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Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: Minnetonka, MN, US, 55343

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough, Remote


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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 Writer is primarily responsible for the preparation of documents that support the presentation of BSC clinical and scientific data within the BSC Urology and Pelvic Health Division.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Authoring assigned clinical sections of FDA Premarket Approval (PMA) applications and/or routine Clinical Study Progress Reports.
  • Authoring clinical sections of regulatory authority requests for information on BSC products.
  • Creation of clinical content including the preparation of manuscripts, scientific abstracts, conference presentations and posters based on BSC clinical trials.
  • Reviewing documents related to BSC medical device clinical trials and/or trials conducted on BSC devices to ensure appropriate evaluation and presentation of data, methodology, interpretation, and documentation.
  • Interacting with internal medical and clinical personnel (e.g., franchise leads, clinical trial managers, statisticians, etc.) to define content requirements and create content.
  • Assisting Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) in the preparation and submission of abstracts to meetings/congresses and preparation and submission of manuscripts to appropriate medical journals.
  • May serve as SME and/or functional representative for R&D development activities (e.g., Product or Technology Development Process (PDP and TDP, respectively) teams) and will support broader Clinical/Medical Affairs activities such as Regulatory submissions/responses, Quality support, and Marketing/Sales support.
  • Assists with other writing and clinical tasks as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Master degree with 6+ years of relevant experience or Bachelor degree with 8+ years of relevant experience (e.g., medical writing/clinical trials/epidemiology/medical device or drug safety/RN)
  • Ability to write independently with minimal input and produce clean final product
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and summarize scientific data
  • Knowledge of clinical research methodology, tools, processes and regulations
  • Ability to interact with physicians and work cross functionally with Regulatory, R&D, Quality, Marketing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Medical device experience
  • Proven ability to manage timelines
  • Ability to understand medical terminology, procedures, anatomy
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, EndNote)



Requisition ID: 497756


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.


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