Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents.
We currently have an opportunity for a Medical Education Manager - Endovascular. The Medical Education Manager champions issues that provide major implications for the company and may lead to accomplishing long-range objectives. Provides broad, technical advice. Mentors employees by sharing clinical and technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance. Acts as an advisor to management on specialized business projects (managerial, technical, leadership, clinical, training). Acts as a mentor to key staff members. Has demonstrated leadership and management qualities. Actively participates in comprehensive development of plans including an outline of duties and project assignments. Demonstrates independence by prioritizing and completing assignments. Determines emerging trends and unmet educational or training needs provides information across functional boundaries in areas of expertise. Responsible for the development and strategic planning of specific medical education & training plans and activities for specific therapies, products, and projects. Activities may include tactics, tools, logistics, curricula development, model or technical development, basic messaging and targeting. Develops training plans, curricula, and materials to facilitate product or therapy training. Oversees market research, monitors competitive training plans and activity, and identifies unmet customer needs. Leads cross-functional teams/groups with little supervision, to develop new training programs or enhance existing programs(s) or product training activities. Coaches others on specific programs and/or projects. This is a field based position that can be located anywhere in the US that is convenient to a major airport.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Coordinate and execute all Endovascular MedEd programs. Programs to include but not limited to: EndoMasters (live and virtual), EndoFellows, CAS Fundamentals (live and virtual), regional virtual Med Ed programs, Endo proctoring (live and virtual), National AEN MD calls and any additional unmet training need to be determined.
Plan, Coordinate, and execute trade show, society sponsored training & hands-on workshop activities for major symposia and conferences (Endovascular)
Formulate strategy, curricula, agenda, and manage program offerings for Fellows Education program for Endovascular Business Unit
Collaborate and Partner with key stakeholders (Marketing, Legal Regulatory, OEC, Regulatory Compliance, Sales Training, Marcom, MKTG Tradeshows, etc. when developing Medical Education programs as needed (ie: content/presentations, curricula, program outlines)
Help ensure programs receive proper compliance review and approval, ensure content/presentations are routed/approved, establish clear plan of action for training projects (who is owning which aspect of the project, drive to deadlines)
Provide Management support for in-house logistics team
Project Manage and support special projects when called upon (Internal Meetings, Training model development, VR simulation development, etc.)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience (4-6 years minimum) 3 to 5 years of clinical and/or training experience in Cardiovascular and/or Endovascular Therapy area preferred or equivalent sales and/or marketing experience.
Ability to apply the fundamental concepts and practices to conduct needs assessment and design training programs
Understanding and expertise in the technical aspects and application of current and new products in Cardiac and Endovascular Therapy area
Affinity for educating others
Demonstrated ability to simplify and explain complex topics effectively and experience developing others
Excellent computer and software skills (experience with Microsoft Office or Adobe Creative Cloud required) in graphics, word-processing, databases, authoring programs, etc., to develop presentation materials
Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
Excellent technical aptitude
Ingenuity and willingness to develop creative solutions to complex problems within defined constraints
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
Ability to travel approximately >50 %
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.