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Senior Medical Writer

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-AL-Birmingham; US-AR-Little Rock; US-CT-Hartford; US-CT-New Haven; US-DC-Washington; US-DE-Delaware; US-FL-Ft. Lauderdale; US-FL-Jacksonville; US-FL-Miami; US-FL-Orlando; US-FL-St. Petersburg; US-FL-Tampa; US-GA-Atlanta; US-IA-Central/Des Moines; US-IL-Chicago; US-IL-Southern; US-IN-Indianapolis; US-KS-Topeka/Manhattan; US-KY-Louisville; US-LA-New Orleans; US-MA-Bedford; US-MA-Boston; US-MA-Burlington; US-MA-Cambridge; US-MA-Lexington; US-MA-Lowell; US-MA-Marlborough; US-MA-Natick; US-MA-Quincy; US-MA-Western/Springfield; US-MA-Worcester; US-MD-Baltimore; US-MD-Rockville; US-ME-Central/Augusta; US-ME-Northern/Bangor; US-ME-Southern/Portland; US-MI-Detroit; US-MI-Grand Rapids; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Mankato/Rochester; US-MN-Maple Grove; US-MN-Minneapolis; US-MN-Minnetonka; US-MN-Northern/Duluth; US-MN-Plymouth; US-MO-Kansas City/Independence; US-MO-St. Louis; US-NC-Charlotte; US-NC-Greensboro; US-NC-Raleigh/Durham; US-NH-Northern; US-NH-Southern; US-NJ-Central; US-NJ-Northern; US-NJ-Southern; US-NY-Buffalo; US-NY-New York City; US-NY-Syracuse; US-OH-Cincinnati; US-OH-Cleveland; US-OH-Columbus/Zanesville; US-PA-Erie; US-PA-Philadelphia; US-PA-Pittsburgh; US-RI-Providence; US-TN-Knoxville; US-TN-Memphis; US-TN-Nashville; US-VA-Alexandria; US-VA-Fairfax; US-VA-Norfolk/Hampton Roads; US-VA-Richmond; US-VA-Roanoke; US-VT-Northern; US-VT-Southern; US-WI-Madison; US-WI-Milwaukee

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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 Writer is responsible for the preparation of documents that support the presentation, publication, and regulatory writing needs of assigned therapeutic areas and/or products in the BSC Interventional Cardiology Clinical Communications group. As part of Clinical Sciences, this group supports the scientific and regulatory communication needs of BSC interventional cardiology medical device clinical trials, registries, and other studies.  
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Prepares manuscripts, as well as abstracts, slide presentations, and poster presentations for scientific meetings within and outside the U.S. 
  • Solicit and incorporate KOL/physicians/trial investigators feedback on manuscripts, abstracts, slide presentations and posters. 
  • Works with clinical project managers to assist with the review and preparation of clinical trial reports, investigator brochures, summary documents, and other documents that support the regulatory needs of a project.
  • Supports the above clinical communications needs for clinical trials and registries in interventional cardiology in markets both within and outside the U.S.
  • Reviews statistical output from BSC medical device clinical trials and registries and determines appropriate evaluation, interpretation, and presentation of data.
  • Collaborates extensively with internal medical directors, clinical trial managers, statisticians, other medical writers as part of project core teams. Interacts externally with study investigators, journals, conference organizers, and freelance/contract medical writers.
  • Remains current with medical developments and publications on similar and competitor products. Applies this knowledge to BSC communications projects.
  • Interacts with marketing and other groups as needed to ensure that clinical data is represented accurately and correctly in any published literature, slide sets, and other materials prepared by these groups.
  • Ensures that accurate, high-quality documents are prepared on schedule. Review documents for accuracy and for appropriate evaluation and presentation of data, methodology, and interpretation.  
  • Helps to organize and chair publication and presentation plan teams. Interacts with authors, investigators, internal BSC personnel, journals, editors, and others as necessary to ensure the successful implementation of publication and presentation plans.
  • Assists other medical writers, as per project timeline and workload demands.

Required qualifications:

  • Ph.D./Pharm.D. plus 1 to 5 years of related pharmaceutical/medical device industry/academic experience (e.g., medical writing, clinical research).
  • MPH, B.Pharm, MS, plus 8 to 10 years of relevant pharmaceutical/medical device industry/academic experience.  
  • Extensive experience in writing, editing and submitting publications to journals and congresses with complete support from inception to completion

Preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated scientific writing ability, candidate will be asked to do a writing test.
  • Solid understanding of scientific or clinical research and the scientific method.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver scientific presentations; understanding of the structure and content of scientific presentations, ability to tailor presentation format and content to specific needs of topic and/or audience.
  • Good understanding of statistical methods; willingness to learn new statistical concepts as needed.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and summarize statistical results of clinical studies.
  • Must be highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite (especially Microsoft Word and PowerPoint); skill in Microsoft Excel, Photoshop, Illustrator, EndNote Reference Software, and other scientific graphics software would be helpful.
  • Ability to work independently, a self-starter.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work within a team and form productive working relationships within and external to the Clinical Communications department. 
  • Strong sense of responsibility and urgency. Ability to take ownership of projects.
  • Flexibility and ability to manage simultaneous priorities, and changing deadlines. 

Requisition ID: 558851

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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