Edwards Lifesciences Intern, Global Health Economics & Reimbursement - Heart Valve Therapies in Irvine, California

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a premier Global Health Economics & Reimbursement (GHER) team that is playing a key role in the success of our Surgical Heart Valve Therapies (HVT). You will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of market access strategies to support our HVT business unit. This position is based at the corporate headquarters in Irvine, California.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of health economic tools and messages from ideation through copy approval that support the value proposition of HVT products.

  • Assist in identifying and developing strategies and tactics to enhance the value proposition of HVT products, including, but not limited to the creation of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) programs.

  • Assist team with due-diligence projects and support new product development from a Health Economics and Reimbursement perspective.

  • Use analytical skills and judgment to solve problems with limited information at hand.

  • Get work done through cooperation with other groups with no direct reporting relationship to position.

  • Willing to work in a fast paced environment and able to assist with multiple tasks occurring in parallel.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a life science, health economics, health policy, or related field preferred.

  • Working toward an advanced degree (e.g. MBA, MPH, MD, Pharm.D.) is desirable.

  • Background in health economics and outcomes research is a plus.

  • Ability to breakdown complex information and apply to key business needs/requirements.

  • Willing to take initiative on projects and able to identify what is necessary to complete tasks.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

About Edwards

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Title: Intern, Global Health Economics & Reimbursement - Heart Valve Therapies Location: USA-USA-California - Irvine Job Number: 013290