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location: Deerfield, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $65.00 - 74.34 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
- A CER Medical Writing Training Specialist: supports the Global Patient Safety (GPS) team by providing expertise in the development of Clinical Evaluation Reports (CERs) and other CER-related regulatory compliance documents; for example:
- Clinical Evaluation Plans (CEPs),
- Post-Market Surveillance Plans (PMS Plans),
- Post-Market Clinical Follow-Up Plans (PMCF Plans),
- Summary of Safety & Clinical Performance (SSCPs),
- Post-Market Surveillance Reports (PMSR), and
- Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs)
- The CER Training Specialist provides guidance/direction to the medical writing team as to required analyses and documentation to comply with global medical device regulations (e.g., EU, China, Japan, Australia, etc.).
- Developing a medical writing curriculum for CERs and CER-related regulatory compliance documents to be used for training new medical writers
- Includes all bulleted documents above
- Includes development of Global Guidances (GG) which outline the required steps/process flow to complete the documents bulleted above
- Using the developed curriculum to provide training sessions to new medical writers
- Developing a process for evaluating medical writing competency
- Assisting with developing/revising processes and templates for the above documents to ensure compliance for EU and Rest of World regulations
- Includes providing revisions if required to address feedback from Notified Bodies
- Providing CER subject matter expertise as needed by CER teams during development of new CERs and remediation of existing CERs.
- Maintaining knowledge of current CER regulations (globally) and best practices for document development and maintenance
- A minimum of a Bachelor of Science required
- A minimum of 5 years of experience writing Clinical Evaluation Reports (and related documents) for the medical device industry, required.
- Experience developing training curriculums for medical writers, required. Experience developing these curriculums for CEP/CER/PMS/PMCF/SSCP/PMSR/PSUR, preferred.
- Excellent leadership skills to:
- Respond to new demands and challenges while working effectively in ambiguous situations
- Work in a multicultural and cross-functional environment to facilitate discussion and resolution of different views
- Strong writing, analytic and problem-solving skills required.
- Self-motivated with exceptional follow through.
- Experience in conducting literature searches and analytical evaluation of scientific data.
- Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
- Ability to apply global regulatory authorities' regulations and/or guidance.
- Excellent English written and oral communication skills and adult-education teaching skills
- Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, & SharePoint
- Ability to work outside the standard 8 AM-5 PM work hours, when needed, to attend WebEx/t-con meetings with global colleagues
- Ability to accommodate limited travel outside the US to provide training sessions
skills: MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL, MS-Powerpoint
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