Medtronic Clinical Research Specialist in Sydney, Australia

Clinical Research Specialist


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jul 14, 2017

At Medtronic, we are recruiting various Clinical Research opportunities within our Cardiac and Vascular Group.

  • Join Medtronic, one of the world's most admired healthcare solutions companies

  • Excellent opportunity to develop your career and work on an innovative product pipeline

  • Clinical Research opportunities across Australia and New Zealand

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology 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 can 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.

Position Summary:

At Medtronic, the Cardiac and Vascular Group provides leading-edge products, therapies and technology to Medtronic’s partners. Our innovations reflect our expertise in areas of cardiac and vascular solutions.The Clinical Research team plays a very important part in Medtronic’s success.As a Clinical Research Associate, you will gain highly valuable experience through who undertake a broad pipeline of innovative device research andproject management responsibility for selected studies across the Coronary and Structural Heart portfolio.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist with overall successful conduct of assigned clinical studies consistent with applicable regulations, guidelines, and policies.

  • Assist in preparation of sections of the Investigational Plan for assigned clinical studies.

  • Assist in preparation of study materials and/or training Interface with, and assure training of investigators, site staff, and Medtronic clinical staff.

  • Conduct site initiation (e.g. start-up document preparation, distribution, receipt, and review). Set-up and maintain accurate study status and implant logs.

  • Conduct site monitoring

  • Assist in preparation of study budget and project plans.

  • May arrange conference calls, staff meetings and training events.

  • Assist in compilation and review of adverse event information.

  • Assist in follow-up and resolution of site issues noted by field staff.

Skills and Experience:

This could be a great opportunity for someone looking to join a growing business area. You will be passionate about clinical research; work with great attention to detail and know that organisation and dedication will achieve success. From a skills and experience perspective, this is what we would like to see:

  • You may be graduate level looking to start your career or;

  • You may have 2 – 3 years’ experience directly supporting clinical research looking for a CRA role or;

  • You may have 3 years + relevant experience and are looking for the next step in your career in a Senior CRA role

  • Working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance guidelines for clinical trials.

  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills including proficient knowledge of medical terminology.

  • High attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, good prioritization and organizational skills.

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Works effectively on cross-functional teams.

This is an exciting opportunity for applicants who enjoy being rewarded for their performance and make a difference to our customers. You will be a part of a reputable and global medical device company dedicated to improving the lives of patients.

To apply please go to and search for Job ID Number: 17000A59