Clinical Development Specialist (Cardiovascular) - Seattle / Issaquah, WA

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.
Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us. 


Cardiovascular - CV

The Clinical Development Specialist is a registered diagnostic sonographer working as an internal clinical expert with the knowledge to represent end to end user needs of the target customer for all Cardiovascular Applications

The Clinical Development Specialist provides clinical support to product development teams in all areas of product definition/specifications, product development, and product evaluations. 
The Clinical Development Specialist is also a resource for Product Management and outbound Clinical Marketing Teams. 

Key Responsibilities: 
Partners with Ultrasound Engineering (UE) in the development and optimization of transducers and clinical exams to meet the customer needs
Responsible for creating and/or having input to specific documentation such as Clinical Requirements, Product Requirements, and Product Specifications as requested
Responsible for benchmarking and understanding the competitive systems relative performance
Responsible for managing external clinical evaluations and clinical sites
Experience with Internal Review Board (IRB) guidelines is desired
Responsible and accountable for ensuring the User Manual is aligned with the User Interface of the System
Provide Clinical / Technical / Educational support to internal / external customers as needed. 
Support Outbound Marketing with product positioning as needed
Business writing skills necessary

Knowledge/Experience 

Must have at least (7) seven years of experience in diagnostic ultrasound and current ARDMS (RDCS) registry required. 
Multiple Registries (ARDMS) is desired but not necessary 
Pediatric ultrasound experience is desired 
Experience working in product development is highly desired
Must have strong clinical skills and an eye for image resolution 
Must have inherent critical thinking capabilities
Excellent organizational and time management skills 
Self-motivated with ability to work with minimal supervision 
Ability to understand both the clinical and business needs of the customer and Siemens Healthineers respectively. 
Ability to translate customer needs into clear product requirements for R&D is a must 
Ability to work effectively in a team environment


Education & Experience

BS/BA in related discipline
Current ARDMS or equivalent credentials in relevant field(s) (RDCS, RVT)
Must have clinical experience in Cardiovascular Applications
Prior experience in field applications or other commercial ultrasound experience highly desired
Requires industry /commercial experience of at least 5 years as well as 7 years of experience in clinical diagnostic setting

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers. 

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about. 

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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