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Associate Clinical Writer

Applied Medical

$70,000 - $80,000 / year
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $70,000 - $80,000 / year
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description


Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation fueled by rapid business growth and expansion. Our company has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for over 35 years and has earned a strong reputation for excellence in the healthcare field. Our unique business model, combined with our dedication to delivering the highest quality products, enables team members to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description:

Collaboration is a fundamental part of our organization’s culture and is essential to our continued success. As such, the successful candidate for this position is expected to work on-site, enabling them to engage fully with colleagues and contribute to cross-functional initiatives. Therefore, the ability to work collaboratively and contribute to a positive and supportive team environment is a key requirement for this role.
As an Associate Clinical Writer, you will work within the Clinical Affairs team. The Associate Clinical Writer’s primary responsibilities are developing and completing scientific protocols and reports, including, but not limited to, Clinical Evaluations and Post Market Clinical Feedback as part of design validations for medical devices to support product registrations internationally. You will conduct reviews of post-market data, such as complaints and feedback, to incorporate relevant data and analysis into reports.

Critical Thinking

You will need to be able to critically evaluate scientific literature and research findings and apply this knowledge to your work. This involves asking questions, identifying gaps in the research, and synthesizing information from multiple sources.

Writing Skills

You will be responsible for conducting thorough literature searches to identify relevant studies, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses that inform your writing. You will also be responsible for creating and maintaining job aids and work instructions for the preparation and maintenance of compliant medical writing deliverables


You will be responsible to manage timelines and communicate with team members to maintain awareness of expectations, milestones, and deliverables. You will also be expected to collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop new and insightful analytics to collect and analyze clinical data.

Performance Objectives

Within your first 6 months, you will be responsible for learning about our company, contributing to various projects and leading project management initiatives.
During your first 30 days, you will:
  • Learn about Applied’s mission and vision and take part in a variety of Applied Learning foundational courses.
  • Discuss your goals and expectations with your team leader(s) and read and review all relevant team resources and materials.
  • Immerse yourself in team meetings and discussions.
Within 60 days, you will:
  • Exhibit a strong technical understanding of the product line(s) and/or projects
  • Support team meetings and agendas.
  • Take on one or more projects that require low to moderate guidance.
Within 90 days to 1 year, you will:
  • Develop interpersonal connections and relationships with others to effectively accomplish project objectives and deliverables.
  • Lead moderate to complex projects with minimal guidance or direction.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Applied’s Quality Management System and effectively troubleshoot challenges or obstacles that may affect project timelines.
  • Handle a variety of projects on your own.

Position Requirements:

This position requires the following skills and attributes:
  • Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in a scientific field (MS, Ph.D., MD, or Pharm. D.)
  • Experience in conducting focused literature searches on PubMed, Embase or other similar literature databases
  • Data mining and analysis
  • Ability to formulate reports and present findings
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Office


The following skills and attributes are preferred:
  • 0-5 years of experience in the medical device/pharmaceutical field or 1+ years of research with professor
  • Ability to understand and interpret results of clinical studies, with a strong understanding of statistics
  • Experience performing statistical analysis with statistical programs
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Data analytic publication experience or literature author publication experience

Inside This Business Group

The Clinical Affairs team is responsible for generating scientific research and regulatory plans and reports to support clinical performance and safety of Applied Medical’s devices. The documents that our team creates will be used to obtain and maintain regulatory authorization to market our devices in various regions in the world. Our projects are research focused, which includes screening/extracting/analyzing relevant data from various sources (such as medical literature databases and internal company databases). We also collaborate with various teams and departments, such as regulatory affairs, engineering, and clinical development.


We understand that compensation is an important aspect of any job, which is why we offer a comprehensive total reward package for this While the base compensation range for this position in California is $70000 – $80000 / year, your actual compensation package will be based on various factors unique to you, including your skill set, depth of experience, certifications and specific work location.

In addition to a competitive base salary, we also offer bonuses and other applicable incentive compensation plans that can further increase your total compensation package We want to invest in your growth and development, which is why we provide training opportunities with ongoing learning and development courses.

We prioritize your well-being, offering on-campus wellness activities and comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage to ensure you are healthy and happy. We also support your education with a reimbursement program and a 401(k) program for retirement. We believe in work-life balance, which is why we offer generous vacation accrual and paid holiday schedule. In summary, the total compensation package reflects commitment to your success and well-being. Note that all compensation benefits subject requirements and restrictions outlined in applicable plan and any written.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Applied Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), or sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws in the locations where Applied Medical operates.