Edwards Lifesciences Senior Specialist Professional Education - THV in Prague, Czech Republic
Role Purpose:Provides expertise and clinical insights on the device and procedure throughout the whole THV products life cycle. Drives execution for THV simulator strategy, is recognized as internal expert for procedural simulation. Supports and collaborates on development and execution of internal and external live or on-demand training and development activities on device preparation and THV implantation. The overarching aim is to train and develop internal and external customers’ and key influencers’ in the clinical use of the Edwards THV and optimize their awareness of the procedures, clinical benefits of THV products while ensuring the products are used correctly and safely while enhancing patients quality of life.
Collaboration on development of educational activities on all aspects of the device, device handling, implantation and troubleshooting techniques related to equipment, tools and products required for device implants.
Holds expertise in THV procedure simulation.
Support and active participation (training delivery) in Training & Development programs while overseeing and ensuring the technical and professional content is delivered in line with all EW guidelines and SOP and in the alignment with business needs.
Drives content development process, including digital content, video recordings (physician faculty, implantations), eLearning (SCORM), manages content creation via external providers and agencies as needed.
Monitoring and reporting (reoccurring reports/ ad hoc reports/ data analysis) on performance of Training & Development activities. Generating insights from in-person and remote learning interactions. Identifying new opportunities to deliver innovative T&D solutions.
Support on continuous improvement of training curriculum, training materials and training tools, based on clinical trial, initial launch and field experience.
Gathers inputs from wider team and across stakeholders to ensure high quality of training content (ensuring that content delivers on needs and objectives).
Drives content approval process
Learns the product(s), physiology, anatomy, applications and “language” of the market and Edwards Lifesciences.
Validate software and hardware updates in the field as applicable
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in in related field , 3 Years years experience of previous related experience Required
Bachelor’s degree required
Communication with HCPs and HCOs
Complex data analysis (advanced excel functions, business intelligence tool)
Proven collaboration and communication skills
Methodical process driven approach to work
Understanding of cardiovascular anatomy, pathology and physiology
Understanding of medical device regulatory requirements and documents, device accountability and adverse events reporting
Ability to work in sterile environment, cathlab stress management
Experience in execution of in-person and digital educational activities
Integrity, self-awareness and adaptability
Open to cultural differences
Collaboration and teaming skills
Verbal and written communication skills in English with good command of business English
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 15,000 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.