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Job Title: Clinical Scientist

Location: Onsite (Santa Clara/Sylmar, California)

Client: Large Life Sciences Company

Start Date: 8/12/2024

Duration: 12-month contract with the possibility for extension


You will work within the Abbott Global Data Science and Analytics team with a focus on cardiac implantable devices. You will lead and execute data analytics projects that generate impactful evidence and insights related to medical device technology, relevant disease states, and healthcare economics. You will collaborate with peers within the function, across the organization, and thought leaders outside the company. You will work with different types of data, developing creative ways to analyze and present your results. You will lead preparation of conference presentations and development of scientific manuscripts. You will also support digital health initiatives. Your work will support healthcare decisions by patients, physicians, health authorities, payers, and policy makers. 


Main responsibilities will include: 

  • Data Analytics 
  • Lead and complete advanced data analytics projects related to medical devices, focused on cardiac implantable devices 
  • Design and implement real-world evidence studies  
  • Work with varied data types, including insurance claims data, electronic health records, remote device monitoring data, and clinical study data 
  • Support digital health and data science initiatives  
  • Strategy and Communication 
  • Build strategy for real-world evidence generation across technologies 
  • Communicate with regulatory agencies on study designs and results 
  • Oversee preparation of reports for regulatory agencies 
  • Collaborate with peers within the function, across the organization and outside the company on projects 
  • Lead preparation of conference presentations and scientific manuscripts 
  • Present to internal and external stakeholders with varied backgrounds 
  • Cultivate relationships with key opinion leaders in the industry 


Desired skills: 

  • Excellent data analysis skills 
  • Strong knowledge of statistical methods 
  • Experience with analytical software tools such as R, Matlab, SAS, Python 
  • Ability to come up with innovative data analysis and presentation strategies 
  • Excellent written skills, with proven ability to prepare scientific manuscripts 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and ability to speak with experts in the field 
  • Experience working in a regulated environment a plus 
  • Knowledge of cardiac rhythm management devices a plus 


Minimum qualifications required: 

  • Ph.D. or MS and 4+ years of experience in biomedical engineering, health/biomedical sciences, epidemiology, bioinformatics, or related field 

Clinical Scientist Los Angeles, CA

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Benefits & Perks:

Medasource offers competitive medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Dependent Care FSA, and supplemental coverage with plans that can fit each employee’s needs. We offer a 401k plan that includes a company match and is fully vested after you become eligible, paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that provides services like virtual counseling, financial services, legal services, life coaching, etc.

Pay Disclaimer:

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


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