Barrigel Procedural Specialist-Pittsburgh

Date: Mar 23, 2024

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: More than 50%

Requisition ID: 9913

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 teleflex.com.

Interventional Urology – The Interventional Urology business unit of Teleflex is dedicated to developing innovative, minimally invasive and clinically effective devices that address unmet needs in the field of urology. Our flagship product, the UroLift® System, is the #1 minimally invasive procedure in the U.S. for treating an enlarged prostate, also called Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH.* It is a proven approach that does not require heating, cutting, or destruction of prostate tissue.1 Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

*U.S. 2022 estimates based on US Market Model 2022-24 (5-17-22 FINAL), which is in part based on data provided by Symphony Health PatientSource® 2018-21, as is and with no representations/warranties, including accuracy or completeness.
1. Roehrborn, Can J Urol 2017

 

Position Summary

The Barrigel Procedural Specialist is responsible for leading, assisting and supporting all clinical activities related to the training of customers and sales personnel for Barrigel products and procedures. Facilitates the education of healthcare providers with regard to the science behind, and appropriate medical use of Barrigel for perirectal spacing prior to radiation therapy. This includes didactic training, phantom training, live case proctoring and practitioner skill assessment.  This position requires a dynamic hands-on professional who relishes a fast-paced environment, yet shows a detailed expertise of the product, procedure and provides solutions in time-critical situations. Significant experience working with a wide variety of ultrasound platforms heavily preferred.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Serve as Subject Matter Expert regarding Barrigel, rectal spacing and radiotherapy within their sales area
•    Communicate closely with the regional Area Director(s) and their sales teams to coordinate and execute territory case coverage and HCP training
•    Consistently train, assess, and re-train (as needed) Barrigel sales representatives on Barrigel injection technique
•    Support online training initiatives for customers as required
•    Proctor customer phantom training for customers in coordination with Area Director prioritization and the Barrigel training curriculum
•    Attend and lead (as needed) OR-based patient Barrigel cases for customers performing their first Barrigel injections as dictated by the supervisor
•    Schedule and prioritize workflow in conjunction with Head of Barrigel Development and Area Directors
•    Attain all necessary certifications to maintain consistent OR access
•    Develop and/or maintain expertise in radiotherapy related imaging with a specific focus on Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS)
•    Work strategically with each regional Spacing Consultant to identify and build relationships with appropriate new targets to help same-site-sales growth
•    Follow all clinical reporting protocols required by Palette, FDA or any other governing body as necessary
•    Performs other related duties as assigned
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    BA in Business (or related discipline such as Biology or sciences) or equivalent work experience / related practical experience.
•    Minimum of 3 years clinical training and/or sales experience within global Healthcare industry 
•    Ultrasound clinical/selling experience a plus
•    Urology and/or Radiation Oncology medical device experience is strongly preferred

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•     Strong leadership, planning, and communication skills
•    Strong strategic, analytical, and synthesis skills
•    Industry
o    Familiar with GCP guidelines and is Certified
o    Ability to work in accordance with local Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
o    Understands and follows Advamed guidelines as appropriate
o    Updated vendor credentials for facility access (Vendormate, Reptrax et.)


•    Administrative
o    Ability to work in clinical planning and tracking systems, and learn new systems readily
o    Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) required
o    Familiar with medical terminologies and imaging (Ultrasound, CT, MRI)
o    Manages administrative responsibilities, such as e-mail, voicemail, expense reports, and activity reporting in a timely manner
•    Professional and Clinical
o    Strong verbal communication, presentation and written skills to internal company personnel and external customers - Customer Focused
o    Experience with training/proctoring physicians and clinical staff in medical devices
o    Ability to remain calm and composed when dealing with difficult people or situations
o    Ability to work efficiently in a high pressure environments with simultaneous demands
o    Manage travel within approved budget for in-person training, in conjunction with remote proctoring
•    Ability to travel domestically up to 50%

TRAVEL REQUIRED: 50%
 

 

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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 Talent@Teleflex.com.

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.


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