Senior Clinical Education Specialist, CardioMEMS - Louisiana

in Baton Rouge, LA

Senior Clinical Education Specialist, CardioMEMS - Louisiana Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Baton Rouge, LA, US

  • Job Category

    Customer & Technical Support

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 25 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

Heart Failure

Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott’s Heart Failure division, we’re advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in electrophysiology and heart failure, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

Our location in Louisiana currently has an opportunity for a Heart Failure Therapy Specialist-CMEMS.  This territory will cover the state of Louisiana as well as Mississippi.

Job Description

The Heart Failure Therapy Specialist provides technical, clinical, educational and sales support to ensure safe adoption and growth of the Abbott Heart Failure technologies. The Heart Failure Therapy Specialist works closely with implanting teams and the broader Heart Failure organization to drive procedural and practice success.


  • Provide clinical expertise for current Heart Failure and targeted centers. Provide technical support in accordance with the instructions for use/trial protocol, and best-practices to facilitate procedural consistency and best clinical outcomes.
  • Provide support for site performance and facilitates safe growth. Assist in education and training activities with physicians, support staff and Abbott personnel. Stays abreast of and communicates clinical data regarding Heart Failure products.
  • Collaborate and strategize with territory team in achieving sales targets and implementing business plans.
  • Supports and develops strategic implanting centers and educating healthcare providers on indications for Heart Failure portfolio products.
  • Therapy expert on Heart Failure product portfolio, hospital electronics system, device implantation, technology, patient indications, patient selection, reimbursement, and programming.
  • Implement Heart Failure quarterly plan to achieve territory plan.
  • Educates physicians, nurses, educators, and other health care providers on the indications and selection of patients that are candidates for Heart Failure therapy.
  • Provide product and therapy technical support and service, including consultation at staff in-services and physician seminars.
  • Coordinate/deliver/implement programs and resources at the local level to facilitate market expansion and Heart Failure therapy access.
  • Provide market intelligence for fine-tuning of therapy training and expansion plans.
  • Oversee local education and training activities including coordination and set up procedure simulators, facilitation of simulated Heart Failure procedures and procedural troubleshooting, and coordination and facilitation of staff in-services to include pre/peri/post Heart Failure procedures. Develops and maintains comprehensive clinical and technical product knowledge. Understands current published Heart Failure and relevant literature. Recognizes and understands competitive products, industry trends, and Heart Failure portfolio.
  • Liaison with marketing for technology improvements and next generation needs. Complete administrative reporting as assigned.
  • Exercises judgment in planning and organizing work; monitors performance and reports status.
  • Uses best business practices to ensure success and cost effectiveness in areas of responsibility.
  • Ensures employee compliance with Abbott policies and practices.



·Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical field (RN, BSN, PA, NP) or equivalent/related experience

·3-5 years clinical Heart Failure experience or equivalent

· A comprehensive ability to analyze and evaluate technologically complex devices

· Ability to work with others effectively

·Ability to prepare and present effectively written and verbal communications.

· Thorough familiarity with medical device industry policies, operations and procedures.

· Documented record of delivering strategic marketing information

· Expert verbal and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

· Demonstrated working knowledge of frequently used personal computer programs and applications, such as, Microsoft Office.


· Professional training/education certification or designation.

· Previous sales experience and/or demonstrated business acumen

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • sales
  • technical support
  • team collaboration
  • market intelligence
  • marketing collaboration
  • product knowledge development
  • literature comprehension
  • strategic marketing
  • troubleshooting
  • policy compliance enforcement


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Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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