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Senior Program Manager at Medtronic

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Fridley, Minnesota

Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives | Impact patient outcomes.  Come for a job, stay for a career.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

Pain Therapies

A Day in the Life
As Senior Program Manager, you will lead the early exploration and strategy development of novel techniques and workflows to improve pain therapies by working with industry thought leaders, research organizations, development teams, and other cross functional teams to create new stimulation and early intervention procedures and procedural elements (tools, programming, patient management) that create positive clinical and economic outcomes, improve procedural and practice efficiency and reduce patient burden.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

•Engage pain therapy thought leaders and physicians to capture critical procedural needs. 
•Identify and evaluate novel techniques and workflows for improved pain relief in existing and new indications.
•Drive collaboration with third-parties for idea generation and feasibility research, including joint venture research programs.
•Create and lead physician and thought leader advisory boards.
•Synthesize actionable insights from clinical research, regulatory frameworks, functional characteristics of existing and potential hardware platforms. 
•Build a pipeline of short and long-term projects that support the commercialization of novel improvements to pain management.
•Prepare project plans, budgets, schedules. Provide technical project leadership and use problem solving skills to guide teams and make decisions.
•Document final procedure and obtain approvals from regulatory, clinical, and legal partners.  Create standardized procedure documentation standards.
•Support commercialization of new procedures.  Drive sales training and physician training.
•Collaborate with marketing, RTD, R&D, clinical, regulatory, legal and training teams. 
•Determine project and annual budgets necessary to meet goals; track and maintain the budget.
•Develop intellectual property to protect novel ideas.
•Ensure the quality policy/system is planned, understood, implemented and maintained by ensuring compliance within the department.


Must Have Minimum Qualifications (to be considered):
•7+ years of experience with Bachelors Degree or
•5+ years of experience with Masters Degree or
•4+ years engineering or clinical experience AND 4+ years of experience supporting physicians and other health care professionals in the operating room and post-op patient care.
•Demonstrated experience collaborating with physicians

Nice to Have
•Experience with stimulation and other interventional pain procedures
•Demonstrated track record of innovation in stimulation and other interventional pain procedures as evidenced by patents or other formal recognition.
•The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.  The employee is also required to use a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.
•The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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