Clinical Affairs Specialist (Based remote - Western US)

Date: Jun 8, 2022

Location: Sacramento, CA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: More than 50%

Requisition ID: 6492


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 Urology – NeoTract is dedicated to developing innovative, minimally invasive and clinically effective devices that address unmet needs in the field of urology. As part of the Teleflex Interventional Urology business unit, NeoTract’s focus is on improving the standard of care for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) using the UroLift® System, a minimally invasive, permanent implant system that treats symptoms while preserving sexual function*1,2. The UroLift System is clinically proven to treat lower urinary tract symptoms due to BPH in men over the age of 45. The UroLift System lifts or holds the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way so it no longer blocks the urethra. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue. More than 175,000 men have been treated with the UroLift System in select markets worldwide.** Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives. 

 * No instances of new, sustained erectile or ejaculatory dysfunction in the FDA pivotal study.

** Management estimate based on product sales and average units per procedure

  1. Roehrborn, J Urology 2013 LIFT Study
  2. McVary, J Sex Med 2014

Indicated for the treatment of symptoms of an enlarged prostate up to 100cc in men 45 years or older. As with any medical procedure, individual results may vary. Most common side effects are temporary and include pain or burning with urination, blood in the urine, pelvic pain, urgent need to urinate and/or the inability to control the urge.1 Rare side effects, including bleeding and infection, may lead to a serious outcome and may require intervention. Speak with your doctor to determine if you may be a candidate.

Position Summary


The Clinical Affairs Specialist, Interventional Urology, will be responsible for providing clinical education to surgeons, OR staff, and sales representatives to achieve exceptional clinical outcomes for patients.  This role is an integral member of the Clinical Affairs team and will assist the Clinical Affairs Manager with management and coordination of resident training and education events, peer-to-peer support, and facilitating case coverage.  This position requires OR-based training experience, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to perform independently at high-levels in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Position is based remotely, in the Western US.

Principal Responsibilities

Resident Training and Education

•    Partner with Sr. Clinical Affairs Manager and Clinical Affairs Manager to manage and lead resident training activities
•    Coordinate with resident accounts to set up and lead education events – One or more educational events in assigned accounts per quarter
•    Partner with Urology Consultant, Urology Attending, and/or Resident Program Director at assigned resident programs to track resident training progress and ensure residents are following and completing resident training pathway 
•    Facilitate resident education activities to also include post-training cases and case support to maximize training experience
•    Partner with Sr. Clinical Affairs Manager to create new resident education  resources and expansion of Academic Programs
•    Deliver didactic content developed for resident educational events
•    Perform hands-on simulator, virtual, and anatomical model training
•    Host and coordinate resident webinars, Journal Club, and Grand Rounds (within resident program guidelines)
•    Create invitations for each resident education event to ensure streamlined communication about event to all involved parties
•    Collaborate with the Sales team to deliver a touch point for customers that enhance business relationships

Case Coverage

•    Cover initial cases as requested by new and tenured physicians, in various sites-of-service
•    May provide supplemental physician case trainings, including New Physician, Advanced Anatomy, Advanced Techniques, and Median Lobe

Additional Responsibilities

•    Provide additional support to Clinical Affairs Manager for peer-to-peer events (dinners, case days, office management), including hosting peer-to-peer meals, managing flow for the program, and determining if administrators or office staff are part of the program
•    Provide advanced training and technique education for physicians to advance physician confidence and independence
•    Partner with Field Trainers to manage and facilitate hands-on clinical training that assist with New Hire Training and other field-based activities 
•    Partner with cross-functional teams as an additional company touch point
•    Participate in clinical breakout sessions during company meetings
•    Present Professional Education and Clinical Urolift information
•    Contribute to our culture of being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, efficient, high-achieving, and fun!
•    Perform other duties as assigned

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelor’s degree in related field.
•    At least 3-5 years of professional training or OR-based experience
•    Strong interpersonal skills and experience training surgeons in an OR setting
•    Demonstrated clinical mastery related to surgical devices
•    Urology experience preferred.

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    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 employee to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters. 
•    Professional work ethic, strong organizational skills, and the ability to perform at high levels independently.
•    Ability to be on time and prepared for each case deployed
•    Must be mobile and willing to travel up to 80%, including overnight stays and possible international travel.
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
•    Strong relationship and consultative selling skills
•    Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
•    Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills
•    High attention for detail and excellent follow through
•    Pro-active; high-performance and results orientation
•    Ability to work as part of a team is essential to the role
•    Demonstrate effective time management skills and administrative capabilities
•    Ability to adapt and willingness to change
•    Personifies Teleflex Mission, Vision and Values
•    Perform all other duties as assigned


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: 262-439-1894.

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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