B. Braun

PT Clinical Educator (Block Nurse)

Job Locations US
Requisition ID
2020-17150
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical
Position Type
Remote
Shift
Varied
Site
Corporate/Sales/ B. Braun of Canada/ BIS/ CeGat

Overview

About B. Braun 

 

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

 

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary: 

Provide supplemental educational services to B.Braun customers, potential customers, and sales representatives based on the needs of the individual territories.  Functions as a Clinical Educator team member.  Functions as both a general Clinical Educator and utilizes knowledge and experience of peripheral nerve blocks and ultrasound to provide additional clinical support in this area.  The Clinical Educator reports to the Senior National Manager, Clinical Support and Services

 

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Provides education/training to our existing or potential customers on the use of B. Braun Medical’s products.
  • Works with Sales Representatives/CNC to advance the sales process and maximize customer satisfaction through in-service education and training programs (Mentoring Program), clinical and product trouble-shooting, and follow-up activities. Product focus revolves primarily around the Infusion Therapy and Introcan Safety product line but may include any of the product portfolio.
  • Functions as a clinical and product expert representing B. Braun Medical in the healthcare community.
  • Conducts and leads in-services and educational sessions relative to BBM products during evaluations, conversions and trouble-shooting
  • Serves as a product resource expert/mentor for other BBM educators while in accounts performing training/educational activities ----Works under the direction and supervision of the Clinical Nurse Consultant along with BBM Sales Representatives.

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
  • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.

 

Required:

  • 2-4 + years’ experience working as a block nurse, specifically with peripheral nerve blocks and post-surgical patients.
  • Experienced with ultrasound and ultrasound technology
  • Preferable areas of expertise include the following: Critical Care, IV Therapy, Hematology/Oncology, PACU, ER, PICU, and NICU.
  • BSN or graduate degree preferred.

 

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

 

Required:

  • Associate's or technical degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 02-04 years related experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Frequent business travel required
  • Valid driver's license and passpor
  • Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed
  • Valid RN license
  • Regular and predictable attendance

 

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.

 

 

B. 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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand
  • Frequently: Sit
  • Constantly: N/A

 

Activities:

  • Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking
  • Frequently: Finger feeling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
  • Constantly: N/A

 

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: N/A

 

Work Environment:

 

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.

  • Noise Intensity: Moderate
  • Occasionally: Other
  • Frequently: N/A
  • Constantly: Office environment

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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