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Clinical Specialist Imaging TMTT (based in Germany)

Edwards Lifesciences, Prague, Czech Republic

The TMTT Clinical Specialist will provide education on all aspects of the device, device handling, implantation and troubleshooting techniques related to equipment, tools and products required for implants. The role includes support of pre, intra, and post-procedural echo. The candidate will join a fast-paced, dynamic team within Edwards’ Lifesciences and the individual will play a pivotal role in the implementation of new therapies.

Key Responsibilities:

- Educate and train physicians, hospital personnel and hospital staff on all aspects of technical matters related to products and procedures including imaging through conducting and/or coordinating one-on-one ad hoc training sessions and in-service structured education programs on one technology

- Intraprocedural echocardiographic guidance using trans-esophageal echo (TEE) and/or trans-thoracic echo (TTE) (and/or with intra-cardiac Eeho (ICE)) during TMTT procedures, &/or surface epicardial echo)

- Evaluation of pre- and post-procedural valvular regurgitation and pressure gradients to evaluate procedural outcome

- Education of internal and external stakeholders on mitral- and tricuspid echo evaluation and screening for TMTT procedures as well as intra-procedural echo guidance

- Evaluation of echocardiographic imaging (2D, 3D, Doppler, M-Mode, etc.) for the purposes of patient selection, screening

- Responsible for certification of the centers, physicians and other related staff, as well as EW personnel and as outlined within EW SOP

- Regularly reviews clinical support activities, changes in the market and assigned accounts, as well as, competitive activity with cross-functional teams (e.g., sales)

- Contribute to upselling in key strategic accounts working in conjunction with Business Managers


- Assist in the development and continuous improvement of echo training materials and training tools, based on clinical experience.

- Educate and train physicians and hospital personnel on technical aspects of the TMTT products and procedures and/or coordinating one-on-one ad hoc training sessions and in-service structured education programs.

- Throughout clinical investigations, provide physicians and other staff with ongoing support to ensure continuity of education and technical support

Required Education/Skills:

- An effective candidate must have hands-on skills with proven ability to apply technical knowledge and judgment to complex anatomical implant procedures

- Technical proficiency specific to echocardiography and interventional cardiology is strongly preferred

- Proficiency in operating echocardiographic equipment (TEE, TTE, ICE) and analyzing echocardiographic images is strongly preferred.

- Strong aptitude for cardiac anatomy and physiology.

- Experience working in cardiac cath lab and/or operation room

- Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary - this position will require close collaboration with internal as well as external physician partners

- Enjoys working in a changing, fast paced environment

- Up to 80% travel

- Language skills: Fluent English and German

- Experience in clinical trial operations a plus