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Advanced Surgical Consultant

Date:  Feb 1, 2023


Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Woburn, MA, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 2,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery

Abiomed, a rapidly growing medical device company, is looking for a driven and results oriented Surgical Sales “Heart Team” Specialist. We are growing both our focus and device line-up in order to support Cardiac Surgeons and Heart Failure Cardiologist across the US. With our continued success, we are looking to expand our commercial team. You will work closely with our Surgical Account Managers and Cardiology Sales and clinical team who will be responsible for driving growth across the 26 US regions. Through our Impella® product portfolio you will enable physicians and staff to recover hearts and save patients’ lives.


Role & Responsibilities

Advanced Surgical Consultant will:

  • Train, educate and support combined CT/ Heart Failure programs on the proper use of the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist.
  • Full customer immersion (ie. Input on patient selection and subsequent surgical support) within 5.5 sites to ensure optimal patient outcomes
  • Train, educate and provide support in conjunction with the Medical Office and Engineering team to support EFS/PMA efforts and full commercialization of the BTR pump and future Surgical and Heart Failure focused technologies
  • Device expertise and support on Impella 5.0/ LD in order to assist with the adoption of the full portfolio beyond 5.5 commercial launch responsibilities
  • Clinical and technical expertise and support of Breethe Oxy-1 to assist with device integration and support of system adaptation into applications beyond the initial commercial launch.
  • Participate when able with launch, training, and education of combined Surgical/ Heart Failure programs on the proper use of the Breethe Oxy-1 system with the Breethe Clinical Team
  • Internal collaboration with the Commercial Team, Training Team, Engineering Team, Marketing, Professional Education, Clinical, as well as with R&D
  • Maintain contact with all customers to evaluate clinical and educational needs
  • Performs device training on full Impella Surgical Device line-up
  • Be a functional expert and provide advanced acumen on the durable, acute, and hemodynamic medical device landscape and best practices in the management of those devices.
  • Cultivates close relationship with strategic business partners and key opinion leaders
  • Input to management on any and all situations affecting clinical results and sales
  • Call point(s): Cardiac Surgeons, Heart Failure Cardiologists, OR teams, Intensivists, Perfusionists, and ICU/ Step Down Unit teams
  • Staff major conferences: HFSA, AHA, STS, AATS, and ISHLT
  • Staff Advanced Surgical Courses and local heart failure and surgical symposiums



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience of clinical support within Cardiac Surgery (licensed Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Surgical Physician’s Assistant, Perfusionist) for the CT service line
  • Medical device/ Industry experience preferred
  • Confidence, expertise and familiarity of cardiac surgery and OR protocol is required
  • Experience and willingness to travel/ cover multiple geographies
  • Direct patient support experience required
  • Ability to drive patient outcomes required
  • Ability to travel 50%-75% overnight required
  • Conduct duties and responsibilities in accordance with all state and federal laws and regulations governing the medical device industry required



Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. Abiomed maintains a drug-free workplace.