16 days old

Senior Field Clinical Specialist

Pleasanton, CA 94566

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Field Clinical Specialist in the Structural Heart Division at Abbott.

As a Senior Field Clinical Specialist, you will represent Abbott and be responsible for leading implant procedures during the clinical trial stage for the Structural Heart Division. This position will provide the training and procedural guidance to physicians when implanting TAVR structural heart devices and will have responsibility for developing research partnerships with clinical sites within their assigned territory (this role would support the Bay Area of California and the Northwest Seaboard of the US)

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take-action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Demonstrate expertise in all aspects of medical device implant and troubleshooting techniques for Transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
  • Train physicians, support staff, and research personnel on investigational device use and research protocols. 
  • Coordinate communication with internal and external customers to facilitate efficient and compliant clinical trial execution.
  • Support product development by contributing clinical knowledge to product design and performing in-vitro and /or in-vivo device evaluations.
  • Establishes and cultivates an extensive network of support to facilitate completion of assignments.  Participates in the development of less experienced staff by setting an example, providing guidance, and offering counsel. 

    Your required experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success: 

    • Bachelor's degree in related field.
    • 8+ years of related work experience with interventional cardiology or catherization lab experience.
    • Good presentation skills; ability to present technical and clinical material comfortably.
    • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Proficiency in computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office
    • knowledge and working experience reading and interpreting Computed tomography and echocardiography preferred.

      Division: SH Structural Heart
      Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
      Medical Surveillance: No
      Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-22

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