Field Clinical Specialist II (Chicago) – Critical Care-015780
The Field Clinical Specialist shall professionally represent Edwards Lifesciences’ Critical Care business unit by providing product advocacy & education, in-service training, and other related services to medical professionals responsible for supporting invasive and non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring.
The role provides education on all aspects of 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.
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
Identify and train select hospital staff members to act as designated expert on EW products
Advocate with clinicians to uncover other opportunities to expand the use for CC focused and core products
Minimum of 5 years of previous (related) medical device and/or clinical experience in an acute care environment required
Associate's degree in Nursing or related field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
Proven expertise in MS Office Suite
Good written and verbal communication skills, presentation, and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
Good problem-solving and critical thinking skill
Edwards has been advancing the care of the acutely ill for more than 40 years. Starting with the development of Swan-Ganz advanced hemodynamic monitoring devices for measuring cardiovascular performance in high-risk surgical and critically ill patients, Edwards continues to evolve to less-invasive and noninvasive devices to provide valuable hemodynamic insight for an expanded patient population. Edwards has continued to advance hemodynamic monitoring platforms to enable proactive clinical decisions for surgical, anesthesia and critical care clinicians. Edwards is focused on helping clinicians enhance knowledge and standardize practice to improve the quality and efficiency of care. Edwards provides evidence-based programs such as Enhanced Surgical Recovery Program that support the implementation and compliance to protocolized care pathways in the OR and ICU.
Our vascular therapies products, including genuine Fogarty catheters, continue this high standard. Developed and refined in close collaboration with surgeons and interventionalists for over 50 years, Fogarty catheters have been used in millions of procedures worldwide.
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 10,000 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. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
Job Function: Sales
Primary Location: USA-USA-California - Irvine