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Senior Medical Director (MD) 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): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Minneapolis

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 Senior Medical Director, MD is responsible for shaping and influencing the advancement of interventional therapies across all areas of the Peripheral Interventions business by rigorously and creatively applying scientific and medical expertise to ensure and oversee patient safety, guide strategy and drive innovation. This leadership position requires the highest level of expertise in strategic thinking, collaboration, talent selection and development, operations management, problem solving, and decision making.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • This leadership role has broad responsibility spanning both the Vascular (arterial and venous) and Interventional Oncology franchises. 
  • Provides the therapeutic area expertise throughout the device life cycle, including medical input to risk assessment and processes, product complaints, MDR reports, performance of medical health hazard assessment as part of the evaluation of potential product issues and reportability decisions, and serves as a medical advisor for regulatory issues. 
  • Writes/edits clinical and scientific reports and reviews and approves educational and reporting materials. 
  • Reviews and edits clinical trial protocols to insure accuracy, consistency with standard of care, logistical ease, and internal consistency with BSC Quality Policies. 
  • Determines the escalation of safety issues for communication and action to senior leadership; interacts with senior management concerning significant safety matters. 
  • Provides trending and safety signal detection and management assessment for the product's lifecycle. 
  • Provides medical and scientific guidance to internal and external customers including clinical project teams, other functional units, study investigators and regulatory agencies. 
  • Provides high level operational support and oversight to teams regarding clinical trial planning, protocol development, investigator selection, training of internal and external personnel, medical monitoring for patient safety and trial conduct, individual and aggregate clinical study event review and approval, data analysis and interpretation, quality control, and presentation/publication. 


Required qualifications:

  • MD/DO experience, preferably with vascular and/or interventional oncology experience 
  • Experience leading and developing teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Detail oriented and goal-directed for development and attainment of deadlines for projects/document review and creation
  • Ability to build rapport with key physicians and medical leadership
  • Ability to translate voice of customer and market dynamics in to the organization – related to training and education
  • Ability to leverage knowledge and apply new ways of looking at problems, processes, or solutions to generate and champion new ideas, approaches, and initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to:
  • Maintain a strategic perspective, and make decisions and align activities with business vision and purpose
  • Effectively collaborate and influence a broad range of global stakeholders
  • Respond flexibly and positively under conditions of uncertainty or change
  • Lead courageously by confronting problems directly and taking decisive action
  • Assess, motivate, coach, and develop organizational talent, and foster a diverse workplace that enables all team members to contribute to their full potential
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite


Preferred qualifications:

  • Medical scientific expertise in promoting patient safety with products worldwide
  • Proven experience in the medical industry (clinical, scientific affairs, medical safety, medical affairs, medical education, product management, product development, R&D, medical sales, or field clinical engineer) and in an FDA-regulated environment


Requisition ID: 531903


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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