Clinical Liaison Program Manager, West

Location: Phoenix
Department: Professional Education
Employment Duration: Full Time Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Code: 2019-103
Office based or Remote: Remote

Description

AtriCure, Inc. provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure’s Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first and only medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of long standing persistent Afib and we have treated over 200,000 patients over the past ten years. Additionally, our AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Exclusion System products are the most widely used LAA management devices worldwide, with more than 130,000 implanted to date. For more information, visit AtriCure.com or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Clinical Liaison Program Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing a standardized clinical training pathway to support safe and effective adoption of our innovative solutions.  This position will provide clinicians with technical expertise on the proper clinical training pathway for adoption by establishing a program and/or individual case set-up with the use of our devices. They will provide “best practices” from leading healthcare professionals/centers on preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative considerations for the associated procedures. The Clinical Liaison Program Manager will collaborate cross functionally with key stakeholders throughout organization – Sales, Marketing, Clinical Science, Research & Technology, Legal/Compliance/Regulatory- to develop and execute comprehensive HCP training programs.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Manage program implementation and provide clinical support for Minimally Invasive Approaches & Open Concomitant Procedures/Programs
    • Launching new programs by driving execution as a subject matter expert of a clinical pathway development plan to ensure standardization and independence
  • Train and mentor Clinical Education Team & Field Clinical Specialists – MIS & Ablation
  • Build excellent customer relations with key physicians, hospital personnel as well as conduct customer education seminars as appropriate.
  • Develop and disseminate clinical best practice resources for internal/external training and program development
  • 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.

 

ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

  • Ability to work under fast-paced conditions
  • Ability to make decisions and use good judgment
  • Ability to prioritize various duties and multitask as required
  • Ability to successfully work with others
  • Additional duties as assigned

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and 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.
  • Ability to travel 75%

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in cardiac procedures with Atrial Fibrillation and left atrial appendage management
  • Experience using the Company’s products as an end-user.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to regularly walk, sit, or stand as required
  • Ability to occasionally bend and push/pull
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 40 pounds, occasionally lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

 

 

 

 

AtriCure is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, protected veteran status, status as an individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law(s).

 

AtriCure participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity of and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here https://www.e-verify.gov/

 

AtriCure has a variety of benefits available for US based employees and their families.  Examples include Medical & Dental beginning day 1 of employment, 401K plus match, 15 days of paid Parental Leave, in addition to maternity leave, for new moms and dads, Volunteer Time off, Pet Insurance, and more.   Corporate-based employees also have full access to our on-site fitness center and cafeteria.  To see a complete list of our benefits, please visit our careers website: https://www.atricure.com/benefits




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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