Sr. Medical Librarian NuVasive, Inc. – San Diego

Our Lead Medical Librarian is key in providing information management services, specializing in biomedical published information, to NuVasive, a service provider of intraoperative neuromonitoring and manufacturer of spinal and specialized orthopaedic devices. The Lead Medical Librarian will use search skills and tools to provide information to R&D, marketing, regulatory, and healthcare provider initiatives. The Lead Medical Librarian will also develop and manage biomedical information access solutions as well as internal literature-related archiving systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides literature search and bibliographic services to the organization in support of R&D, marketing, post-market research, and regulatory initiatives.
  • Supports all scientific and research output (manuscripts, white papers, scientific presentations, summaries, literature reviews) with literature searches and bibliographic input.
  • Supports the creation of Clinical Evaluation Reports (CER) in compliance with EU MDR.
  • Works as a partner to medical writers, biostatisticians, and clinical scientists, providing timely and relevant support.
  • Assesses and implements literature access solutions and protocols for the organization and the scientific teams.
  • Creates and maintains literature and information archiving and access solutions for the organization.
  • Able to provide clear, accurate, and creatively produced written work for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrate product and procedure knowledge to support research-related questions
  • Independently provide internal/external training as necessary.
  • Assist research and other project team members in additional responsibilities as required.
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Biological Science, or related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in an information science/management, Library science, or related role in a healthcare-related field/industry.
  • Demonstrated ability in online searching using professional tools/databases.
  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of organizational skill
  • Experience with and understanding of basic research project management and medical writing.
  • Strong proficiency with Endnote (or equivalent), MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), scientific search engines (PubMed, Google Scholar), and online journal/conference submission systems.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate degree
  • Experience in a clinical or industry setting with study experience focused on Spine, Orthopedics, or Medical Devices
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes. The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With over $1 billion in revenues, NuVasive has an approximate 2,400 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals, and patients. For more information, please visit

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