Job Title : Education / Training Specialist
Location : Sunnyvale
Duration : 1+ year (Contract To Hire)
Primary Function of Position:
l The Clinical Education Specialist is primarily responsible for the presentation of clinical and product information during training programs to improve the knowledge and skills of the sales force.
l The Clinical Education Specialist will also assist the Clinical and Product Education Managers with creating content to address the short and long term education needs of the field.
Roles & Responsibilities:
l Develop and deliver clinical presentations/activities during sales training programs
l Train and qualify Sales Training presenters on clinical presentations
l Work with Education Managers to develop new learning content and evaluations as well as improve upon existing training activities
l Act as a as a clinical subject matter expert for Instructional Designers
l Support current procedure advancement alongside engineering and marketing teams.
l Looking for someone with a blend of content creation and presentation skillso Content creation-basic PowerPoint and MS word skills.
l Soft Skills: heavy cross functional collaboration, will be interacting with all different groups in the companies
l Must be good at receiving feedback and interacting with various groups.
l Learning curve is very steep but there is a long time to ramp up.
l Wants someone who wants to be an educator long term.
l Lots of the material is being developed for Salespeople.
l Ideal is someone who has had clinical experience and is very smart.
l Someone who is good at putting together presentations is important.
l Wants someone who wants to make a career out of this.
l This person will be responsible for training and content development.
Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
l Background Clinical or Health Science degree preferred
l Marketing degree acceptable
l College degree required
l 1-3 years’ experience in biotech or medical device organization preferred
Experience with adult learning and education:
l Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical disease states, surgical applications
l Looking for someone with a blend of content creation and presentation skills
l Excellent oral and written communication skills
l Proficiency with MS Office applications including: MS Word, Power-Point, Excel
l Experienced multi-tasker; ability to manage multiple projects and successfully meet deadlines
l Must be able to complete 4-5 week internal training course on product functions and applications
l Clinical Content-experience dealing with anything clinical is a strong plus.