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Technical Skills Trainer

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The Organisation: This organisation is a high-growth medtech company. It is developing a next generation robotic system for universal keyhole surgery with a vision to make minimal access surgery available to all, improving patient outcomes and delivering value for healthcare providers. 

The Position: They are continuing to grow their clinical education team and are looking for experienced trainers with a background in surgery. Based from their office in Cambridge you will travel to customer sites. 

Why Should You Apply?

  • You will be joining an organisation which plans to make a difference for millions of patients undergoing surgery every year. 
  • You will be working with cutting edge technology.
  • As a rapidly growing company their will be excellent career development opportunities. 
  • You will be part of a friendly team-focused company. 

Basic salary:  Negotiable

Area working: Based within commuting distance for Cambridge with travel to customer sites.

Products: Next generation robotic system for keyhole surgery  

Your experience:

You’ll need to be enthusiastic about clinical education and how it can drive up the effectiveness of robotic or other technology deployments. You’ll enjoy working as part of a cross-functional team, interacting with clinicians, engineers, medical professionals, and business partners and ideally have some, or all the following:

  • A minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience working either as an industry representative or healthcare professional in an operating room environment.
  • Appreciation of best clinical practice and the challenges of working in surgery.
  • Knowledge of surgical environment, terminology, common surgical procedures, ideally minimally invasive procedures.
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry and trends.
  • Ability to build relationships with key customers and opinion leaders.
  • Clear and concise writing and presentation style, particularly when describing technical content.
  • Comfortable working with highly technical material, and strong ability to present the complex in clear, simple terms.
  • Experience in curriculum design/training facilitation and/or Instructional design is preferred.
  • Ability to contribute to a team environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work independently, and use MS Office applications.
  • Ability to research, gather, digest and summarise technical matter (both clinical and technical).

While ultimately you may spend much of your time deployed to hospitals or learning centres, you should be prepared to spend the majority of your time at their Cambridge, UK headquarters for at least the first 3 months of your time with the organisation. 

There may be extensive global travel and you must be flexible in your work hours to accommodate weekend training events.

The role:

You will be an integral part of the Clinical Education team and will liaise with fellow trainers and other team members in the co-ordination and success of ‘hands-on’ residential courses. In addition, you will play a crucial role in establishing an internal training programme for the training and education of new company employees.

As a key member of the multi-disciplinary, world class medical device company, your responsibilities will include:

  • Training development & delivery: Delivering both residential customer training programmes and internal system training.  Supporting the development of training materials and content. Supporting our work with surgical societies to support the safe and effective adoption of robotic assisted minimal access surgery. Evaluation of and partnering with training centres.

  • Product Demonstrations: Leading product demonstrations on all products, offering product support to sales representatives where needed.

  • Technology: Understanding of new and existing technology platforms and utilise them appropriately to effectively engage multiple stakeholders and reinforce key learning concepts.

  • Market and Industry Knowledge: Understanding and applying market, competitor, and health care compliance knowledge. Understand the external marketplace including competitive offerings, changing stakeholders, and using this to help shape the delivery of training programmes.

  • Case Support: Assisting with the adoption of the system in a clinical environment and identifying the need for further training.