Clinical Education Manager

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Department: Concomitant Training
Employment Duration: Full Time Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Code: 2017-112

Description

AtriCure, Inc. is a medical device company that provides innovative solutions designed to decrease the global Afib epidemic. AtriCure’s Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first and only surgical device approved for the treatment of persistent and longstanding persistent forms of Afib in patients undergoing certain open concomitant procedures. AtriCure’s AtriClip® Left Atrial Appendage Management (LAAM) exclusion device is the most widely sold device worldwide that is indicated for the occlusion of the left atrial appendage. AtriCure believes electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons are adopting its technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. For more information, visit AtriCure.com or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.

Position location: Southwest U.S. - L.A, Orange County, San Diego or Phoenix, AZ

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Clinical Education Manager will be responsible for clinical case support for our end-user clinicians under the direction of the Sr. Manager, Clinical Education. This position will provide clinicians with technical expertise on the proper set-up and use of our devices as well as provide “best practices” from leading physicians/centers on preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative considerations for the associated procedures. The Clinical Education Manager will also work with others within the Professional Education organization to execute individualized physician training plans.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer individual training and mentoring programs on the Company’s product(s) for interested physicians, including highly technical training performed within the operating room, both domestically and internationally.
  • Organize and present regional training sessions and labs for interested physicians.
  • Develop and assist with technical training to new sales associates and other internal personnel.
  • Cultivate in-depth physician relationships to support clinical education objectives.
  • Maintain expertise and knowledge in relation to Company products and procedures, as well as current literature, key clinical papers, and trends in the industry. Ensure any relevant medical certifications and licensing are kept up to date.
  • Works with internal personnel to ensure all documentation related to physician training is properly completed and submitted for the Company’s internal records system.
  • May assist in the implementation and execution of clinical trials, including site training activities. Ensures all required documentation related to the clinical trial is completed in an accurate, timely, and thorough manner.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years medical device industry and or clinical experience
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of hospital staff.
  • Must exhibit a thorough working knowledge of typical hospital policies.
  • Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with internal personnel to execute Company strategy, including senior management and sales personnel.
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly verbal, written, and presentation abilities.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite, including Word.
  • Up to 75% domestic travel.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in cardiac procedures with Atrial Fibrillation and left atrial appendage management
  • Experience using the Company’s products as an end-user.
  • Previous experience as a Physician’s Assistant in the cardio-thoracic surgery arena.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Up to 75% travel
  • Regularly walk, sit, and stand
  • Occasionally bend and push/pull
  • Regularly lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift over 25 pounds
  • Position dependent upon candidate passing pre=employment physical/drug screen

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as an individual with disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.




Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

 

Agencies that submit a resume to AtriCure must have a current Agreement in place, executed by a member of the Human Resource/Recruiting Department. In addition agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by one of our Recruiters or Recruiting Managers. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of AtriCure and AtriCure will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


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