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Training Education Specialist

19000721 Requisition #

Training Education Specialist

Careers that Change Lives

Medtronic’s presence in the renal space includes a robust portfolio that includes both access and therapy-focused technologies and is managed by the Renal Care Solutions business.  This business strives to improve outcomes, access, and quality of life for patients affected by renal disease and is part of the Minimally Invasive Therapies Group (MITG).  This specific role will support the global marketing organization that is focused on expanding reach with the single-pass chronic hemodialysis portfolio across the globe.   

A Day in the Life

The Training Education Specialist will lead all efforts designed to educate both internal and external customers on the use and application of single-pass chronic dialysis equipment, consummables, and therapies.  They will manage both development and execution of a curriculum that considers the patient condition/disease state and how it is addressed clinically in different regions given the differening indications and use-cases.  This not only includes the standard of care supported by Medtronic and/or competitive technologies, but also any advanced therapies that can be prioritized through a market development effort. 


Essential Functions:


·       Take ownership for developing content and programs to help train/educate regional sales teams and customers. 

·       Track and manage an ongoing curriculum that drives comprehensive training and can be used to measure the learning experience for product and therapy understanding over time.

·       Ensure content is validated and aligned with customer needs/expectations.

·       Collaborate closely with technical service and sales to drive alignment and prioritization.   

·       Work with scientific affairs and marketing to align on opportunities for therapy development and develop the necessary content to help support adoption. 

·       Provide customer/patient insights to the cross-functional teams by developing a strong working knowledge of the ESRD patient and their disease management along the continuum. 

Must Haves

  • Requires a Baccalaureate degree and minimum of 2 years of relevant medical device experience, or an advanced clinical degree with 0 years of experience.
  • Requires practical knowledge and clinical understanding of therapies used within the renal space. 
  • 15% travel, including some nights and weekends.
  • Strong inter-personal skills allowing for effective regional/customer-level support.
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial, with a results-driven mindset.
  • Excellent written/verbal communincation skills and comfort presnting to internal and external audiences.
  • Clinical experience within nephrology or nursing to support clinical practice.
  • Ability to multi-task while managing multiple projects and day-to-day responsibilities. 
  • Experience with collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Appreciates the need and value in collaboration and maintaining a customer-centric approach.
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.
Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.


Nice to Haves

Clinical experience within nephrology or nursing to support clinical practice.

Ability to multi-task while managing multiple projects and day-to-day responsibilities. 

Experience with collaborating with cross-functional teams.

Appreciates the need and value in collaboration and maintaining a customer-centric approach.



About Medtronic

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.


Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,750 employees. 

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