Medtronic Clinical Research Specialist - Renal Denervation (RDN) in Maastricht, Netherlands

Clinical Research Specialist - Renal Denervation (RDN)


Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

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Jul 10, 2017

Clinical Research Specialist - Renal Denervation (RDN)

For our Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Careers that Change Lives

At our Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, about 250 clinical researchers, scientists and technical engineers cooperate closely with medical specialists in and outside of Europe to develop new and improve existing therapies in Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management and Cardiovascular Surgery. Our broad range of clinical services, includes international project management, statistical advise, IT support and medical writing, which makes us Medtronic’s authority on clinical research outside of the US.

A Day in the Life

We offer you a position in which you, as a team member of a world-wide project team working on an interventional treatment for hypertension, will contribute to planning and implementing clinical studies in line with local regulatory requirements. You will be responsible for ethical committee submissions, monitoring recruitment and patient files, ensuring that all required filing and reporting has been done according to the clinical investigation plan by follow-up on site. You will support CRO’s during the center start-up process, site initiation visits to train investigators and center staff as well as during the course of the studies. You evaluate the study data, report on observed trends and perform site management.

Must Haves

  • Masters or PhD degree in Life Sciences

  • 4-5 years experience with direct support to clinical studies or similar

  • Strong networking skills

  • Significant detail orientation due to FDA submission

  • Able and willing to strictly follow procedures/SOP's, regulationsand guidelines

We are looking for a customer focused team player who is a clinical expert, specialized in clinical site management, study monitoring and local regulations. This means you are familiar with clinical research study design, GCP’s and regulatory compliance guidelines for clinical trials. Knowledge of ISO14155 is a plus, as well as experience with FDA pivotal studies.

Besides the ability to manage multiple tasks you dispose of good problem-solving skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy. Quality focus is a must. You are used to take initiative and you demonstrate the ability to work effectively pro-active on cross-functional teams. You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking. Frequent (inter)national travel is part of the job.

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