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.
The Specialist, Postmarket Surveillance is responsible for assisting the Manager, Postmarket Surveillance in oversight and administration of the B. Braun Post-Market Surveillance System. They monitor and analyze all aspects of post-market data to identify potential health and safety risks, opportunities for product quality improvement, and ensure that all applicable regulatory and industry standards for complaint management and regulatory reporting are met. They work collaboratively across all departments and manufacturing sites to ensure that B. Braun maintains a position as a premiere provider of quality healthcare products to the markets we serve. A strong clinical or risk management background is desired.
Responsibilities: Essential Duties
Education and Professional Knowledge:
Bachelor's degree required.
04-06 years related experience required.
Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
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.
Supervision Given and Received:
Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, and/or reviewing the work of other peers.
Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems.
Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.
Occasional business travel required
Physical Requirement and Work Environment:
Attendance Requirement Regular and predictable attendance
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties 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:
Moderate work - Exerting up to 40 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 lbs force constantly to move objects
Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:
Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull
Frequently: Stand, Sit
Constantly: Visual Acuity with or without corrective lenses
Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders
Frequently: Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Sitting , Standing, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
Constantly: Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral
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: Low
Occasionally: Production/manufacturing environment
Constantly: Office environment
Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled