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Careers that Change Lives

Medtronic Coronary and Structural Heart provides interventional devices to treat coronary arteries that are blocked by atherosclerotic plaque and devices and therapies to treat structural defects of the heart. We are currently looking for Project Coordinator IV to support the Aortic R&D Product Development and PMO initiatives at our Santa Rosa, CA location.


Medtronic is intensely focused on creating a workplace environment which reflects our standing as the world’s top medical device company. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the patients we serve and an unrelenting desire to improve our business. 

A Day in the Life

The Aortic R&D Project Coordinator IV is responsible to provide support to Product Development and PMO initiatives, as assigned. The person in this role will work closely with a cross functional leadership team and will need to independently perform complex and diverse organizational duties. It will be important to work across multiple functions, take initiative, and prioritize responsibilities to ensure the needs of the stakeholders are met.  


Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Provides general administrative support including preparing communications and maintaining schedules for the Vice President of R&D, direct management staff and extended team.
  • Collaborates across other departments and functions.
  • Assist with daily tasks such as calendar management, coordinating mid to high level communications, travel planning, and expenses. Additional tasks include but are not limited to organizing on and off-site meetings and events, coordinating space planning efforts, attending staff meetings and taking meeting minutes, managing department-wide communication meetings, creating presentations and placing and processing orders.
  • Oversee and direct special events including managing agenda and strategy for the day, as well as logistics including audio/visual needs, coordinate food and beverage, catering. Partner and negotiate venue details with outside vendors related to offsite events.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality while maintaining customer satisfaction (external and internal), respond to the problems and needs of employees, suggest solutions and develop and support long term relationships with peers and across other functions. Maintain a high standard of communication within the department to help keep team members accountable, motivated, and engaged.
  • May be responsible for coordinating travel and submitting expenses as needed for some of R&D staff and sometimes outside physician consultants
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
  • High School Diploma
Nice to Have
  • Experience supporting high-level staff, project management, operations and event planning
  • Creative, approachable, energetic, “can-do” attitude with ability to change direction in an ever-changing environment
  • Must be a resourceful go-getter who enjoys a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of departments, personalities, and dynamics
  • Talent for creating and adapting administrative office procedures as necessary with the intention to improve efficiency
  • Proven technical skills within Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe. Familiarity with Workday is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail; analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Enjoys working independently and as part of a team
  • Able to grasp new concepts and adapt rapidly
  • Demonstrated experience working in highly dynamic R&D/Technical Environment.
  • Good Communicator and collaborator with other Executive Staff and supporting Administrative staff.

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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