+ The TMTT Echosonographer will provide expertise in cardiac echosonography to internal and external stakeholders and will support pre, intra, and post-procedural echo. The candidate will join a fast-paced, dynamic team within Edwards’ Lifesciences and the individual will play a pivotal role in the implementation of new therapies.
**Major Job Functions:**
+ Intraprocedural echocardiographic guidance using trans-esophageal echo (TEE) and/or trans-thoracic echo (TTE) (and/or with intra-cardiac Eeho (ICE)) during TMTT procedures, &/or surface epicardial echo)
+ Evaluation of pre- and post-procedural valvular regurgitation and pressure gradients to evaluate procedural outcome
+ Education of internal and external stakeholders on mitral- and tricuspid echo evaluation and screening for TMTT procedures as well as intra-procedural echo guidance.
+ Evaluation of echocardiographic imaging (2D, 3D, Doppler, M-Mode, etc.) for the purposes of patient selection, screening
+ Assist in the development and continuous improvement of echo training materials and training tools, based on clinical experience.
+ Educate and train physicians and hospital personnel on technical aspects of the TMTT products and procedures from an echo perspective and/or coordinating one-on-one ad hoc training sessions and in-service structured education programs.
+ Throughout clinical investigations, provide physicians and other staff with ongoing support to ensure continuity of education and technical support
+ An effective candidate must have hands-on skills with the proven ability to apply technical knowledge and judgment to complex anatomical implant procedures. Technical proficiency specific to echocardiography and interventional cardiology is required.
+ Proficient in operating echocardiographic equipment (TEE, TTE, ICE) and analyzing echocardiographic images
+ Strong aptitude for cardiac anatomy and physiology.
+ Experience working in cardiac cath lab and/or operation room
+ Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary – this position will require close collaboration with internal as external physician partners
+ Computer proficiency, especially MS Word, MS Excel, & MS PowerPoint is preferred
+ Must be proactive and creative in identifying and solving problems.
+ Requires a high-energy individual who has excellent teamwork and communication skills
+ Enjoys working in a changing, fast paced environment
+ Strong time and territory management skills.
+ Ability to exercise independent judgment and problem-solving.
+ Up to 80% travel (primarily in EU)
+ Language skills: Fluent English, second language an advantage due to European role.
+ Experience in Cardiac Computed Tomography would be a plus.
+ Experience in clinical trial operations a plus.
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world’s leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 10,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan – it’s our life’s work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life. Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
Title: Clinical Specialist (TMTT Austria)
Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa, Canada (EMEAC)-Austria
Job Number: 015736