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Clinical Specialist - Foot/Ankle & Trauma

Date: Nov 15, 2020

Location: Naples, FL, US, 34108

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 46441 
Title: Clinical Specialist 
Division: Arthrex, Inc. (US01) 
Location: Naples, FL

 

 

 

 

Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and the market leader in the design and manufacturing of sports medicine products. Arthrex is actively searching for a Medical Education Clinical Specialist to join the Foot & Ankle/Trauma team. The successful candidate will work alongside a department with over 300 years of combined orthopedic experience, world class faculty, and product management. Experience as a physician assistant, nurse practitioner, medical doctor, or doctor of osteopathic medicine working in orthopedic surgery is preferred. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.

 

Main Objective:

Provide technical and clinical support for the training curriculum that addresses the changing needs of Arthrex employees, Arthrex business partner representatives, and healthcare professional customers. Organize and conduct healthcare professional motor skills labs and training sessions offered by Arthrex.  Assist as a technical and clinical topic advisor for Arthrex and all departments there-in.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of current and classic concepts in orthopedics, the Arthrex product line, and clinical procedures supported by Arthrex products; be able to articulate and demonstrate these concepts and procedures to Arthrex employees, business partner representatives and healthcare professional customers.
  2. Participate in Arthrex business partner representative medical education programs.
    1. Carry out the objectives created for Arthrex agency representative product and procedure training programs.
    2. Provide input for Arthrex business partner representative medical education courses and surgical skills lab agendas.
    3. Teach the safe and effective use of Arthrex products and procedure-specific surgical and non-surgical techniques using Arthrex instruments.
    4. Teach general orthopedic and medical condition topics including current and classic concepts of patho-anatomy, biomechanics, and pathology classifications related to Arthrex products and procedures.
    5. Assist in the development of written digital learning materials for the purpose of Arthrex representative education and training.
  3. Participate in healthcare professional medical education and training programs.
    1. Carry out the objectives created for healthcare professional product and procedure training programs.
    2. Provide input for healthcare professional medical education courses and single day lab agendas.
    3. Teach the safe and effective use of Arthrex products and procedure-specific surgical and non-surgical techniques using Arthrex instruments.
    4. Teach general orthopedic and medical condition topics including current and classic concepts of patho-anatomy, biomechanics, and pathology classifications related to Arthrex products and procedures.
    5. Participate as a liaison with Arthrex business partners and their representatives to assist with organization and implementation of their local medical education and surgical skills lab training programs.
    6. Assist in the organization and execution of cadaver surgical skills workshops.
    7. Participate in medical society meetings and Arthrex product exhibits to serve in the role outlined in item 1 of this section.
  4. Assist with reviewing written and digital material developed by other Arthrex departments to advise on clinical accuracy of these materials.
  5. Assist with research and development of Arthrex products and procedures.
    1. Assist by providing clinical, technical, and surgical skills advice and services to the product and procedure development process via team interaction with the Research and Development, Product Management and Engineering Departments.
    2. Interface with Product Management and Engineering Departments to provide pertinent design criteria regarding form and function of surgical instruments.
  6. Assist the Customer Service Department to provide clinical and technical support for customers service needs. 
  7. May supervise other employees
  8. Must be able to work with cadavers
  9. Travel up to 20% of the time; including some International travel.

 

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the bio-medical sciences or related fields required – OR–  certification as a Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner is required. 
  • 5-years of experience in orthopedic surgery, musculoskeletal medicine, the orthopedic industry, or graduation from post-graduate medical education such as medical school is required.
  • Experience as a physician assistant, nurse practitioner, medical doctor, or doctor of osteopathic medicine working in orthopedic surgery is preferred.

 

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Ability to teach and develop training materials is necessary. 

 

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

PCs and have a command of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word plus any additional communications equipment as needed.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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