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Sr. Clinical Advisor, R&D

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): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a clinical advisor leadership role within left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) division.  This role represents the senior, global clinical and technical leader therapy and procedure optimization. Will be responsible for identifying and informing R&D of clinical unmet needs, supporting the diagnosis of trending field events, and the broad distribution of knowledge and training back into the field team that will ultimately drive improvement in safety, performance, and sales metrics.


Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Identifies and seeks opportunities to improve and standardize the clinical procedure through the generation and analysis of key performance metrics. 
  • Works closely with a multi-disciplined cross-functional team (e.g. R&D, marketing, training, sales, medical, quality) to evolve identified unmet needs into solution strategy proposals to franchise leadership for resources, funding and support. 
  • Serves as the direct line of communication between the field sales team and R&D to triage incoming requests and standardize the broad dissemination of information. 
  • Supports the launch of new products and new procedural workflows through coordination with R&D and training on development of new training materials as well as monitors and maintains the ongoing effectiveness of the training. 
  • Responds to customer needs and complaints regarding products and service by performing case reviews and leading R&D level investigations with the goal of presenting the findings back to the physician and supporting field team.
  • Coordinates with sales management, field clinical team, and other representatives to disseminate clinical information into activities, resources, or projects designed to optimize the therapy.
  • Educates customers on the merits and proper clinical usage of company products by creating and delivering presentations and demonstrations using a wide variety of  formats and platforms (e.g., slides, manuals, demos).
  • Meets with existing and potential physicians by traveling to their respective hospitals to identify their clinical needs, goals, and constraints related to patient care.  Discuss and train customers  on how company products can help them to achieve their goals.
  • Develops relationships with key implanting physicians, referring physicians and external fellows in order to promote market development and growth.
  • Work with sales management to proactively identify tactics that improve the effectiveness and proficiency of the regional teams.


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Extensive experience in left atrial appendage closure procedure
  • Sales and/or field experience 
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Coaching, training and mentoring experience

Requisition ID: 554727

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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