Medical Safety Monitor

Location: San Jose, CA, United States of America


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!


Temperature is vital to life. Working at ZOLL Circulation, you and your colleagues will help save lives by producing safe, easy-to-use medical devices. Join ZOLL and be part of a global company whose employees are continuously innovating and embracing challenges to improve products – and themselves.

The Medical Safety Monitor ensures medical safety data review and evaluation in accordance with post-market and pre-market regulatory requirements. Communicates potential and known risks to Management, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, and Clinical Affairs personnel. Conducts clinical trial safety and commercial safety activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides medical safety expertise to the Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, and Clinical Affairs teams and programs.
Provides safety review to post-market complaints and pre-market clinical trial events and complete appropriate documentation.
  • Performs CEC process including source documents and narratives review and handling
  • Manages vendors responsible for safety services including Clinical Event Committee, Date Monitoring Committee, Imaging Service, etc.
  • Provides medical input into the clinical trials documents and training materials.
  • Provides training on safety matters to personnel in relevant departments.
  • Collaborates with cross functional teams on activities related to managing the safety of products.
  • Presents post-market and clinical safety and risk management evaluations as necessary to Senior Management Team.
  • Participates in post-market and pre-market clinical safety and risk management programs.
  • Provides input and review to regulatory or clinical documents as appropriate, to ensure these key safety documents are of high safety and scientific quality.
  • Supports operational tasks in Medical Affairs department.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to critically evaluate safety data from multiple sources (clinical trials, environment, literature, etc.) and present the findings clearly in both written and oral communications.
  • Experience and knowledge of Good Clinical Practices in US, the EU and globally, the conduct of clinical trials and for the appropriate contributions to regulatory filings and risk management plans.
  • Able to plan work to meet deadlines and effectively handle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including formal presentation skills. Written skills as evidenced by publication and journal articles also desirable.
  • Ability to influence, negotiate and communicate with both internal and external customers.
  • Working knowledge of the use of Microsoft suite of software products including Excel and Word. Proficiency in PowerPoint is desired.

Education/Training/Experience Requirements:

  • Nurse Practitioner, Physician with Board Certification (if US) or Medical Degree holder from a recognized Medical School (if OUS) with 4-5 years related medical clinical experience.
  • Experience in clinical safety, clinical research, and vigilance.
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of principles of clinical trial methodology and design, medical monitoring of trials, assessment of medical device risks and benefits, and safety assessment of medical devices both on the market and in development and global safety regulations.