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Medtronic Senior Medical Writer - China (CER) - remote in Mansfield, Massachusetts

Senior Medical Writer - China (CER) - remote


Mansfield, Massachusetts, United States

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Post Date:

Apr 02, 2021


The Medical Surgical Portfolio strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

  • SURGICAL INNOVATIONS Integrated Operating Unitsset the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck. Surgical Innovations Integrated Operating Units include Advanced Surgical Instruments, Hernia Wound Management, and Lung Health and Visualization.

  • PATIENT MONITORING Operating Unit focuses on solving clinically meaningful problems, with technologies and solutions for blood oxygen management, respiratory compromise, and perioperative complications.

  • GASTROINTESTINALOperating Unit has created a business out of disrupting the status quo in the detection, prevention, and treatment of gastrointestinal cancers and chronic diseases.

  • RENAL CARE SOLUTIONS Operating Unit strives to improve outcomes, access, and quality of life for patients affected by renal disease.

Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. Its no accident we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe its the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.

Careers that Change Lives

The Senior Medical Writer [Bilingual - Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) and English] role in our Medical Affairs organization supports the Global Medical Surgical Portfolio. The bilingual (Chinese/English) Senior Medical Writer will be focused on developing clinical, scientific, and regulatory documents for the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) along with some responsibilities for other global markets.

A Day in the Life

  • This role predominantly focuses on writing, editing and reviewing regulatory (e.g. Clinical Evaluation Reports/clinical study reports/summaries) documents and responses for submission to the China NMPA. This will involve reviewing scientific articles from the China database CNKI [articles written in Chinese] and summarized them in English.

  • Post Market Surveillance activities (monthly literature review of our product

  • Conduct proofreading, editing, document formatting, review comment integration and document completion / approval activities

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team to assure high quality and successful project delivery

  • Seek out and engage regularly with peers, creating an environment of exchange and learning. Openly share successes and failures to promote the groups collective learning. Administration of the applicable databases for the activities related to the evaluation of clinical data, Clinical Evaluation reports and Post Market surveillance reporting.

  • Collaborate with principal investigators, statistical and clinical communications teams on formulating first drafts of manuscripts.

  • Create and manage project schedules for each clinical evidence document.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree with Minimum of 4 years medical or clinical writing experience

  • Or Advanced Degree with minimum of 2 years medical or clinical writing experience

  • Advanced proficiency in Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) and English languages; ability to read scientific articles in Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) and summarize them in English.

Nice to Have

  • Masters or PhD degree(s) in biomedical sciences or technical disciplines

  • Experience with medical and/or scientific writing within a medical device industry or related industry including preparation of Clinical Evaluation Reports and post market surveillance reporting.

  • Clinical research experience

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. Lets 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)

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage.

Learn more about our benefits:

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Annual Salary and Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on Page 6 here .

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.