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Careers That Change Lives

The Senior Statistician will be responsible for statistical aspects of study design and analysis of data from clinical studies conducted for regulatory approval or marketing purposes.  This includes responsibility for design of studies, calculating of sample size and power, writing of statistical portions of protocol and statistical analysis plan, review of protocol and case report forms, analysis and interpretation of data, and preparation of relevant sections of regulatory submissions, reports, abstracts and manuscripts.  Work will generally be done independently, but will be reviewed by the Manager at key time points.   

Impact patient outcomes.  Come for a job, stay for a career.
The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.
PAIN THERAPIES offers solutions — from early interventional procedures to implantable surgical technologies — that treat chronic pain as well as pain from spinal fractures, cancer and severe spasticity.
A Day in the Life
  • Applies statistical knowledge and experience to the design of clinical studies, ensuring that study objectives can be met.  This requires calculation of sample size and power, as well as possible determination of appropriate design assumptions.
  • Prepares relevant sections of protocols, especially those detailing the plans for data analysis, and justification for the sample size. Reviews entire protocol for consistency.
  • Assists in development and review of case report forms, ensuring data will be collected efficiently and accurately.
  • Identifies potential threats to study credibility and validity, and works with study team to prevent, track, and manage potential problems.
  • Writes the statistical analysis plan for the study, if required. 
  • Takes responsibility for responding to relevant questions from regulatory agencies.
  • Uses a variety of statistical methods and software tools to analyze and display data from clinical and other studies, including more advanced methods.  Methods must be appropriate for the kind of data collected, and required assumptions must be tested.
  • Interprets statistical and clinical findings, and ensures that regulatory submissions, reports, and manuscripts accurately reflect the data collected.
  • Validates and provides clear documentation of analysis programs.
  • Writes Results and Methods sections of clinical reports, abstracts and manuscripts as needed.
  • Consults with other (e.g. non-clinical) staff on statistical and analysis issues.
  • Attends and contributes to project and department meetings.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, the minimum requirements must be evident on your resume.

  • Bachelors degree in Statistics or Biostatistics and minimum of 4 years of experience in analysis of data from clinical studies and design of clinical trials OR advanced degree in Statistics or Biostatistics with a minimum of years of experience in analysis of data from clinical studies and design of clinical trials

Nice to Have

  • Advanced degree in Biostatistics or Statistics
  • Advanced programming skills in SAS
  • Knowledge in Clinical Trial methods or Epidemiology.
  • Experience in study design in the medical device or pharmaceutical industries
  • Strong applied statistical skills, such as survival analysis, regression modeling, Bayesian methods, repeated measures analysis, missing data strategies and multiple testing strategies
  • Knowledgeable regarding research data management and relational database
  • High level of competency in Windows environment and with Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel)
  • Demonstration of good oral and written communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal and collaborative skills

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.
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