Associate Medical Director, Surgical (Part Time/ Remote)

Date: Nov 8, 2023

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 25%

Requisition ID: 9144


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit


Interventional - The Interventional business unit at Teleflex offers innovative medical devices that are used to diagnose and treat coronary and peripheral vascular diseases. We place a strategic emphasis on complex coronary and peripheral interventions, vascular access, bone access, specialty biologic treatments and cardiac assist. Our current Interventional products include a broad range of clinically relevant solutions, such as our GuideLiner® and Turnpike® Catheters, AC3 Optimus™ Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump and OnControl® Powered Bone Access System. With a strong R&D footprint and pipeline, our fast-growing Interventional business unit is poised to continue the development of new technologies to serve critically ill patients for years to come. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

**16 hours (2 days per week)**

Responsible for shaping and influencing the advancement of procedural therapies across all areas of the Surgical business by rigorously and creatively applying scientific and medical expertise to ensure patient safety, respond to product concerns and compliance with all aspects of the lifecycle of product portfolio. The Associate Medical Director will work in collaboration with Clinical Affairs for key physician related activities and oversight of field engagements that support scientific objectives across the globe. The Associate Medical Director in CMA will have a fundamental role in supporting adoption through both peer-to-peer communication and guidance to internal stakeholders. 

Principal Responsibilities

•    Provides medical and scientific guidance to internal and external customers including clinical project teams, other functional units, study investigators and regulatory agencies.
•    Provides operational support and oversight to teams regarding clinical trial planning, protocol development, investigator selection, training of internal and external personnel, medical monitoring for patient safety and trial conduct, individual and aggregate clinical study event review and approval, data analysis and interpretation.
•    Provides the therapeutic area expertise in surgery throughout the device life cycle, including medical input to risk assessment and processes, product complaints, MDR reports, performance of medical health hazard assessment as part of the evaluation of potential product issues and reportability decisions, and serves as a medical advisor to regulatory teams.
•    Contributes to application of new technologies to solve complex medical problems, including medical input and clinical due diligence to new product development and business development teams.
•    Develops peer-level relationships and cooperation with external experts and other important decision makers in a consistent way aligned with the overall company strategy and objectives.
•    Collaborates and provide internal support to Sales, Marketing, RA and QA including content review of clinical requirements for marketing communication materials such as brochures, videos.
•    Writes/edits clinical and scientific reports and reviews and approves educational and reporting materials.  Also reviews and edits clinical trial protocols to ensure accuracy, consistency with standard of care, logistical ease, and internal consistency with Teleflex Quality Policies.
•    Leads interaction with independent committees such as clinical event committees or medical safety advisory board; ensures exchange of information with these committees is adequate to meet timelines and objectives.
•    Determines the escalation of safety issues for communication and action to senior leadership; interacts with senior management concerning significant safety matters.
•    May provide trending and safety signal detection and management assessment for the product's lifecycle.

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Minimum of 10 years of experience in the healthcare environment with clinical focus in General Surgery, Bariatric experience preferred.
•    Doctor of Medicine (MD) required.
•    Experience within a medical device company in one of the following functions: medical safety, medical affairs, clinical, R&D, quality, or regulatory preferred. 
•    Prior experience as a clinical investigator in clinical research studies preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Strong understanding of market needs and current offerings, ability to provide a strategic plan to target unmet requirements of patients
•    Strong computer skills, including MS Office – Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook
•    Must have excellent interpersonal communication including strong negotiation and skills of persuasion and strong and presentation skills
•    Ability to network and partner with customers and thought leader
•    Must be scientifically oriented and have the ability to analyze, interpret, and summarize clinical data critically
•    Ability to work within the constraints of a regulated industry while achieving objectives
•    Able to identify priorities, meet deadline, and work effectively in a fluid, demanding environment.
•    Must have the ability to gain customer feedback, uncover business opportunities and pair customer's unmet needs with available internal resources
•    Ability to travel up to 25% including overnight stays.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $100,000- $135,000 however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.  The total compensation package for this position will also include benefits such as medical, prescription drug, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, participation in 401(k) savings plan, and various paid time off benefits, such as PTO, short- and long-term disability and parental leave, dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.


Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 877-880-8588 or

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.