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Edwards Lifesciences THV Field Clinical Specialist - North France in Guyancourt, France

Role Purpose:

  • Provide clinical training and guidance to the THV customers, ensuring effective support and proctoring for clinicians as training and commercializing sites in Europe.

  • Be responsible for implants performance on the territory North France.

Major Job Functions:

  • Acquire a thorough working knowledge of the products/therapies and develop an extensive understanding of all their applications

  • Assist in developing the THV procedure in both Cardiology and Surgical environments

  • Under the responsibility of the Regional Professional Education Manager, assist in planning and implementing physician and support staff trainings

  • Advise both Cardiologists and Surgeons in the patient selection process and suitability for a Transcatheter Heart Valve

  • Maintain high quality by following the Procedural Success Rate (PSR) objectives

  • Attend at least the first 5 implants at each new site, depending on customer expertise as determined by the technical specialist and Surgeon and Cardiologist

  • Bring sites independent for procedures, products preparation and support

  • Ensure to report all products and procedures complaints to the local Quality & Regulatory departments within 24hours

  • In the absence of a Sales Rep in the given territory, be responsible to check the inventory (TA, TF, sizes, expiry dates) when visiting a center and follow up with the BUM and customer service on any issue such as short expiry products, excessively low or high inventory, incomplete kits…

  • Follow up on independent implants by providing results, success rate, number and type of implants at the end of every month

  • Train all relevant members of the salesforce and distributors to an appropriate level of understanding of the therapy, the product and the sales message (where applicable)

  • Provide appropriate support tools for use in the field (such as case study reports, slides, review of clinical data)

  • Participate in THV Clinical \ Marketing team meetings and company organized training session

  • Provide market information and competitive intelligence to the Business Unit and European Marketing

  • Be responsible for the implants activity across the given territory (performance will be measured against predetermined and agreed targets both implants and otherwise)

  • Closely work with country sales organizations and clinical teams

  • Carry out such additional duties as may become necessary from time to time to ensure the smooth running of the division

Required Education/Skills:

  • Preferably educated to degree level

  • Good Level of clinical skills preferably medically trained to technician or nurse level

  • High interpersonal and communication skills

  • Personality acceptable to customer

  • Excellent planning and organization skills

  • Self motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision

  • Full clean drivers license

  • Ability to travel extensively (more than 50%)

Required Experience

  • Experience working in the operating room or cath lab and awareness of how to behave in a sterile environment

  • Significant knowledge of the interventional cardiology environment

  • Previous experience in conducting training programs to both physician and support staff is a strong advantage

  • Good general understanding and knowledge of natural sciences, biology and medicine

  • Used to work in a virtual team environment

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 13,000 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.

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