The Job Responsibilities

The Clinical Support and Trials Manager-Stimit Endeavor will be an integral member of the Stimit team that creates a new therapy to improve the treatment of critical care patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. Execution of clinical studies, and development of pre-sales support for new product introductions within Draeger’s medical device portfolio, starting with Respiratory Care. This role will be responsible for all facets of clinical acceptance studies, competitive assessment, internal and external training, clinical content for marketing assets, and reference site/key opinion leader development.

This is a unique hands-on role, with equal emphasis on both clinical/technical marketing, as well as operational marketing (products, programs, partnerships).  As product development and market acceptance matures, the clinical development manager will oversee all facets of the product life cycle. This individual will interface with departments across Draeger on global and regional levels, as well as with third party companies, in concert with the Business Development Manager-Stimit Endeavor.

Principal Accountabilities:

Itemize the separate duties, responsibilities, and expected outcomes of the job.  Fully detail each major task or responsibility necessary to effectively perform the job function.  The responsibilities are ranked from those with the most crucial deliverables to those which are more routine.  The number of tasks or responsibilities listed should not exceed eight.

  • In tandem with a CRO, responsible for training, supervising, and monitoring clinical trial centers a new therapy device to prevent diaphragm atrophy and dysfunction in mechanically ventilated patients.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members and customers (ie: Respiratory Therapists, Physicians, Registered Nurses, etc.) to execute the clinical trial and contribute to its success leading to market clearance. This includes understanding of the ICU environment, use of mechanical ventilators, and workflows in critical care units.
  • Contribute to further develop clinical evidence, therapy protocols, and training materials for new/emerging stimulation therapy. Collaborate with the Stimit Clinical Team and business development manager to create recurrent use and maintain attractiveness of new therapy, including access data, content, asset and proof point development to secure technology advancement.
  • Build and maintain close and strong relationships with caregivers in the clinical trial centers and help establish new therapy with a simplified learning curve to enable maximal patient benefit while securing minimal risk. Develop reference sites and key opinion leaders to drive clinical acceptance, create peer-reviewed articles, and development of best-practices.
  • Nurture clinical customer relationships that are sources of product and market innovation in phrenic nerve/diaphragmatic stimulation. Create and leverage training materials and programs to support new therapy to prevent diaphragm atrophy and dysfunction.   
  • Ensure collaboration with Respiratory Device, HCA and Service counterparts.
  • Performs other duties as needed and assigned.

Your Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care or Nursing or equivalent. Master’s preferred.

Related Experience:

Eight years of related work experience.  Must have experience as:

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Study Nursing (formal training or several years of experience)
  • Clinical experience in major critical care unit, and profound expertise in mechanical ventilation and acute lung failure therapies.

Preferred:

  • Experience in a CRO
  • Structured thinking, problem solving skills and intellectual curiosity
  • Extensive experience in critical care environment.
  • Experience in research, collaboration with CRO

Special Competencies:

  • Interest in to take deep dive into scientific, clinical and business aspects of project management. Possess a high degree of intellectual curiosity and structured critical thinking.
  • Ability to execute and reliability follow through complex projects to product tangible results.
  • Self-starter mentality with high level of motivation and willingness to take initiative, ability to communicate complex concepts to team, senior leadership, and customers.
  • Team spirit and interpersonal capabilities to effectively execute and deliver high quality output through strong presentation and communication skills and the ability to interface with senior executives

The Dräger Workplace

In North America, Draeger employees over 1,400 employees working in our major sites in the United States and Canada (in the US:  Andover, MA; Telford, PA; Houston / Coppell, TX, and in Canada:  Mississauga, ON), including our Sales and Service workforce employees from coast to coast.

Our US headquarters located north of Philadelphia in Telford, Pennsylvania is our US manufacturing site for our Neonatal product line supplying many global customers as well as production support for Draeger’s Safety products. This location also serves as the key site for essential US functions which includes Medical Sales and Service Management, Medical Marketing, Legal, Compliance, Regulatory, Quality and Finance.

Due to the nature of this position, qualified candidates will be required to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.  Proof of vaccination will be required as part of the onboarding process. You may be required to carry your vaccination card when on-site at client customers.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran

Who we are

Draeger is a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology. Whether in clinical applications, in industry, mining or emergency services: Draeger products protect, support and save lives. That's what our more than 15,000 employees have been striving for - every day for more than 130 years.  Dräger - Technology for Life ®

What we offer

  1. Additional/Voluntary Insurance
  2. Education & Training
  3. Health center and gym
  4. Health Insurance
  5. Retirement Savings
  6. Special Assistance
  7. Time Away
  8. Workplace Wellness

Additional/Voluntary Insurance; Education & Training; Health center and gym; Health Insurance; Retirement Savings; Special Assistance; Time Away; Workplace Wellness

Interested?

Please apply directly through our career portal.
We look forward to receiving your application.

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