Senior Medical Communications Specialist

Remote (United States)

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We are currently seeking a Senior Medical Communications Specialist to join our Neurovascular division based remotely anywhere in the US.


Who we want

  • Meticulous documenters. Detail-oriented people who enjoy maintaining meticulous documentation of reports, metrics, proposals, and presentations. 
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations. 


What you will do

As the Senior Medical Communications Specialist, you will support the Stryker Neurovascular Medical Science Liaison (MSL), a non-commercial professional who focuses their efforts in a specific therapeutic area and serves as a cross-functional liaison between the company, Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), and other Health Care Professionals (HCPs). 


This position also supports the creation of the strategy for a communication plan for Stryker-Sponsored and Investigator-Initiated clinical studies, including supporting the planning of publication and podium presentations. This position, in addition, supports execution of the communication plan, including medical writing support, meeting and congress support, and stakeholder management.

  • Support MSL as they gather field intelligence from discussions with thought leaders and/or health care professionals, conference attendance and her/his own research and assists the MSL in transmitting this intelligence to internal stakeholders
  • Assist MSL with development of a Communication Plan to facilitate communication of publication and podium strategy and planning regarding clinical projects to stakeholders
  • Assist MSL as they respond to requests for scientific information and data regarding Stryker NV products, including unsolicited, off-label inquiries
  • Compliantly track scientific exchanges with HCPs
  • Conduct data mining within clinical study data sets for scientific and commercialization insights
  • Partner with the MSL and align with Marketing to strategize and plan the publication and podium presentation proliferation and messaging of Stryker-Sponsored and Investigator-Initiated relevant clinical outcomes
  • Partner with the MSL and customers (physicians) on abstracts, and society posters and presentations, and journal publications
  • Support coordination of Biostatistics to plan enable and provide the necessary data sets to meet project or customer requests
  • Interface with the Advertising & Promotion process to ensure compliant routing and required approvals for presentations and publications
  • Maintain high-quality and collaborative customer relationships in a professional and positive manner
  • Assist Regional Sales and Medical Education in training customers and Sales on podium presentations and publications
  • Support Publication Development and Approval process and associated documentation


What you need

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S. or B.A.) required
  • 2+ years of experience in a clinical research setting or regulated environment, preferably in biological, clinical, or life sciences
  • Medical device industry experience preferred
  • Clinical study execution experience preferred


$85,500 – $182,100 salary plus bonus eligible + benefits. Actual minimum and maximum may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.


Our benefits:

  • 12 paid holidays annually
  • Health benefits include: Medical and prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, personalized healthcare support, wellbeing program and tobacco cessation program.
  • Financial benefits include Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), basic life and AD&D insurance, and short-term disability insurance.


For a more detailed overview of our benefits or time off, please follow this link to learn more: US Stryker employee benefits


Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at stryker.com.


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