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Medical Writer

Company: Teleflex
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: October 13, 2019

Job Description:

Location: Pleasanton, CA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 10%


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit

Interventional Urology NeoTract is dedicated to developing innovative, minimally invasive and clinically effective devices that address unmet needs in the field of urology. As part of the Teleflex Interventional Urology business unit, NeoTract s initial focus is on improving the standard of care for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using the UroLift System, a minimally invasive, permanent implant system that treats symptoms while preserving normal sexual function1. The FDA-cleared UroLift System is clinically proven to treat lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH. The UroLift System lifts or holds the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way so it no longer blocks the urethra. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue. More than 100,000 men worldwide have been treated with the UroLift System, which is available in the U.S., Europe, Australia, Canada, Mexico and South Korea. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients lives. 1 *No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction. McVary; Roehrborn, J Urology 2013 LIFT Study. POSITION SUMMARY

The Medical Writer is responsible for working with individuals in Medical Affairs and Clinical Affairs to prepare, edit, and review (1) original manuscripts for peer reviewed publication and (2) abstracts and presentations for scientific conferences. Topics for publication focus on interventional urology and may expand to incorporate other Teleflex business units.

As an integral member of the Medical Affairs team, this position will support the process of building and disseminating the long-term publication plan for the company. Other activities may include literature reviews to build annotated reference lists for topics of importance to Medical Affairs, writing white papers, reviewing scientific materials prepared by sales and marketing teams, and providing scientific education through webinars and other forums. This position requires demonstrated medical writing skills, experience analyzing and interpreting scientific data critically, and the ability to perform at high level in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

* Prepare, edit, and review manuscripts, abstracts, podium presentations, posters, and other publications for journals, medical societies, and other data presentations. Manage and facilitate the submission, publication, and associated processes. Ensure all sponsored publications and scientific presentations meet ethical publication guidelines (ICMJE, GPP3, AdvaMed).

* Work closely with the clinical data management team to prepare summaries, tables and figures for manuscripts, abstracts and diverse scientific presentations.

* Support execution and dissemination of long-term publication plan with focus on increasing (1) the rate of peer reviewed manuscripts accepted for publication and (2) the presence at scientific conferences.

* Conduct literature searches and clinical evidence mapping and prepare literature reviews and article summaries for external and internal stakeholders. Develop and maintain an accessible repository for relevant company and competitive literature, including journal articles, abstracts, and presentations as requested.

* Partner with cross-functional teams to draft and revise clinical protocols, reports, scientific literature reviews, and other documents associated with submissions, product registrations, and updates.

* Write white papers on scientific developments at NeoTract

* Contribute to post-market surveillance activities by staying current with newly published scientific literature as well as presentations occurring at scientific meetings within relevant fields and topics.

* Partner with Marketing, Sales, and Professional Education to provide support and responses to requests from commercial partners and other interested parties.

* Develop and maintain relevant standard operating procedures (SOPs) for publication development processes and tools. Ensure all required documentation is in place for each project.

* As needed, attend local, national and international conferences to stay current with advancements in the field and contribute to the development of conference coverage reports for internal distribution.

* Perform other related duties as assigned.

* Contribute to the NeoTract culture of being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, efficient, high achieving, and fun!


* Advanced degree, such as a Ph.D., M.D. or PharmD, with at least 2 years of relevant experience; or Master s degree with at least 3 years of scientific writing experience; or Bachelor s degree with at least 5 years of scientific writing experience.

* Experience writing sections of scientific, peer-reviewed papers for medical products or systems.

* Experience preparing publications in the medical device, bio-tech, or pharmaceutical industry preferred.


* Knowledge of clinical research methodology, tools, processes, and regulations.

* Ability to analyze, interpret, and summarize clinical data critically.

* Proficient in Excel, Word, and Adobe software.

* Experience in literature identification and analysis.

* Strong knowledge of statistical methods.

* Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and independently.

* Ability to develop and foster relationships with KOLs and key business stakeholders.

* Ability to build and foster relationships with KOLs and key business stakeholders.

* Highly motivated and capable of comprehending and communicating large amounts of scientific content concisely.

* Advanced presentation and computer skills.

* Ability to travel up to 10%. Overnight travel may be required.

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow , Deknatel , Hudson RCI , LMA , Pilling , R sch , UroLift and Weck trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, R sch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/

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