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Sr. Global Medical Education Manager, Structural Heart - TAVR

Medical Affairs
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*** The person in this role can live anywhere in the US***

Careers that Change Lives: 

Help expand patient access to innovative, life-saving therapies. We are hiring a Sr. Global Medical Education Manager who will plan, design, develop, and oversee educational curriculum, content, and programs promoting safe growth and procedural excellence in transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and adjacent therapies. In this role, you will serve as a procedure, therapy, and education subject matter expert, consulting with clinical, R&D, and other cross functional partners to support clinical trial and commercial launch phases of specified products and indications. We are looking for an outstanding leader, close collaborator, proven strategic thinker, flawless executer, and committed team player focused on safe patient outcomes and market success. If this sounds like you – apply!

A Day in the Life: 

In this role you will collaborate with Health Care Professionals (HCPs) and internal business partners in the Clinical, Research & Development, Regulatory, Professional Relations, and Marketing functions to:

•Support the successful execution of transcatheter valve therapy clinical trials, including leading and/or participating in key clinical trial governance boards (i.e. Steering Committee, Screening Committee, Training and Education Committee). 
•Assess training needs/requirements and develop training plans to define required objectives, content, and deliverables.
•Define best methods and tools for delivery of educational content (animations, simulation models, presentations, materials) based on thorough needs assessment and close collaboration with cross-functional team members. 
•Design, develop, and execute educational programs/events and oversee hand-off to Medical Education Program Managers for successful global execution.
•Collaborate with HCPs and key opinion leaders to identify and refine procedural best practices and integrate into training initiatives to support procedural excellence.
•Develop and/or provide input into required procedural documents (such as guidelines, best practices, processes), patient selection guides, and post-implant care plans to meet safe growth goals and business needs in all global markets. 
•Deliver didactic educational content on procedure and serve as a principal spokesperson related to procedural expertise and best practices from an education perspective.
•Critically evaluate procedural outcomes and metrics to identify risks, root causes, and mitigation plans related to patient selection, procedural, and post care outcomes.
•Partner with Quality and other key cross-functional partners to understand any customer comments related to device performance or procedural complications.
•Facilitate meetings with HCPs, consultants, and internal stakeholders to optimize procedural outcomes and best practice development. 
•Travel to customers, hospitals, off site meetings, and congresses to stay informed of current procedural techniques and trends.
•Assure all programs align with Medtronic Business Conduct Standards and Compliance.
•Keep abreast of trends, leading developments and technology and implement into education programs as appropriate. 
•Represent the business as a key contact with physician advisors and key opinion leaders. 
•Cultivate strong relationships with key cross-functional team members.
•Assist in the development and managing of budgets to meet company and business unit objectives.

•Domestic and international travel up to 50% of time 

Must Have: Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years’ experience in a training, field sales, marketing, clinical or technical role in the medical device industry and/or clinical setting (8 years with Advanced Degree)
•Experience designing and developing education programs for health care professionals
•Experience with adult learning theory, including needs assessment and knowledge transfer, to address medical training and education needs
•Clinical understanding of transcatheter heart valve therapies 

Nice to Have:

•Advanced Degree
•Consistent industry-related track record of success
•Strong and proven track-record of team leadership and improving organizational effectiveness
•Understanding of commercial preparations including market development, economic policy/reimbursement, regulatory and clinical, quality issues and opportunities
•Transcatheter valve therapies experience, preferably Medtronic 
•Experience launching new therapies / products globally 

About Medtronic

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. 

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)

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