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Company: AtriCure
Location: Germany
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Position/Title:

Therapy Development Specialist MIS

Position/Title:

Department:

Sales

Department:

Reports To:

Director Therapy Development MIS

Reports To

AtriCure, Inc. provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and Cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure's Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first and only medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of long standing persistent Afib and we have treated over 200,000 patients over the past ten years. Additionally, our AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Exclusion System products are the most widely used LAA management devices worldwide, with more than 130,000 implanted to date. For more information, visit AtriCure.com or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.

Position Summary: Covers all of europe

The Therapy Development Specialist role primarily supports field sales for growth and market development in the Electrophysiology departments and labs and related departments in the following:

  • Market development and awareness as it relates to minimally invasive treatment of Afib
  • Presenting the Convergent technology towards Electrophysiologist and Surgeon
  • Guidance and support for physicians especially EP´s during the procedures, and utilization and/or operation of company technology
  • Patient support and follow-up where requested by physician or operating room/Cath lab staff
  • Training of staff personnel in the use of company devices

This position requires teamwork and strategic planning with the sales force and Program Development team. The focus of the Therapy Development Specialist is to support the account development process for the company by providing a resource to the therapy development director. The Therapy Development Specialists must be able to understand all parts of the procedure and should be able to explain the entire program to physicians, purchaser and clinical stuff in the OR, EP Lab and other areas and during follow-up patient care as required.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify and target key accounts, health care professionals, and hospital decision makers that have the greatest impact on ensuring successful adoption of the therapy
  • Understand the customer's current standard of care, constraints, needs, and goals related to treating Afib patients with ablation
  • Identify and educate key health care professionals that manage and select treatment options for Afib patients in the hospital setting
  • Develop and augment customer relationships through education on the science and application of the therapy
  • Manage and coordinate customer visits, educational programs, procedural observations, proctoring, and relevant tradeshow participation
  • Conduct training for the electrophysiologist, surgeon and medical staff with modalities such as didactic and hands-on laboratory approaches
  • Make calls on physicians and support staff as necessary to discuss AtriCure technology, training programs, and clinical programs and trials
  • Work in a team environment with Sales, Marketing, and Engineering
  • Work closely with the Director Therapy Development MIS to implement and execute strategies to achieve corporate objectives
  • Communication on frequent basis, reporting on case notes and product and clinical feedback

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience working in an Electrophysiology (EP) Lab or Catheterization lab either through industry or clinical setting preferred, but not required
  • Presentation and customer relationship skills
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with people across all levels
  • Computer experience with Microsoft programs such as PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. The candidate must enjoy and excel at personal relationship-building
  • Problem-solving / trouble-shooting skills
  • Ability to travel 75-80% as the territory covers all of Europe
  • Fluent in English
  • Undergraduate degree in technical or scientific field

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in a clinical setting with Mapping systems for cardiac ablation.


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