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Abbott Field Clinical Engineer - Senior Executive Clinical Education Specialist in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.

Primary Job Function

  • Provide clinical education and sales support through education of current and potential customers, and procedure coverage with a defined region.

  • Train Surgeons, Interventional Cardiologists, catheter lab staff and ancillary personnel on the use of Structural Heart products and provide technical support to physicians during procedures. Communicate product, clinical and market data to appropriate personnel and support the company‚Äôs efforts to develop and implement product marketing strategies.

Core Job Responsibilities

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with Account Managers to provide good case coverage and clinical outcomes for patients

  • Serve as primary resource for clinical support in the areas of surgical coverage, troubleshooting and inservice education for company products

  • Educate customer on the merits and proper clinical usage of company products.

  • Inform customers of the latest product, therapy and technology developments in the industry. Actively engage in clinical, procedural and technical discussions and link data outcome to key messaging.

  • Meet with existing and potential clients (health care providers) to identify their clinical needs, goals and constraints related to patient care and provide creative and feasible solutions.

Position Accountability / Scope

This position requires a strong clinical orientation with the ability to influence a variety of clinician personality types

Minimum Education

BS/BA or equivalent experience required. Degree in life sciences or medical training (RN, Perfusion, etc.) preferred. With a strong understanding of heart failure and Cardiac hemodynamics.

Minimum Experience / Training

9+ years of related work experience required, medical industry preferred. Strong clinical orientation, experience with products for use in interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery, familiarity with echo cardiology and other indirect imaging, also strongly preferred.

  • Experience with Imaging analysis with CT CAD software and Echo analysis.

  • Critical Care Nursing (CCN) background and Procedural experience

  • Experience with Hemodynamic devices preferred.

  • Experience with drips and the associated pharmacology background.

Travel up to 80% with some international travel.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email