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Principal 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): 

Toronto, ON, CA

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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 Medical Writer is responsible for the creation and preparation of scientific documents supporting the presentation, publication and medical education needs of the Interventional Oncology and Embolization (IO&E) group. 


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the preparation of manuscripts, scientific abstracts, conference presentations, posters based on BSC clinical trials, registries, guideline documents or other scientific data. 
  • Maintains and updates with new content the library of speaker decks and training material, creating new content as needed for BSC symposia, speaker programs and internal medical education. Creates other Medical Education material e.g., physician training modules, CEU slide decks, learning modules etc. as needed.
  • Leads global strategic publication plan team to ensure the successful implementation of publication and presentation plans. Interacts extensively with internal medical stakeholders to ensure timely execution of plan. 
  • Develops relationships/partnerships with KOL collaborators on above-mentioned deliverables. Interacts externally with journals, conference organizers as needed. 
  • Reviews monthly new publications for each portfolio and provides synopsis of key relevant take away points to internal stakeholders. 
  • Reviews documents related to IO&E clinical trials e.g., protocols, to ensure appropriate evaluation and presentation of data, methodology, interpretation, and documentation.
  • Maintains up to date congress schedule and abstract deadlines and informs teams of upcoming deadlines. 
  • Remains current with ongoing studies and coming abstracts at congresses or publications on competitor products. 
  • May assist in writing material supporting regulatory submissions. 
  • Stretch assignments to support Medical Affairs Managers, as needed.  

Required qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in the Life Sciences required
  • Experience working within Medical Device or Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Extensive experience in writing, editing and submitting publications to journals and congresses with complete support from inception to completion

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in creating adult learning materials is desired 
  • Therapeutic area knowledge in oncology is desired.
  • Excellent written, analytical, verbal, and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and product responsibilities, work independently and self-motivated to meet deliverables on time and with quality deliverable. 
  • Ability to work effectively with others in a matrix environment
  • Ability to develop strategic solutions to unique, significant and business issues
  • Demonstration of a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented Boston Scientific quality processes and procedures.


Requisition ID: 557166


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!

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