Abbott Sr. Associate Medical Affairs Director in Princeton, New Jersey

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


The point-of-care (POC) testing industry is changing faster than ever. At Abbott Point of Care, we’ve stayed ahead of the curve. We are a worldwide leader in fundamentally changing healthcare delivery at the point of care with solutions that are intuitive, innovative, reliable, and cost-effective for our customers.

Abbott Point of Care (APOC) has an opening for Sr. Associate Medical Affairs Director. This leader will provide daily business operations support for Medical Affairs issues related to product development, on market quality issues, compliance issues, commercial/marketing activities and customer interactions. He/she will will represent APOC to external regulatory agencies and professional societies.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develops draft medical opinions, medical platform documents and Health Hazard Assessments for review by medical directors.

  • Provides initial medical input for promotional and commercial activities as requested.

  • Serves as medical representative on Risk Evaluation teams. Assists investigation teams by providing medical input as needed.

  • Responsible for updating medical affairs procedural documents and submitting change requests when needed.

  • Provide medical support for MDR reporting when needed.

  • Provides initial medical input for quality/regulatory customer communications, technical bulletins and quality directives.

  • Assist the medical director with direct customer interactions as needed.

  • Key opinion leader (KOL) identification and development.

  • Assist Commercial team when working with patient customers.

  • Support Clinical Affairs to produce proof sources (white papers).

  • Providing training to APOC staff.

Education and experience:

MD degree or equivalent. A minimum of 3 years patient facing clinical experience is required. 1-2 years industry experience is highly desirable. Familiarity with this device, market segment and how the device is used is essential. This position will be located in either Princeton, NJ or Ottawa, Canada.

This position may be filled at 1 level lower depending upon candidate experience.


Medical & Scientific Affairs


APOC Point of Care


United States > Princeton : 400 College Road East


Canada > Ottawa : 185 Corkstown Road




Yes, 25 % of the Time




Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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