Job Vacancy Specialist, Clinical Education, TMTT Edwards Lifesciences


Job title: Specialist, Clinical Education, TMTT

Company: Edwards Lifesciences

Job description: This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a team boldly designing transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies from the ground up. Edwards’ Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies (TMTT) team is deeply dedicated to solving the complex challenges of mitral and tricuspid disease in order to transform treatment and significantly improve patients’ lives around the world.

The Specialist, Clinical Education develops clinical education materials in connection with clinical investigations. They provide expertise and clinical insights on the device, procedure and protocol throughout the life cycle of the clinical investigation.

Key Responsibilities including but not limited to:

PROCEDURE SUPPORT

  • Represent the TMTT Team during clinical trial cases with investigating physicians, and hospital staff by providing on-site, real-time guidance during clinical trial implants or cases, including contingency planning to address unforeseen occurrences in support of assigned clinical investigation
  • Provide education and training on device components, functionality, procedural steps, troubleshooting techniques related to device required for patient and device preparation
  • Provide all necessary information required during the case and report summaries on case observations to Clinical Safety
  • Review and provide guidance to physicians on procedural planning (e.g., sizing, patient anatomy)
  • Collaborate with team to review and approve patients prior to procedure

EDUCATION SUPPORT

  • Develop and continuously improve training curriculum, training materials and training tools, based on clinical trial experience
  • Educate and train physicians, hospital personnel and hospital staff on technical matters related to investigational products and procedures through conducting and/or coordinating one-on-one ad hoc training sessions and in-service structured education programs
  • Throughout clinical investigations, provide physicians and medical staff with required follow-up support to ensure continuity of education and technical support related to all aspects of clinical research

RESEARCH SUPPORT

  • Interface with investigation and clinical research staff to manage logistics associated with investigational meeting attendance, and protocol and device training
  • Collaborate with product development teams to provide feedback on device iterations and new device development
  • Assist in Clinical Monitoring activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum 3 years related experience OR
  • RN degree and a minimum of 5 years related experience OR
  • Certification in RDCS (Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer) within ARSMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) or equivalent certification and a minimum of 7 years related experience
  • Previous experience in guiding physicians or proctoring cases
  • Ability to travel up to 75%

Preferred Qualifications: In addition to meeting minimum requirements, it would be nice to have the following:

  • Experience with supporting cases relating to mitral or tricuspid valve
  • Experience in interventional cardiology or cardiothoracic surgery
  • Clinician experience in intra-operative procedures acquired from Registered Nursing Degree curriculum (RN), or in positions such as Radiologic Technologist (RT), Operating Room Technician (ORT), or Cardiovascular Technician (RCIS)

General Expectations:

  • Proven expertise in MS Office Suite and ability to operate general office machinery
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, presentation, and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
  • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Moderate knowledge and understanding of cardiovascular science
  • Moderate understanding of cardiovascular anatomy, pathology, and physiology
  • Moderate understanding of medical device regulatory requirements and documents, device accountability and adverse events reporting
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion
  • Strict attention to detail
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Work is performed independently on more complex projects and/or lines or work and reviewed for accuracy and soundness
  • Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption from being vaccinated.

Expected salary:

Location: Dallas, TX

Job date: Sat, 09 Jul 2022 00:45:11 GMT

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