Medical Affairs Associate

Terumo Aortic

Posted on: November 23, 2021

Closing: December 23, 2021

Salary: Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

At Terumo Aortic, our mission is to transform the treatment of aortic disease worldwide. With our comprehensive portfolio of surgical, endovascular and hybrid technologies, we enable physicians to find the right fit for each patient anatomy.

The company has over 1,250 associates around the world with manufacturing facilities in Glasgow, Scotland and Sunrise, Florida.

Terumo Aortic is focused on the continuing development of new and innovative products driving the growth of the business globally. Associates are part of a stimulating and exciting environment in which they can develop their skills and achieve career goals. Working for the company, each associate’s role contributes greatly to helping to save or improve the lives of patients in over 100 countries worldwide.

Position Summary

To assist in the creation, monitoring, and sharing of medical and scientific information resources and knowledge specifically in the areas of the company’s products and generally in the medical field. 

 

Key Accountabilities:

    • Informational services: tracking, creating, and sharing information and knowledge relevant to products and specialty, assist in developing and implementing publications plans, and the reporting of clinical results internally and externally, at scientific meetings and through journal articles. Maintain product and specialty information on a variety of databases, tracking this information and filing as appropriate. 
    • Regulatory support: contribute and review written educational, technical, and promotional materials. Provide input into the development of global clinical strategies, contribute to and advise on regulatory submissions and documents. 
    • Health care professionals and professional organizations liaison: supporting the efforts of professional associations, HCPs to create and disseminate knowledge via the company’s scientific committee, developing and maintaining relationships with HCPs to disseminate knowledge better. Interface with physicians, learned societies, and scientific meetings organizers. Assist in the coordination and management of the company’s scientific committee, investigator-initiated studies, and contribute to other committees (grants, publications, etc.) as required. 
    • Marketing support: providing scientific input and expertise in the design and construction of all promotional materials and events, contributing to increased knowledge and awareness with product-specific and general scientific knowledge and information. Attend and participate in scientific meetings, congresses and travel as required in the pursuit of these objectives.
    • R&D and clinical support: contributing to all stages of clinical development including study design, initiation and monitoring, specifically via the provision of timely medical and scientific information. Contribute to and review clinical documents such as protocols, study reports, study materials, clinical evaluation reports and regulatory documents such as submissions. 
    • Training: contribute to medical and scientific curriculum for company-wide training and development; assist in the preparation of training and delivery as required.
    • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
      Internal Networking/Key relationships:
    • This position requires cooperating with different company departments, such as R&D, Sales, Logistics, Finance and the other team members of the department.
       
      Minimum skills and capabilities
    • Excellent verbal and written English
    • Scientific and technical writing ability
    • Good understanding of the clinical investigation process and regulatory requirements.
    • Possess good interpersonal skills, self-motivated and retain a positive attitude
    • Extremely detail-oriented and organized, with excellent communication and administrative skills.
    • Able to manage research and study teams as well as multiple tasks.
    • Ability to learn new and diverse subject areas quickly.
    • Familiarity (as a user) with medical information databases (such as PubMed)
    • Strong mentoring and teaching skills
    • Excellent problem solving, judgment and decision-making skills
    • Effective oral/presentation and written communication skills
    • Excellent negotiation skills

      Minimum knowledge & Experience required for the position:

    • B.S. in health care/life sciences (preferred).
    • Two years’ experience in clinical research (medical device is highly preferred).
    • Scientific and technical writing experience 
    • Excellent computer skills, including expertise in Microsoft Office Products, such as Word and Excel.
    • International Mobility: 

It is Terumo’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As a Company, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Terumo Aortic

Posted on: November 23, 2021

Closing: December 23, 2021

Salary($): Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

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