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Medtronic, Inc.

Clinical Specialist, Mechanical Circulatory Support - Connecticut

Medtronic, Inc. - Hartford, CT

Clinical Specialist, Mechanical Circulatory Support - Connecticut




Job #660680264

Clinical Specialist, Mechanical Circulatory Support - Connecticut


Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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10 hours ago

Bringyour talents to a leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions.

Rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation,our medical technologies


We support your growth with thetraining, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success.

Join us for a career that changes lives.



The Clinical Specialist demonstrates quality in all

actions; Manages the development, administration, and, distributor and customer

education programs pertinent to Medtronic HeartWare’s products and

technology. Formulates and implements

policies and procedures, and participates in all facets operational decision

making pertaining to the programs of the organizational unit. Trains and educates investigators/customers

on proper use of the Medtronic HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD)

product and technology. Works with surgeons, nurses, research coordinators,

cardiologists and other hospital personnel to facilitate optimal outcomes

during implant, post-operative care and long-term use of the HVAD system. Supports Field Sales on providing the best

possible outcomes and service for our customers. Works closely with Sales team

and provides case support to wider team when required. Will partner with Chief

Medical Officer on case analysis, trouble shooting and clinical trial support. Collaborates with Marketing/Product

Management, Engineering and Clinical Affairs on key projects and

initiatives. Works on problems of

moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a

variety of factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices

to determine appropriate action. Builds productive internal/external working


Essential duties and responsibilities

Providesleadership and direction in all aspects of the establishment, implementation,promotion, and administration of the clinical education activities, to includeassessment, curriculum planning, communications and clinical skillsdevelopment, and educational support

Developingprofessional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve avariety of issues.

Maintaincontact with customers to evaluate their clinical and educational needs

Developand execute clinical education programs designed to enhance user competencies

Cultivatesclose relationship with strategic business partners, including all trainingcenters and opinion leaders

Providesnew employee training on products, technology and materials

Assistin developing objectives, and programs for marketing and selling the Company’sproducts

Providesnursing and/or medical expertise in the development, implementation, and casereports, journal articles and clinical reports from clinicians

Plans,directs, and coordinates educational workshops, and other programs, events, andactivities

Leadsefforts to place speakers on podiums at key conferences

RepresentsHeartWare at conferences and symposiums

Responsiblefor initiating site contacts, providing technical and clinical support tocustomers

Workwith other departments to establish priorities for the Company direction, newproduct development, and customer satisfaction

Inputto management any and all situations affecting clinical results and sales

ical Lead, Clinical Management and Regional Sales team to provide customer case and sales support.

Identifies and facilitates execution on growth opportunities with Sales and Clinical Support Team.

Serves as a technical resource to support sales of a specific medical product or solution.




Minimum5 years of clinical experience


Medicaldevice sales within cardiac surgery, interventional cardiology or endovascularsurgery

Demonstratedcardiac operating theatre and/or cath lab experience

MBAor graduate degreee preferred.

BS/BAdegree in relevant field/discipline required such as Nursing, BiomedicalScience, Business Administration,Marketing or equivilent

Clinicaltrial experience within medical device space is a bonus.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Ability to develop and present educational programsand/or workshops

Skill in examining and re-engineering operationsand procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing newstrategies and procedures

Skill in organizing resources and establishingpriorities

Knowledge of adult education and communicationprinciples and practices

Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and writtencomminication skilees and the ability to communicate and work effectivelywithin a diverse community

Desire to help others

Compossed under stress

Strategic planning skills

Advanced knowledge and understanding of nursingand/or medical principles, methods, and procedures

Ability to develop, implement and evaluate clinicaleducation methodologies and assessment instruments

Ability to organize, prioritize and schedule workassignments

Working knowledge of conflict resolution andmediation principles and techniques

Must be willing and able to travel

Must reside in the United States


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities sectionof this job description are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essential functions

Frequent required travel to customerclinics, hospitals and offsite meetings. While performing the duties ofthis job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile

Continuous verbal and written communication

Frequent 2- handed lifting of up to 40 lbs.from floor to chair/table and from one to another surface at approximately thesame level

Sitting, standing and/or walking for up toeight plus hours per day

Environmental exposures include eyeprotection, infectious disease and radiation

Ability to wear 7-9 lbs of lead for extendedperiods of time while in the O.R.

Frequently required to use hands to finger,handle or feel objects, tools or controls

Ability to effectively use a mobile phone,PC, keyboard and mouse

Frequent bending/stooping, squatting andbalance

Specific vision abilities required by thisjob include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability toadjust focus in relation to travel and operating a personal computer

Must be able to drive approximately 80% ofthe time within assigned territory.

Clinical Specialists are required to bewithin their assigned territory each day to be available as unscheduled needsarise. CS’s are required to work a number of weekend and holidays during thequarter, as determined by local management.Weeknight call coverage is the primary responsibility of the Sales Rep,however, at times, business and/or geographical needs require a CS to bescheduled for week night coverage as approved by regional management.

Must have a valid driver's license andactive vehicle insurance policy. In addition, your driving record will bereviewed and will be considered as part of your application.

Travel Requirements:

Minimum travel of 50%


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what

technology 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 can accelerate and advance our ability to create

meaningful innovations – but we will only succeed with the right people on our

team. Let’s work together to address

universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

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.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify

program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired

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The above statements are intended to describe the

general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this

classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of

all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this


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.

Updated 05/08/2018

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Medtronic, Inc.


Clinical Specialist, Mechanical Circulatory Support - Connecticut Medtronic, Inc. - Hartford, CT, United States


Location: Hartford, CT

Company Profile:
Medtronic, Inc. manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Cardiac and Vascular Group, and Restorative Therapies Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Group’s products include pacemakers; implantable defibrillators; leads and delivery systems; ablation products; electrophysiology catheters; products for the treatment of atrial fibrillation; information systems for the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disease management (CRDM) devices; coronary and peripheral stents and related delivery systems; therapies for uncontrolled hypertension; endovascular stent graft systems; heart valve replacement technologies; cardiac tissue ablation systems; and open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products. The Restorative Therapies Group offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery devices for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), overactive bladder, urinary retention, and fecal incontinence and gastroparesis; external insulin pumps; subcutaneous CGM systems; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat; and devices that incorporate advanced energy technology. It also manufactures and sells image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems; and provides Web-based therapy management software solutions. The company serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients in approximately 140 countries. Medtronic, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.