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Senior Medical Writer – Medical Devices

June 7, 2024
Job Type
Work Setting
Remote / Home-based, In-office


Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

For years, Abbott’s medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it’s glucose monitoring system, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Writes and contributes to Clinical Evaluation reporting deliverables including Clinical Evaluation Plans/Reports, SSCPs, Regulatory Responses and other related documentation.
  • Evaluates and summarizes clinical evidence including data from sources such as clinical investigations, literature, post-market surveillance, risk, and post market clinical evaluations.  Analyzes results in preparation for product applications and submissions.
  • Collaborates with team members and stakeholders in planning for and supporting CER related projects and processes.
  • Supports additional clinical, regulatory, quality and engineering related deliverable as assigned.
  • Effectively communicates and collaborates with Sales and Marketing, R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Library Services, Product Performance Group (PPG), Quality Engineering, Clinical Affairs, Clinical Science, Risk Management and Medical Affairs in completing clinical evaluation project related deliverables.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of assigned products. Identifies appropriate sources of relevant data, interprets, evaluates and incorporates information from various sources including literature, clinical data, and medical references.
  • Reviews IFUs, patient guides, Risk Management files, Clinical Evaluation Protocols, Clinical Evaluation Reports and Plans (CER/CEP), physician training materials, ensuring alignment of risk information. Involved in responses to complex queries such as those issued by notified bodies and stakeholders.
  • Authors and contributes to necessary documents for regulatory submissions and communications, risk reviews and other processes such as regulatory inquiries.
  • Ensures quality in all deliverables and documentation with attention to detail, consistency and integrity of data.  Responsible for compliance with applicable corporate and divisional policies and procedures. Ensures compliance to applicable regulations and guidance’s (ISO13485, ISO14155, ISO14791, MEDDEV 2.7.1, MDR, and EU and FDA guidance documents) and applicable Abbott SOPs and DOPs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Medical Technology or equivalent technical degree OR an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 3 years’ relevant experience in a related area such as R&D, Technical Product Development, or Quality in a healthcare industry.
  • Writing, editing and managing engineering and technical documentation utilized in the development of new products and improvement of existing products.
  • Developing spreadsheets or databases for the capture, assembly, and graphical presentation of metrics.
  • Non-product application validation - Process establishment including metrics definition, statistical analysis and analytical techniques.
  • Experience in complaint handling, operation or service of diagnostic instrumentation, or medical technology.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Good working knowledge of personal computer software programs in Windows environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical, sciences, medicine or similar health related discipline.
  • Experimental design and data interpretation.
  • Knowledge of division products and Quality systems, system linkages and quality measures.
  • 4-6 years of medical writing experience in the medical or pharmaceutical industry or 7+ years general technical writing; CER writing experience.
  • Experience may include writing experience in a medical, pharmaceutical, medical device, clinical research, medical or research industry, or combination of these skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to manage complex tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
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