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Clinical Research Specialist (CVG/PACS)

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At our Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, about 220 clinical researchers, scientists and technical engineers cooperate closely with medical specialists in and outside of Europe to develop new and improve existing therapies in Cardiac indications.

Our broad range of clinical services includes international project management, statistical advise, IT support and medical writing, which makes us Medtronic’s authority on clinical research outside of the US.

A Day in the Life

The Clinical Research Specialist (CRS) will assist with the execution of clinical research activities related to the ongoing evaluation of product safety and effectiveness following market release.  Under supervision, the CRS will be responsible for the timely completion of deliverables consistent with applicable regulatory standards and internal Medtronic requirements. 

  • Assist with the preparation and revision of study materials and/or training 

  • Conduct training of site and/or Medtronic staff

  • Assist in site initiation activities (e.g. study start-up documentation preparation)

  • Set-up and maintain accurate progress and study status tracking logs

  • Support the preparation of reports, regulatory submissions, publications and presentations

  • Identify and mitigate quality risk and/or issues associated with assigned studies/activities

  • May arrange conference calls, staff meetings, and training events. 

  • Assist in the preparation and review of data

  • Oversee follow-up and resolution of sites issues

  • Able to refer to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and study management processes for guidance on everyday tasks 

  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives and participate in training to enhance knowledge


       Bachelor’s degree

2+ years’ experience in clinical research (Master’s degree will substitute for 1 year experience)


Working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance guidelines for conducting clinical studies

Proficient knowledge of medical terminology

Computer skill competency (MS Office products, spreadsheets, power points, etc.)

Ability to work well within teams, build relationships

Good prioritization and organizational skills, able to manage multiple tasks

Excellent oral and written communication

Positive outlook

Strong communication skills (efficient, effective, transparent)

We Offer

In our 5th Tenet of our Mission we recognize the personal worth of employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success. 
Also a competitive package is of course part of that. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

·         28 holidays;

·         Possibility to purchase 8 extra vacation days;

·         Flexible working environment;

·         Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results;

·         Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurances

·         Tax advantages on commuting, fitness plan, bicycle plan;

·         Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Harvard Manage Monitor/GetAbstract

·         Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)

·         Private Lease possibilities


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About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of  what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the future.


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