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Manager, Clinical Data Review (31019830)




Full Time


MapleGrove, Minnesota, United States

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

For years, Abbott’s MEDICAL DEVICES businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it’s glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine finger sticks.


Has primary management responsibility directly or through subordinates for all data related to clinical studies for the Cardiac Rhythm Management and Neuromodulation Business Units. Accountable for all data entry activities, Case Report Form (CRF) design, edit check specifications, and other requirements of the Clinical databases; providing datasets and performing data cleaning for analysis. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best business practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness. Exercises judgment in planning, organizing and performing work; monitors performance and reports status to executive management. Assures that quality of services meets internal and external customer requirements. Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise to ensure that clinical trial protocol elements are appropriately captured on CRFs and databases for analysis; responsible for ensuring database integrity.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for hiring and retaining a diverse, highly qualified data management staff and for providing career coaching, growth, and personal development. Accountable for staff development: critiques, instructs, mentors, evaluates, and coaches. Ensures staff is appropriately trained in processes and procedures; ensures established processes and procedures are being followed and documented. Accountable for the performance of subordinates and work output of managed subcontractors. Maintains a safe work environment and a strong customer focus. Models optimum leadership competencies to inspire an energized, empowered and accountable work force, ethical behavior, favorable community image, and actualization of Abbott values.
  • Manages data entry and other data management activities.
  • Oversees the development of CRFs, edit check specifications, and additional data collection requirements required for tracking and analysis.
  • Manages processes to ensure data integrity via appropriate data management processes (e.g., protocol compliance reporting, querying for missing or discrepant data, evaluating data outliers, performing data quality checks, etc.).
  • Manages custom query requests and reporting from clinical databases (i.e., Oracle Clinical, etc.) made by the Clinical department and other departments.
  • Provides other departments with queries from clinical databases as necessary (e.g., Development, Marketing, etc.).
  • Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise, regulatory requirements, and industry trends and trains staff regarding changing regulations that affect clinical studies. Maintains knowledge of current and pending regulations through literature, trade journals, professional associations, and by attending conferences.
  • Hires and retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedback. Sets goals which align to department plans and manages the execution of goals through coaching and mentoring. Maintains a safe and professional work environment.
  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.


  • Bachelors Degree (± 16 years) Science-related field or equivalent or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

Minimum 5 years of experience with:

  • Progressively more responsible experience in the pharmaceutical, bio-technology or medical device industry; must be able to apply the fundamental concepts and practices to conduct needs assessment, research and develop information for market development purposes.
  • Advanced personal computer skills (experience with Microsoft Office or equivalent required) in graphics, word-processing, databases, authoring programs, etc.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross division business unit model preferred. Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment. Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business results. Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced changing environment. Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization. Multi-tasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills and ability to hold others accountable.
  • Ability to travel approximately 20%, including internationally.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

· Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

· Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

· Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

· Paid time off

· 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

· The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

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