Edwards Lifesciences Field Clinical Specialist, Midwest - Transcatheter Heart Valve in Irvine, California
Develops clinical education materials in connection with clinical investigations. Provides clinical insights on the device, procedure and protocol throughout the life cycle of the clinical investigation.
Key Responsibilities: • Provide education on all aspects the Transcatheter therapy including device handling, integration and troubleshooting techniques related to THV equipment, software, tools and products required for clinical use including but not limited to intraoperative case coverage and coordinating one-on-one ad hoc training sessions and in-service structured education programs in the OR • Provide physicians and medical staff with clinical instructions to ensure continuity of education and technical support related to all aspects of patient outcome throughout continuum of care • Collaborate with sales reps and managers to implement a strategic plan of action in their respective territory • Identify and train select hospital staff members to act as designated expert on EW products • Other incidental duties
Education and Experience: Associate's Degree or equivalent in in Nursing or related field, 2 years years experience revious related medical device, THV/TVAR, Cathlab, and/or clinical experience in an acute care environment Required
Additional Skills: • Good computer skills in MS Office Suite • Good written and verbal communication skills, presentation and interpersonal relationship skills • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills • Good knowledge and understanding of the following areas including valve crimping, case management, pre-case planning, post case management, Therapy Awareness Program management, and clinical education programs • Good understanding of cardiovascular anatomy, pathology and physiology relevant to EW medical products • Good 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 • Successful completion of Field Training Program and deemed certified in case management and 3 Mensio management • Must be able to work in a team environment, including immediate supervisor and other team members in the section or group • Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements 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 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.