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Medical Affairs
19000K1Y Requisition #
Thanks for your interest in the Principal Medical Safety Specialist position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 422 open jobs by clicking here.
Must Have; Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a biologic science 
  • Minimum 7 years of clinical experience Or  minimum 5 years of clinical experience with an advanced degree.
  • Licensed healthcare professional or certified personnel with clinical knowledge and relevant patient care experience.
Nice To Have 
  • Degree preference towards healthcare or medical profession (e.g., nursing, medicine, pharmacy, biological science, or other related medical/scientific field).
  • Proficient ability to understand and apply practical medical and product knowledge in a competent and consistent manner for Medical Safety activities.
  • Proven ability to make competent, risk-based, and timely medical safety decisions based on insightful analysis of critical information; able to balance analysis with decisiveness.
  • Proficient ability to understand scientific/technical concepts and function of medical devices.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, and effectively influence diverse stakeholders (team members, functional partners, and HCPs).  
  • Experience writing medical reports on complex medical data/information.
  • Solid critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy; ability to work independently and mentor junior work colleagues; accountable for outcomes.
  • Proven ability to develop trusted relationships and collaborate with co-workers and functional partners in a matrixed organization.
  • Industry experience in a Medical Device or Pharmaceutical Company, in Safety, Medical Affairs, Drug Information, Clinical Research, Clinical Quality, Regulatory, or related discipline. 
  • Work experience in neurological diseases, pain management, infusion technology, or clinical risk management. 
  • Proficient computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards as well as all applicable laws and regulations 
  • Experience writing medical publications.
  • Epidemiology/statistics education and application. 
  • Advanced knowledge of MedDRA coding.

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.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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The mission to improve access to healthcare globally is something we are all very proud to work hard toward achieving. Great people, fun atmosphere, big city salaries. The CEO is fantastic - he is a very clear communicator of the mission and is truly dedicating his life to achieving it.
Smart and committed coworkers. Mission driven. Good benefits. Good long term career opportunities. Company is large enough that you can always find interesting projects to work on.
Knowing that everyday your work helps to save lives makes it great place to work. Training on lean practices, quality and other. Excellent peers.


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