Abbott Field Clinical Engineer - Executive Clinical Education Specialist (M/W) in Wetzlar, Germany

The Tendyne valve is designed to be implanted into a beating heart through a left minithoracotomy using a transapical approach. In an effort to continue its clinical presence, Abbott is recruiting three (3)

Field Clinical Engineer - Executive Clinical Education Specialists (M/W)

Primary Job Function

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

  • Train Surgeons,Interventional Cardiologists, catheter lab staff and ancillarypersonnel 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’s efforts to develop and implement product marketing strategies.

Core Job Responsibilities

· 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% of time across Europe.

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