clinical trials and regulatory strategies
  • Participate as contributing member on cross-functional evidence planning teams.
  • Identify and respond to sales needs for reimbursement and economic resources and tools (e.g. coding guides, economic calculators, documentation best practices)
  • Develop and oversee in-service training for sales colleagues and other cross-functional team members to increase awareness and understanding of health economics and market access competencies and their role in supporting a product’s success.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
  • 7+ years of experience in medical industry, including experience supporting reimbursement strategies for a medical device manufacturer.
  • Strong understanding of US health care policy and payment systems, including hospital and physician reimbursement. 
  • Ability to communicate complex health policy and financial information to diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Demonstrated experience working across teams and/or functions to accomplish objectives.
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Domestic travel estimated at 20%, including overnight travel.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced degree such as an MS, MPH, MBA, MPH, MHA in health policy, health economics, healthcare administration, health services research, or similar discipline 
  • Interventional Cardiology industry experience
  • Expertise in global market access, health policy and reimbursement
  • Experience with new technology reimbursement pathways, particularly device.   



Requisition ID: 526672


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.

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