Clinical Research Specialist. – Medtronic – Maastricht

Medtronic

Careers that Change Lives
Are you ready for an exciting role as a Clinical Research Specialist (CRS), you will be responsible for conducting clinical studies in compliance with applicable clinical and regulatory standards and in alignment with Medtronic business needs. You will monitor progress and results of clinical investigations in preparation for device application and/or publications. You will be responsible for managing and meeting the objectives of a clinical study. Assumes project management responsibilities for selected studies and site management activities as needed.
Peripheral Vascular Health Operating Unit
Peripheral Vascular Health therapies are a critical part of the Medtronic vascular portfolio, treating patients with a broad range of conditions, including Peripheral and Carotid Disease, End Stage Renal Disease, Peripheral Embolization and Superficial and Deep Venous Disease. We lead the way in the Superficial Venous and Drug Coated Balloon markets, caring for hundreds of millions of patients globally with lifesaving and life-enhancing therapies.
Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. It’s no accident — we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe it’s the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.

A Day in the Life
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
• Assist in designing, planning, and developing clinical evaluation research studies for products that are under Clinical Investigation.
• Prepares and authors protocols and patient record forms.
• Conducts registered and non-registered clinical studies of products that have been determined to satisfy a medical need and/or offer a commercial potential.
• Oversees and interpret results of clinical investigations in preparation for new device or consumer application.
• Oversees and manages operational aspects of clinical trials in conjunction with project teams and in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOP), good clinical practice (GCP) and specific country regulations, and may prepare clinical trial budgets.
• Serves as liaison between program management and planning, study team, and leadership.
• Collaborates and partners with a cross-functional team which includes site managers, monitoring, safety, stats, and others
• Assist in reviewing status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

Must Haves
• Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 2 years of clinical research experience (i.e., in the development and execution of clinical studies) or Master degree/Phd degree with 0 years of clinical research experience.

Nice to Haves
• Degree in engineering, life sciences, or related medical/scientific field 
• Clinical Research/clinical trial experience at Medtronic or within a medical device industry
• Experience in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and/or regulatory compliance guidelines for clinical trials
• Experience managing multiple clinical research sites with proven results in study execution
• Experience in clinical operations
• Experience developing clinical strategies and study design
• Experience in Peripheral Vascular therapies/product

We Offer
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:
• Flexible working environment
• Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results
• Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurance 
• Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Skills Lab
• Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)

Our Commitment
Our unwavering commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) means zero barriers to opportunity within Medtronic and a culture where all employees belong, are respected, and feel valued for who they are and the life experiences they contribute. We know equity starts beyond our workplace, and we must play a role in addressing systemic inequities in our communities if we hope to have long-term sustainable impact. Anchored in our Mission, we continue to drive ID&E forward both to enhance the well-being of Medtronic employees and to accelerate innovation that brings our lifesaving technologies to more people in more places around the world. 

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