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Senior Clinical Field Engineer - TMVR

Medtronic
Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Senior Clinical Field Engineer - TMVR

Location:

Redwood City, California, United States

Requisition #:

18000HYL

Post Date:

Sep 12, 2018


**Careers that Change Lives**


The Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement (TMVR) Senior Clinical Field Engineer works closely with TMVR implanting teams to drive procedural success. You will provide technical support to ensure safe adoption and safe treatment of patients.


This field based role is open to candidates in New York City, Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, St. Louis or other major Midwest city. Must be convenient to an international airport.


_*Please note the special requirements for someone in this role:_


+ Ability to conduct company business outside of the typical Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, work-schedule

+ Ability to travel with overnight stay up to 75% of the time (domestic and international)

+ Comfort level with clinical environment including potential exposure to infectious disease(s), radiation, blood borne pathogens

+ Must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE)


**Technical Expertise**


+ Provide Intrepid device and procedural expertise for TMVR implanting centers, by providing echo guidance, technical support in accordance to with the instructions for use, observing sterile technique for TMVR implant procedures to assist with loading valves onto delivery catheter all to achieve best clinical outcomes.


**Educational Support**


+ Provide support for site performance and to facilitate safe growth. Assist in education and training activities with physicians, hospital support staff and Medtronic personnel. Stay abreast of and communicate clinical data regarding Medtronic products and TMVR therapy.


**Site Support**


+ Collaborate and strategize with Therapy Development Manager to achieve Pivotal trial enrollment projections.


**Engineering Field Resource**


+ Provides feedback from clinical sites on the performance of the product to be incorporated in engineering designs or enhancements, supports research and development in evaluating concepts for new products, and considers potential modifications for existing devices while serving as a technical resource between engineering and the customer.


**A Day in the Life**


**Technical/Clinical Support**


+ Provide procedural support to help sites achieve safe patient outcome

+ Provide Echo guidance for mitral valve treatment

+ Provide technical leadership for TMVR device procedures. Provide support on questions regarding device suitability with measuring ability and CT reconstruction expertise. Provide comprehensive support including knowledge of imaging modalities (echo/angiography/CT), EKG, blood pressure, wave forms, and ancillary procedural solutions

+ Knowledge of clinical trial protocols for TMVR devices for safe and effective use of devices

+ Develop and maintain comprehensive clinical and technical mitral product knowledge. Understands current published TMVR and relevant literature.

+ Recognize and understand competitive products, industry trends.

+ Provides feedback from clinical sites on the performance of the product to be incorporated in engineering designs or enhancements, supports research and development in evaluating concepts for new products, and considers potential modifications for existing devices while serving as a technical resource between engineering and the customer


**Educational Support**


+ Oversee local education and training activities including coordination and set up of procedure simulators, facilitation of simulated TMVR procedures and procedural troubleshooting, and coordination and facilitation of staff in-services to include pre/peri/post TMVR procedure

+ Provide CT and Echo Education with Intrepid Device

+ Provide education on safe and effective use of Medtronic products

+ Identify, establish and maintain productive working relationships with key decision makers, customers and their staff, administrative staff, etc.

+ Participates in customer/society education meetings and conventions

+ Respond to customer complaints to resolve complaints in a prompt and effective manner

+ Report and device complaints to proper departments within quality assurance within Medtronic

+ Help drive and maintain quality initiatives and global best practice initiatives

+ Maintain high standards of personal presentation and promote a professional personal and company image


**Professional Development**


+ Assist in training new hires to TMVR team


**Administrative Responsibilities**


+ Submit accurate and timely expense reports

+ Schedule travel arrangements to ensure multiple objectives are accomplished

+ Maintain hospital eligibility/access with various vendor credentialing services


**Communication**


+ Maintains a high level of communication with TMVR leadership and leadership within assigned geography

+ Communicate market intelligence/competitor activity promptly

+ Ensure a professional standard of written and verbal communication at all times


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


+ Bachelors degree

+ 4+ years of experience with a Bachelor's degree, 2+ years of experience with a Master's degree

+ 2+ years case support experience

+ Experience with teaching/training medical personnel

+ Mitral Valve Cardiac Echocardiography experience

+ Imaging interpretation experience (TTE or Trans Esophageal Echocardiography (TEE), CT, Angiograms)


**Nice to Have**


+ 5+ years medical device industry, clinical or sales experience in an industry setting; selling or supporting interventional cardiology, vascular or surgical products

+ 5+ years experience in Clinical Research, hospital, engineering or medical devices (3+ years experience with Masters degree or 0+ years with PhD)

+ 5+ years experience collaborating with cross functional clinical partners, customers or sales colleagues in the health care industry

+ Exceptional understanding of cardiac and vascular anatomy, physiology, and pathology

+ Excellent influencing and consulting skill

+ Ability to make timely and sound decisions under pressure

+ Thorough working knowledge of medical terminology, medical procedures and the medical device industry

+ Advanced degree in Engineering (BioMed/EE/Mech), Healthcare/Life Sciences

+ 2+ years experience in the management of clinical devices

+ 5+ years experience in a cath lab, biomedical engineering, hospital/clinic or medical sales

+ Ability to work with many different customers from varying backgrounds

+ Ability to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

+ Experience with wires, balloons, catheters, stents

+ Experience communicating products instructions for use to physicians and hospital administration

+ Expertise with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

+ Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

+ Excellent customer service skills

+ Effectively build and maintain positive relationships with peers and colleagues across organizational levels and functions

+ Ability to coordinate/participate in numerous tasks/projects in a fast-paced environment in an organized manner while meeting deadlines

+ Strong work ethic in accomplishing objectives of the position

+ Ability to travel with overnight stay up to 75% of the time (geography variability)

+ Ability to accommodate an unpredictable schedule


**About Medtronic**


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.


**Physical Job Requirements**


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.


The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

+ Ability to work in Cath Labs or Operating Rooms with radiation exposure

+ Ability to conduct company business outside of the typical Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, work-schedule

+ Able to lift 20 pounds

+ Extended periods of time doing computer-based work

+ Hearing, sight and speaking ability

+ Ability to use computers and CT reconstruction programming

+ Ability to travel extensively by car and plane.

+ Ability to sit and stand for 8 hours/day

+ Wear lead apron for long periods of time (2-3hrs on average)

+ Ability to operate a moving vehicle

+ Ability to work in Cath Labs or Operating Rooms with radiation exposure

+ Must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Posted: 2018-09-18 Expires: 2018-11-22
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