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Laser Ablation Surgery Specialist - Houston, TX

19000HRB Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives 

Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions – we’re a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to sell medical technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. Our expanding portfolio delivers measurable clinical and economic value – and opens doors. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare.

Join us for a career in sales that changes lives.

A Day in the Life

This position provides national level support and expertise for MRI guided laser ablation product lines.The Laser Ablation Surgery Consultant develops successful relationships with key accounts and is the point of contact for clinical issues arising in key accounts.  Provides training for locally assigned Clinical Specialists to build core competencies for laser ablation case coverage. Works closely with Sales Training and Development and Customer Education to ensure laser ablation training programs meet company and customer objectives. This individual will also represent the company in accordance with its policies and in the area assigned, maintaining an awareness of local competitive conditions and report back promptly to Manager. 

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides principle level clinical and technical expertise for the area for all assigned product lines
  • Provides educational support for physicians and hospital employees in area on clinical and technical aspects of products
  • Assists regions in performing surgical coverage and evaluations for the laser ablation product line
  • Assists the regions in opening, installing, and certifying new centers to perform laser ablation surgery

  • Ensures assigned Clinical Specialists are trained to build core competencies for laser ablation case coverage by assessing training needs and providing appropriate product training

  • Represents Medtronic during surgical evaluations and demonstrations involving products by attending cases

  • Develops successful relationships in key accounts in the area. Provides timely information to sales management regarding customer concerns, issues and market opportunities

  • Resolves clinical issues arising from key accounts in the area of laser ablation surgery 

  • Troubleshoots clinical and technical issues

  • Assists District Manager in recruiting and selecting Clinical Specialists to be trained in laser ablation surgery

  • Partners with Sales Education Training team, Customer Education, marketing and/or technical groups, and sales management to assist with the development of training programs and to provide training for field employees in regions in the area

  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships across cross functional groups including sales, marketing, education, operations, market development and sales training

  • Other activities assigned by supervisor

Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED AND a minimum of 6 year’s of clinical or medical sales experience; or
  • Associate’s Degree with a minimum 4 years of clinical or medical sales experience; or
  • A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of clinical or medical sales experience. 

Nice to Have

• Strong understanding of MRI, frame based stereotactic surgery utilizing CRW /Leksell  or frameless systems
• Previous surgery coverage experience 
• Surgical MRI applications, surgical navigation, or surgical robotics experience
• Functional computer skills including; Microsoft Office, other applications and Internet
• Demonstrated communication skills
• Degree focused on Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Applied Sciences or Technical Discipline
• AART or MRIT Certification 

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America). 
  • Must be able to travel up to 75% of time.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and active vehicle insurance policy.  In addition, your driving record will be reviewed and will be considered as part of your application.

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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