Abbott Senior Therapy Specialist (m/f), Abbott/Tendyne in Germany

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

In Germany, Abbott has approximately 2,700 employees working in manufacturing, research and development, logistics, sales and marketing. They are located at Abbott`s German headquarters in Wiesbaden and its sites in Hanover, Neustadt am Rübenberge, Wetzlar, Eschborn and Witten. St. Jude Medical is now Abbott.

Abbott Vascular is currently looking for a

Senior Therapy Specialist (m/f) Tendyne

Region: DACH

This position will be primarily responsible for providing clinical case coverage of the Tendyne Mitral Valve System. As Therapy Specialist (TS) you will help recruit patients into Tendyne clinical studies by working closely with physicians and directly calling on referral sources. In providing clinical coverage, TS train interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, cath lab staff, and ancillary personnel on the use of the Tendyne Mitral Valve System, and provide technical support to physicians during procedures. The TS will be as well responsible for data dissemination in their sites and among referral chain of influence.

Major responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in the conduct of clinical trials to determine patient selection, surgical planning, procedure detail, peri-operative patient management and follow-up care

  • Ensure compliance with protocol and all regulatory procedures by training site personnel, conducting on-site evaluations and follow-up of corrective actions

  • Provide technical support to clinicians during valve implant procedures

  • Screen patients with sonographers and echocardiologists to ensure that site personnel have the skills required to determine patient eligibility.

  • Implement field based physician and staff training programs.

Your profile:

  • BS/BA in life sciences or marketing.

  • Minimum of 5-10 years Medical Clinical Support/Sales Experience, Medical training (RN, EMT, PA, Perfusion, etc.) background strongly preferred.

  • Strong clinical orientation: training clinicians and providing technical assistance during procedures, including trouble-shooting

  • Strong analytical skills: able to identify and resolve issues and to adapt best practices across institutions

  • Unsurpassed communication and interpersonal skills: to build relationships and obtain results

  • Ability to work in a team environment that rewards contribution.

  • Knowledge of GCP (ISO 14155) and FDA/EU regulations.

  • Willingness to travel extensively (>50% of the time)

  • Ability to work in a cath lab

Abbott Germany has a range and variety of jobs on offer in a positive and dynamic environment that allows you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. We provide development opportunities as part of our comprehensive Talent Management Program. Your contribution to the company’s success will be rewarded with a competitive salary package. We offer comprehensive benefits to suit the lifestyles of all our employees, from a retirement plan that is far above market average, a save-as-you-earn program, to educational scholarships for children, and health management initiatives for staff and their dependents.

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes? Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application.

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Force

DIVISION:

LOCATION:

Germany : Remote

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 75 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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