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Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-GA-Atlanta; US-IL-Chicago; US-MI-Detroit; US-MN-Minneapolis; US-NY-New York City; US-OH-Cleveland; US-WI-Madison; US-WI-Milwaukee



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role:

This position is responsible for providing medical expertise, support, and guidance to the Endoscopy Division in the areas of quality and safety for all endoscopy products marketed worldwide and for all phases of clinical study of endoscopic devices. The person who holds this position reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer of Endoscopy, manages a team of experts in medical safety, and collaborates both with the multifunctional leaders within the Division as well as with healthcare professionals who use BSC devices.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a team of medical safety experts to monitor the performance off all BSC Endoscopy products worldwide, both through commercial activities and clinical trials
  • Serve as the voice of the physician and patient when critically evaluating a safety event
  • Provide detailed medical guidance to internal and external groups including project teams, cross-functional units, investigators, and regulatory agencies
  • Provide hands-on operational support to teams in clinical trial planning, protocol development, investigator selection, training of internal and external personnel, medical monitoring for trial safety, data analysis/interpretation, and quality control
  • Deliver direct physician support to quality assurance group for risk management and post market activities.
  • In partnership with the Endoscopy Division’s Global Clinical Trials team, write and edit clinical and scientific reports for regulatory submission and scientific communication
  • Cultivate relationships with influential thought leaders in the medical community
  • Attend and participates in select regional, national, and international meetings
  • Review and approves product educational and promotional materials


What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Medical degree (MD or DO); current board certification in gastroenterology; holds a valid, unrestricted, and unchallenged medical license
  • 5+ years of clinical practice in therapeutic endoscopy (including ERCP and EUS)
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and biostatistics
  • A demonstrated ability to write and publish peer reviewed manuscripts and technical reports

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills in collaborating with scientific and non-scientific groups
  • Able to speak credibly with expert endoscopists to gain feedback about the performance of a medical device
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a team while supporting and promoting its members


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 472536


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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