Clinical Affairs Manager

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: Morrisville, NC, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 50%

Requisition ID: 10398


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

The Clinical Affairs Manager provides clinical expertise, insight and support to clinical end-users, clinical sales specialist, sales team, Regulatory, Engineering, marketing and other corporate departments on safe and effective use of the Interventional product portfolio with primary emphasis on the Coronary franchise.  
Supports the appropriate clinical application of the Coronary franchise via didactic, web-based, and teleconference education, and understanding of these products and best practices. Clinical support will be provided to physicians, nurses, techs, etc. to include support for live cases/proctorships in the therapeutic areas related to focus products.  Drives innovation by identifying product attributes necessary to expand into new markets, or capitalize on new clinical applications; identifies new, clinically driven product and market opportunities; and performs other related duties as required. Provide support during society engagements facilitating the exchange of scientific information in close collaboration with CMA leadership and the broader clinical affairs interventional team. 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to troubleshoot medical device applications during invasive procedural settings are necessary.  Strong leadership and organizational skills are required with an aptitude for motivating clinicians and providing clinical support to all Teleflex employees.  The capability for strategic planning to reach the company’s long-term goals is also required.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Identify and support BU field efforts for the Coronary franchise through clinical and educational customer needs assessment, product and procedural training, live case coverage and assist with customer follow up for ongoing clinical support as needed.
  • Maintain and develop expertise on the Interventional product portfolio, with particular emphasis on the Coronary franchise related to specific clinical specialty area and expertise.
  • Identify and expand the customer base through professional networking, consultation related to best practices and the appropriate clinical use of Teleflex products, and timely professional follow-up.
  • Support Coronary educational programs with aligned educational goals and needs of the Interventional Business Unit.
  • Support scientific exchanges of information with medical societies. Pre-conference & in-booth educational programs, Meetings with scientific committees, Education grant support, Research submissions (in collaboration with the Global Research & Scientific Services team).
  • Primary responsibility to North America.  Assist with international projects as assigned.
  • Off-label support for Teleflex products in accordance with Teleflex policy & local legal regulations
  • Provide direction and guidance on objectives for Medical Advisory Boards and/or focus groups while managing logistics including KOL partnerships and post program feedback.
  • Manage utilization of HCPs in accordance with Teleflex IPPs.
  • Coordinate efforts between cross functional partners considering Medical Affairs, Global Research & Scientific Services, marketing, and R&D.  
  • Coordinate, participate and manage educational, scientific, activities at identified local, regional, and national tradeshows/exhibitions.
  • Serve as part of the CMA clinical expert team on product applications and troubleshooting when interfacing with SBU Leadership, Clinical Sales Specialists, and Teleflex team members.
  • Participate as a clinical expert on project teams, committees and in meetings with various corporate departments to provide guidance as to the clinical perspectives for Coronary franchise. 
  • Build and support infrastructure for speaker programs supporting Teleflex Academy, webinars, training content and programs.
  • Coordinate and participate in content development and review of education material as needed by IA BU or CMA  
  • Manage all business-associated administrative tasks and responsibilities to support job related activities; to include strict adherence to the Teleflex Medical T&E policies and procedures, timely filing of required and/or requested reports, documentation of activities via approved documents and forms
  • Adhere to applicable Teleflex IPP’s, Teleflex Code of Ethics, and all Company policies, rules, procedures, and housekeeping standards.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors’ degree required. Master’s degree preferred.  
  • Extensive procedural experience within Interventional Radiology
  • Possess minimum five years’ clinical exposure in the medical field in the Coronary environment.
  • Minimum of five years in Medical Device industry supporting Clinical and Medical Affairs, strongly preferred.
  • Clinical proficiency in area of clinical training and experience with Coronary required and at least one of the other Teleflex Interventional franchises preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally
  • Effective time-management and organizational skills
  • High attention to detail and the ability to adapt to shifting priorities
  • Established track record of building and maintaining relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.
  • Pro-active and results oriented
  • Strong research, logic and reasoning ability
  • Clinical proficiency in area of clinical training and experience with products in the Interventional franchise.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct business in an ethical manner
  •   Strong understanding of principles used to find, analyze and assess clinical studies and appropriately apply them in the application of Teleflex Medical products.
  •  Ability to read, understand and abide by company procedures. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and report on findings 
  •  Must be able to establish and maintain vendor credentials (via RepTrax, Vendormate, etc) to have the ability to enter and work, as required, in hospitals and other medical facilities as an essential function of the job. Depending on customer/site requirements, vendor credentials may require the employee to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters.
  • Ability to work successfully in a home office environment
  • Ability to travel up to 50%, including international and overnight travel

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.