Director, Clinical Affairs AEM (Remote)

Date: Feb 9, 2024

Location: Wayne, PA, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: Up to 50%

Requisition ID: 9728

 

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.

 

Anesthesia and Emergency Medicine - At Teleflex, we promote the use of advanced anesthesia and emergency medicine techniques to help improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. We equip clinicians with some of the most advanced medical devices on the market today, from our world-class brands including: 

  • LMA® and Rüsch® airway management devices designed to help reduce the risk of airway-related complications. 
  • Arrow pain management products designed to improve patients' post-operative pain experience. 
  • The Arrow® EZ-IO® System that helps address the time-critical challenge of emergency vascular access, and 
  • QuikClot® and QuickClot Control+® hemostatic devices, used by hospitals, EMS, and the military for hemorrhage control in a broad range of bleeding situations. 

Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers advanced medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients' lives. 

Position Summary

The Director position will manage all Clinical Affairs activities for the Anesthesia & Emergency Medicine (AEM) business unit and oversee the delivery of education and procedural training to internal and external customers to maximize clinical outcomes for patients.  This position will focus exclusively on targeted strategies to engage in ideation and conceptualization, demonstrate, train, in-service, and promote the safe and effective use of AEM product portfolio. This individual will lead the Clinical Affairs team for the Americas and serve as a consultative resource for OUS regions.  The Director, Clinical Affairs AEM will participate in the continual improvement of training programs through contributions to training materials for both internal and external customers.

Principal Responsibilities

•    Manage a team to support clinical education programs in North America, focused on the safe and effective use of Teleflex’s focus medical devices from the AEM business unit. 
o    Clinical content creation, validation & management
o    Clinical workshops
o    Product In-services
o    Society Meetings/Conferences
•    Participate in evaluation, development and refinement of training materials and programs in a creative, dependable, and flexible manner to achieve high-quality work-product.
•    Provide Off-label support for Teleflex products in accordance with Teleflex policy & local legal regulations.
•    Oversee Clinical Affairs team for all HCP interactions in accordance with the HCP Engagement Policy
•    Serve as part of the CMA clinical expert team on product applications and troubleshooting when interfacing with SBU Leadership and Teleflex team members.
•    Keep current with relevant medical literature, clinical initiatives/guidelines, relevant societal and international committees, and industry trends and communicate with other appropriate departments.
•    Takes on other roles and responsibilities that may be required in support of CMA Team.
•    Perform field clinical trouble-shooting on the Company’s products by working with clinicians as required & in collaboration with the QA/RA teams. 
•    Serve as a member of the SBU leadership team.
•    Direct all development of professional education and training for new product launches.
•    Assist the R&D department as needed in gaining user feedback & clinical expertise.
•    Takes on other roles and responsibilities that may be required in support of CMA Team.
•    In collaboration with manager, develop and maintain annual master need assessment, educational support plan, and CMA budget for AEM portfolio initiatives.
•    Manage Medical Education Grants for the SBU
•    Adhere to and ensure the compliance of Teleflex Medical’s Code of Conduct, all Company policies, rules, procedures, and housekeeping standards.
 

Education / Experience Requirements

•    Bachelors’ Degree required, preferably in clinical, health sciences.  Acceptable credentials include RN/BSN, APRN, PA, RT.
•    Possess minimum eight years’ experience in the medical device field; and/or clinical practice, Anesthesia, Trauma, and/or Emergency Medicine experience preferred.
•    Three years personnel management experience
 

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

•    Work collaboratively across multiple levels of the organization and lead influentially, must have exceptional judgment, integrity, and ethics. 
•    Work independently, yet engage in collaborative decision making, to complete tasks in a timely fashion, and function in a rapid-paced environment. 
•    Excellent analytical and communication skills; written, verbal and presentation.
•    Professional work ethic, strong organizational skills, and ability to operate independently.
•    Ability to analyze, interpret, and summarize clinical data critically.
•    Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
•    Ability to network and partner with customers and thought leaders.
•    Must have the ability to gain customer feedback, uncover business opportunities and pair customer's unmet needs with available internal resources.
•    Computer functions/applications as related to laptop use, and remote access of data; with expertise in utilizing such programs as Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
•    Responsible for performing all duties in compliance with FDA’s Quality System Regulation (QSR), ISO13485, the Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and all other international regulatory requirements with which Teleflex complies.
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills are imperative.
•    Strong time management and organizationnl skills
•    Established track record of building and leading a team
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The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $163,000- $210,000  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 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.