Siemens Clinical Affairs Specialist in Norwood, Massachusetts

Clinical Affairs Specialist

Locations:Norwood, Massachusetts

Job Family: Quality Management

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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Point of Care

Requisition Number: 211049

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Norwood

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers

Job Description:

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

Are you looking to be a part of something exceptional? If working for Siemens Healthineers in the Point of Care (POC) Business Area peaks your interest, then this opportunity is for you! We are looking for an experienced clinical operations leader to join our enthusiastic and collaborative team.

The selected individual will:

  • Initiate, design and coordinate in vitro diagnostic studies to collect data to support submissions to regulatory authorities and future product development

  • Take responsibility of ensuring the execution of clinical trials with the goal of adhering to target timelines, budget and quality

  • Report to Director, Pre-Market Clinical & Regulatory Affairs, Quality Technology, Point of Care Business Area

Responsibilities

  • Independently manage clinical trials, which may include protocol, ICF and CRF development, investigational product / supply management, budget / contract negotiation and regulatory document collection / management

  • Independently monitor clinical studies in accordance with regulatory requirements, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and SOPs, utilizing knowledge of the diagnostic area sufficient to perform source data verification and monitor study protocol conduct / compliance; occasional handling of biological samples may be required, based upon project need

  • Assist clinical sites with IRB submission / documentation, as needed

  • Utilize a working knowledge of GCP and SOPs to assure compliance with FDA regulations and applicable processes and procedures

  • Anticipate and identify problems / issues and implement resolutions or provide recommendations for corrective actions in relevant job areas

  • Work cross-functionally with Regulatory Affairs and Quality Management, as workload permits, to support efforts in these areas

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS/BA in life science discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Demonstration of 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful performance of responsibilities presented above

  • CCRA certification with ACRP or SoCRA

  • Experience in in vitro diagnostics and/or the medical device industry

  • Demonstration of strong writing skills in all job responsibilities ( e.g. protocols, monitoring reports, correspondence, clinical trial reports, etc.)

  • Demonstration of effective oral communication skills with clinical sites, and internal / external personnel from various departments / levels

  • Ability and willingness to travel, domestic and international, depending upon project need, periodically up to 30-50% domestically; <10% internationally

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • MT/MLT or equivalent

  • Experience with clinical trials involving hemostasis and/or urinalysis analyzers

  • Experience with Pre-Subs and 510k submissions

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