B. Braun

  • Clinical Educator

    Job Locations US-KY
    Requisition ID
    2018-13705
    Company
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Clinical
    Position Type
    Remote
    Shift
    8am - 5pm
    Site
    Corporate/Sales/ B. Braun of Canada/ BIS/ CeGat
  • Overview

    With a nationwide sales team and several manufacturing locations, B. Braun Medical has become a leading full-line supplier of healthcare products and services in the U.S. The company is committed to delivering innovative products and services with unmatched quality, superior technology, and cost-effectiveness, while maintaining environmental responsibility. Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. B. Braun employs over 4,500 people in the USA. B. Braun Medical Inc. began its operations in the USA in 1957. Initially, the company manufactured and sold disposable plastic syringes. During the 1980s and early 1990s, the company undertook several expansions and enlarged its product line of disposable medical devices. With the acquisition of McGaw, Inc. in 1997, including Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), B. Braun dramatically broadened its product lines and services to U.S. customers.

     

    U.S. Facilities and Operations:

     

    Supporting product sales are a network of nationwide marketing and manufacturing locations. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is home to the U.S. Corporate Headquarters along with the marketing offices of the Hospital, Outpatient Markets (OPM), Renal Therapies, Vascular Interventional, International, and OEM Divisions. Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc.(CAPS®) is also managed from this location. The nearby Allentown, Pennsylvania, facility manufactures Needle-free products, IV Safety Catheters, Anesthesia Systems, Introducers, Pharmacy Admixture products. Vascular products including Right Heart Catheters and Interventional Accessories are also manufactured in Allentown. The Irvine, California facility produces IV Solutions, Basic and Specialty Nutrition, Drug Delivery, and BTC products. Infusion Pump Systems are manufactured in Carrollton, Texas and IV administration and IV and Irrigation sets are produced in the Dominican Republic.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    The Clinical Educator (CE) is committed to providing medical product related education, hands-on training, and follow up product support to our existing and/or potential customers on the use of B. Braun Medical vascular access and IV/Infusion therapy related products. The CE reports directly to the National Manager, Clinical Support and Services, and collaborates with Clinical Zone Managers, Clinical Nurse Consultants, Clinical Administration, and Sales Team members to advance the sales process while maximizing customer experience and satisfaction. The primary role of the CE is to support B. Braun Medical’s infusion pump and vascular access product lines.

    Responsibilities: Essential Duties

    • Serves as a product resource expert and mentor to newly hired and existing BBM educators.
    • Primarily conducts and leads in-service education and follow up trouble-shooting guidance during BBM product conversions.
    • Assists B. Braun Team members with tasked implementation duties/responsibilities either before, during, or post implementations.
    • Responsible for maintaining work calendar and commitments, while making all travel arrangements for projects within company guidelines.
    • Provides a detailed daily account update on progress of conversion and monthly account activities to Zone Manager and/or National Clinical Manager.
    • Effectively delivers instructional information to customer healthcare professionals on the use of B. Braun clinically supported products to include features and benefits and functionality.

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

    • Ability to work effectively with others, possessing professionalism, tact, discretion, and diplomacy.
    • Ability to effectively utilize both written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient, hospital, and corporate related information.
    • Willingness to support and adhere to corporate guidelines and policies.
    • Strong presentation skills and communication skills.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with computer skills, presentation skills, and communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Ability to exercise competent critical thinking and decision making skills.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

    Qualifications

    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

    Required:

    • Minimum of Associate degree in Nursing or related medical field
    • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a clinical care setting with background in vascular access and IV/Infusion therapy. Alternate clinical education/clinical experience may be considered (E.g. Paramedic with 3-5 years clinical experience).
    • A current state issued clinical license in good standing
    • Annual renewal of clinical license in good standing required.
    • The CE position requires extensive travel, that is consistently variable between local, regional and national. Airline travel is often required.
    • Overnight and extended stays are also a requirement. Expected over night travel of up to 90%.
    • Must have a willingness to work all shifts to include (Day Shift/Night Shift/Split Shift/Weekend Shift).
    • Valid drivers license.
    • Valid passport for international travel may be necessary.

    Desired:

    • Bachelors degree or greater preferred.
    • Experience in the Medical Device industry, sales, and/or education with a high degree of customer engagement experience is highly desirable
    • Preferable areas of expertise include the following: Critical Care, IV Therapy, Hematology/Oncology, PACU, ER, PICU, and NICU.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

     

    Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com 

    Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

    Other

    Responsibilities: Other Duties:

    • May be assigned other duties as directed.

    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment:

    • The CE functions primarily in a typical hospital environment, but may be assigned to other areas as directed.

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

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