Edwards Lifesciences Clinical Field Specialist - Washington, DC - Critical Care in United States
The Clinical Field Specialist professionally represents Edwards Lifesciences’ Critical Care business unit by developing clinical education materials in connection with clinical investigations. In addition, she/he will provide clinical insights on the device, procedure, and protocol throughout the life cycle of the clinical investigation.
This is for the Washington DC territory. We are seeking someone who lives in the DC Metro area.
A Day in the Life of the Clinical Field Specialist:
Provide education on all aspects of focused and core products within the CC portfolio handling, integration and troubleshooting techniques related to CC 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 ICU, OR, and other acute care areas (e.g. emergency department)
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 while anticipating and foreseeing obstacles and planning accordingly for smooth execution
Advocate with clinicians to uncover other opportunities to expand the use for CC focused and core products
Identify and train select hospital staff members to act as designated expert on EW products
Collaborate with sales reps and managers to implement a strategic plan of action in their respective territory
Validate software and hardware updates in the field as applicable
Required Education & Experience:
Minimum of 3 years of previous medical device and/or clinical experience in an acute care environment
Associate's degree in Nursing or clinical field required
Solid understanding of cardiovascular science, cardiovascular anatomy, pathology and physiology relevant to critical care products
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Critical Care and/or Cardiac Clinical Experience
Licensed as a Registered Nurse
Strong understanding of hemodynamic monitoring
Experience in a clinical or sales role within a Medical Device company
Demonstrated proficiency presenting in front of other groups
Demonstrated leadership progressing within the Nursing field
Demonstrated ability to drive change within their hospital/organization
Solid understanding of med device regulatory requirements and documents, device accountability and adverse events reporting
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.