BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum.
This position functions as a BD PAS Clinical Consultant focusing primarily on providing field based preanalytical clinical consulting service support to Clinical Laboratories, Nursing, Phlebotomy, ED, ICU as well as other inpatient and outpatient healthcare institutions utilizing BD PAS blood and urine collection tubes. Provides product and preanalytical process field support involving blood and urine collection tube validation, implementation of best practices, products and services, reducing clinical laboratory errors, increasing preanalytical operational efficiency, and reducing costs. Post market studies, KOL collaboration, evidence generation, scientific presentations and publications are key aspects of the role.
Candidates will be expected to help drive the PAS US Regional Clinical Strategy for Medical Affairs, Sales and Marketing utilizing academic credentials, clinical knowledge, and scientific expertise to collaborate with healthcare providers, academic researchers, and scientific organizations. These relationships ensure that key opinion leaders and organizations have access to relevant scientific information, and also that insights gathered externally will be communicated to key cross-functional partners internally. The Clinical Laboratory Specialist should have an in-depth understanding of Laboratory Medicine, preanalytical process, LEAN, clinical laboratory compliance and guidelines, post market clinical trials and the current/future landscape.
Provide direct support to customers for blood and urine collection tube validation studies. Collaborate with PIs on developing study designs and protocols, be familiar with blood urine collection and testing randomization schedules, data review of serum and plasma chemistry results, data analysis and statistical methods. Report write up, deliver presentations and recommendations.
Fosters a continually evolving partnership between BD PAS and our valued customer in a clinical advisory capacity
Engage with key department leaders within the account; identifying critical area for improvement
Drives clear project goals and expectations in order to achieve process efficiency and department effectiveness goals
Proactively ensures optimal product utilization, resulting in improved patient and healthcare worker safety
Facilitates project process using best practices and financial analysis in order to achieve improved specimen quality, reduced turnaround time, sharps and needle stick prevention, and BD product standardization
Interviews stockholders, observe process owners in support of process improvement recommendations
Leads and partners in change management activities associated with process improvement recommendations
Engages leadership and stakeholders to obtain support and buy into process recommendations
Delivers presentations and reports to various audiences: Nursing, Laboratory, Infection Prevention, Supply Chain, Senior Hospital management and scientific conferences
Collaborate with clinical laboratories in order to perform post market clinical trials for PAS focus products. Responsible for: protocol design and review, data analysis, report writing, publications and presentations.
Establish and maintain credible peer-to-peer scientific relationships with national/regional key opinion leaders (KOLs) and customers.
Implement strategic, scientific, and educational initiatives to achieve medical and commercial objectives.
Serve as the primary resource for clinical and scientific information to external Health Care Professionals (HCPs) for key BD PAS product areas (Blood, Urine and Sharps Safety).
Customize education and training programs to improve patient outcomes and increase understanding of preanalytical errors, improved specimen workflow and cost containment.
Work with BD PAS Medical Affairs, Sales Consultants and Marketing to execute objectives.
Interact with various customer segments via one-on-one interactions, small group discussions, PAS Scientific Advisory Boards, and educational symposium presentations.
Attend and/or present assigned scientific and medical congresses to capture information relevant to the organization’s scientific platforms, and report this information to internal stakeholders.
Assist in facilitating KOL involvement in national, regional, and local educational forums including advisory boards, investigator meetings, educational symposia, and sponsored promotional programs.
Assist in the identification of investigators and sites for company-sponsored clinical trials. Maintain a thorough and detailed working knowledge of the organization and its products, current scientific research, and publications.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
BS in Biological Sciences field or BS RN with 3-5 years of clinical chemistry experience OR Business degree with 8-10 years of clinical laboratory experience required.
Medical Technologist highly preferred.
Infection Control Practitioner preferred.
MD or PhD (biological sciences) favorable.
Post graduate business experience with 3-5 years
3-5 years clinical laboratory validation experience, correlations studies, quality and regulatory experience.
3-5 years of work experience in the medical device industry is also acceptable.
Knowledge of excel and statistical programs.
Experience in Laboratory Medicine/Clinical Pathology required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Travel: 75% travel, including overnight stays (CA, WA, OR, AZ, NM, NV) - Candidate must reside in one of the states listed
Demonstrates ability to present approved scientific data to HCPs in both group and individual settings.
Ability to interpret complicated clinical data.
Utilization of effective communication to adjust for multiple communication styles.
Ability to identify unmet medical, educational, and research needs within the medical community.
Knowledge of the US Healthcare System and the medical device industry, including relevant regulations (FDA), and ethical standards which apply to interactions with HCPs, payers, and industry representatives.
Knowledge of clinical trial design and process.
Understands the US healthcare system, medical practice, and clinical decision making in regards to laboratory Medicine.
Demonstrates ability to develop trust and integrity with peers, and others within the US and Worldwide BD Medical Affairs and Commercial organizations.
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please apply online at: