Edwards Lifesciences Manager, Scientific Communications - Transcatheter Mitral & Tricuspid Therapies (USA Remote Position) in Irvine, California
This is a unique opportunity to play an important role in the growing Transcatheter Mitral & Tricuspid Therapies (TMTT) Medical Affairs team, providing innovative solutions to transform treatment for patients suffering from mitral and tricuspid heart disease. As Manager, Scientific Communications, you will serve as the subject matter expert to strategize, manage, and execute abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts.
Key Responsibilities :
Proactively prioritize, identify, assess, and critically summarize relevant scientific and medical literature across therapeutic area Synthesize, assess, and communicate potential impact of key findings to internal stakeholders
Interpret study results and collaborate with HCPs (e.g., study Investigators, physician) in the development of scientific communications content, such as conference proceedings (e.g., abstracts and presentations) and/or journal manuscripts
Initiate ad hoc data analysis (e.g., survival analysis) of clinical data sets and provide strategic recommendations to key stakeholders
Conduct literature review to address internal and external medical information queries
Provide input to set the Global strategy of medical/scientific podium and publication programs
Develop and cultivate strong relationships with key academic institutions, physicians, KOLs, hospitals, scientific societies, and associations to facilitate scientific communication efforts
Lead the continued development of the scientific content repository
Other incidental duties: Represent Medical Affairs in various internal and external programs
Minimum Education & Requirements :
Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant scientific communications experience; or Master's degree with 8 years of relevant experience; or PhD with 6 years of relevant experience
Experience working within the medical device, pharmaceutical, or biotechnology industries
- Relevant experience in the cardiovascular medical device industry
Additional Talents and General Expectations :
Proven successful project management skills
Proven expertise in both Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel and related systems
Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
Recognized as an expert in own area with specialized depth and breadth of expertise within area of work in the organization
Expert in the development of scientific/medical conference proceedings and manuscript publication in major scientific journals
Extensive scientific acumen, for use in various circumstances, including in working with internal stakeholders and with physicians in identifying evidence gaps and opportunities
Extensive knowledge of ACCME, AdvaMed, EUcomed, FDA and ISO regulations
Strong leadership skills with ability to influence and guide stakeholders
Strict attention to detail
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Represents leadership on projects within a specific area interfacing with project managers and medical affairs team
Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.