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EU Clinical Trainer

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DE

Abiomed, an innovative medical device company, is focused on recovering hearts and saving lives.   We have a single guiding mission:  “Patients First.”   With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, offices in Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical technology companies in the world.  Abiomed attracts and retains exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development. 

 

 

 

The Clinical Trainer Europe will focus on the design, planning, and monitoring of the training programs for our field team, distributors and customers.  With a focus on Germany - but not exclusive - The CT will be the certifying authority for field team personnel who have completed the training regiment under the direction of the Director Training Operations Europe depending on the regional structure.  The Position Holder will ensure continued adherence to clinical best practices and periodically train the field team on new technologies and practice standards, and maintain the clinical certification status.

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead in evaluating the field based patient support team in the training and competency requirements for Abiomed employees who “support cases” and train customers.
  • The CT will be the sole administrator of the final certification exam to field team members recommended to sit for the exam.
  • Provide course correction opportunities (as the case may be) identified at the certifying exam
  • Auditing and assessing the field training as well as customer training
  • Contribute to the design and improvement of the training and certification programs
  • Participate in HQ based training programs such as AbioCare week and other onboarding activities as required as well as customer activities
  • Serve as a subject matter expert as related to simulation technology at trade shows and corporate events

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Successfully completed apprenticeship as a nurse, male nurse or physician with specialized training in heart surgery or internal medicine/intensive care or anesthesial/intensive care and/or other clinical discipline
  • You have a passion for Training & Education and relevant experience in that area
  • Strong communication skills and the ability for teamwork to present products and therapy and discuss these in an academic environment 
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. 
  • You are business-fluent in German and in English 
  • Readiness for flexible working hours and intensive traveling (about 50%)

 

 

ABIOMED is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or national origin.