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Intern - Clinical Engineering at Dexcom in San Diego, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The Clinical Engineering Intern will be responsible for support on and completion of process improvement and optimization projects for the Clinical Affairs team, as well as study support activities. The candidate will learn about the different processes and tools involved in running a clinical study and help to identify areas for improvement. The candidate will also be required to generate good documentation during the process and provide updates to the team as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing engineering tasks and problem-solving activities related to the medical device industry
  • Communicating and collaborating with multiple teams and stakeholders to provide updates and provide task deliverables
  • Working on process improvement projects to impact the performance and efficiency of the Clinical Affairs department
  • Generating training materials for any applicable projects so that all team members, current and future, can be trained appropriately and consistently
  • Presenting the projects they have been involved with and lessons learned to the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well in a team environment (within the department and across several different departments); as well as independently (staying motivated, flexible, and curious in a fast-paced environment)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various teams, both oral and written
  • Passion for learning and solving technical problems
  • Preferred: Prior internship/co-op experience in the medical device field

Education Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree (B.A or B.S) from an accredited college or university

    • Preferred: Biomedical Engineering or Industrial Engineering

  • Currently in the third year of school or above

Learning Outcomes:

  • Experience working with an FDA-regulated product
  • Experience developing training and presentation materials for key internal stakeholders
  • Experience managing project timelines and deliverables
  • Understanding of the requirements to get a device into a clinical study