Clinical Affairs Intern at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. in Sunnyvale, California

Posted in General Business 19 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and

decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Eligibility :

Must be concurrently enrolled in alife-sciences, bioengineering, epidemiology, public health, medical device productdevelopment or regulatory science degree and returning to an academic programin the fall in an accredited degree-seeking program.

Primary Function of Position:

We areseeking a summer intern to support the clinical affairs team focused onclinical affairs, including clinical research and operations. Thisposition reports to a manager of Clinical Affairs. Thepurpose of this job function is to work with Clinical Project Managers on thedevelopment and implementation of clinical study design and strategy with anemphasis on understanding clinical outcomes data, clinical research process,study conduct and clinical compliance. This role may be involved in analysisand interpretation of results collected through a clinical study. This role may involve review of the literatureto identify the clinical relevance of the data. This role may interact with project manager,clinical research associates, data managers and biostatistician.

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Participate in theinterpretation or analysis of data from current clinical studies

  • Participate inclinical trial scoping, including literature searches and appraisal clinicalliterature to support clinical study scoping and

  • Assist in thedevelopment of clinical study documents, including clinical trial protocols, casereport forms, informed consent forms and other study required documents

  • Assist, manager,project manager and clinical research associate in day-to-day study activitiesto develop skills in study management, study oversight and study monitoring.

  • Assist in databasereview and testing

  • Assist in maintenanceof the study trial master file

  • Assist in productionof study materials

Skills, Experience,Education, & Training:


  • Currently enrolled in life-sciences,bioengineering, epidemiology, public health, medical device product developmentor regulatory science field degree seeking program at the Bachelor's or Master'slevel

  • Great work ethic andan enthusiasm for problem solving and data analysis.

  • Self-starter and ableto work in a collaborative and results oriented environment

  • Good organizationaland computer skills. Ability to pick up new software tools easily

  • Experience withclinical literature a plus

  • Experience in orexposure to conducting clinical studies or research preferred

  • Background/experiencein statistics or performing statistical analysis a plus


Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain experience with clinical research and clinicaloperations - Specifically working on clinical studies/trials in regulatedenvironments.

  • Understand clinical and regulatory strategy developmentthrough interaction with Clinical Affairs project managers

  • Understand clinical trial scoping and developing clinicaltrial documents, fostering medical writing skills

  • Understand and implement statistical management concepts,and gain experience on developing the clinical relevance behind the results

  • Understand clinical data management process and gainexperience in designing data collection tools

Commitment: Must beavailable to work full-time hours, M-F for 10-12 weeks beginning Summer of 2021.

We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.