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Sr Spec Medical Writing

Company Name:
Covidien
## Description
Apply rigorous scientific and ethical standards to ensure our medical devices and supplies are safe, have real clinical benefits and help reduce costs in the healthcare system.
Does this work inspire you?
The Medical Writer is responsible for the preparation of documents that support the presentation, publication needs of assigned therapeutic areas and/or products in the Covidien Scientific Communications group.
What is the work you will be doing?
This role predominantly focuses on writing, editing and reviewing regulatory (e.g. Clinical Evaluation Reports/clinical study reports/summaries) documents and responses to Notified Bodies.
Post Market Surveillance activities (monthly literature review of our product)
Scientific Writing e.g. abstracts, manuscripts, presentations
Requires a strategic understanding of the therapeutic areas, business and study objectives as well as statistical data
Independently, critically writes and edits scientifically complex documents for substantial intellectual content
Reviews and provides input on the data being considered for publication to ensure alignment with current medical issues and corporate goals
Expert knowledge of clinical research, device/drug development processes, regulatory requirements, and good clinical practices
Ability to understand and interpret statistical results of clinical studies; ability to summarize complex results and present them in a clear, concise, and scientifically accurate manner to a wide range of audiences
## Qualifications
Do you have these experiences or skills?
Clinical, scientific or research background
Experience in Medical Writing
Communication/Presentation Skills
Excellent Interpersonal Relationships
Expert understanding of scientific or clinical research and the scientific method
Demonstrated scientific writing ability
Must be highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite (especially Microsoft Word and PowerPoint); skill in Microsoft Excel, Photoshop, Illustrator, EndNote Reference Software, and other scientific graphics software would be helpful
Good understanding of statistical methods
Do you have these professional or academic certifications?
Ph.D./Pharm.D plus 1 to 2 years of related pharmaceutical/medical device industry experience (e.g., medical writing, clinical research)
BS, B.Pharm, MS, plus 4 to 6 years of relevant pharmaceutical/medical device industry experience
Are you Covidien?
Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. We deliver outstanding results and innovative solutions in the Medical Device and Medical Supplies segments. Through progressive thinking and cutting-edge technologies, Covidien is well positioned to lead the way in today's rapidly changing healthcare industry. Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Covidien - both in the lives of others and your career.
At Covidien, we strive to fully understand our marketplace, customers, communities and employees, and we enter into relationships with a sense of honesty, fairness and trust.
Covidien is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Covidien will make reasonable accommodations to allow qualified individuals to perform their job duties unless the accommodation imposes an undue hardship. Please feel free to request a copy of the Covidien Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation policies for additional information.
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Please note that the "Essential Job Functions" are listed under the sections titled "What is the work I will be doing?" and "Are you able and willing to work under these conditions?".
Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
Primary Location: North America-United States-Massachusetts-Bedford
Job: Medical Affairs
Organization: United States
Job Posting: Dec 12, 2014, 4:05:10 PM
Req ID: 140006JX

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