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The Equipment Applications Specialist, Lasers is a professional position whose primary objective is to provide a high level of education and technical support for Bausch + Lomb laser surgery products. This highly trained specialist plays a leading role within a support organization that is critical to the growth of the company’s surgical business worldwide. Ideal candidates would reside near a major hub city for travel such as Chicago, Phoenix, Detroit, Philadelphia, New York...etc.
In-service (train) customer ophthalmic staff on company manufactured medical device equipment, according to company standards, to include: laser, diagnostic, microkeratome, calculation software
• Certify customer ophthalmic staff on company manufactured medical device equipment after training during surgery observation & guidance, according to company standards, to include: laser, micro keratome , diagnostics.
• In-service (train) ophthalmic staff on data collection and data collection software, medical device equipment upgrades.
• Provide pre-determined territory support to customers (after sales support) via telephone, email, or on-site visits with regards to training, applications, troubleshooting/product complaints (field territory customer phone calls.
• Provide applications support at conventions or user meetings.
• Complete application and in-service reports according to processes outlined by manager or company.
o Thoroughly complete and submit any paperwork necessary with regards to complaints, product complaints or complications from a training or applications-perspective.
• Attend and participate in product training or product upgrade training meetings.
o Travel to Munich headquarters for product training is possible.
• Arrange weekly travel according to company policies and procedures.
• Manage and submit weekly travel schedule to manager and service dispatch.
• Participate in conference calls as necessary.
• Conduct "lunch and learn" meetings with customers or potential customers.
Prepare and present educational presentations to customers or potential customers when necessary.
• Co-travel, host co-travel when necessary with manager, sales or marketing managers, or other application specialists.
• Continue technology education via reading and articulating facts from trade journal articles.
• Convey/communicate company marketing messages to customers or potential customers on platform products and technology.
• Complete weekly expense reporting according to company policies and procedures.
Responsible to manage clinics within region for training needs.
Operate within a team budget to coordinate travel and training needs.
Maintain and grow strong clinical relationships with surgeons, technicians, and support staff.
Bachelor's degree , appropriate ophthalmic certification or a minimum of 4 years of cataract and/or refractive surgical experience.
• Preferred experience; C.O.T., C.O.M.T. with significant experience in cataract phacoemulsification surgery or refractive surgery.
• Extensive travel is required.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a pleasant, responsive attitude to be highly effective in a clinical teaching environment.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Ability to establish priorities to meet goals.
• Highly motivated and results driven.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs.
Experience in the healthcare industry, previous applications experience and or minimum of four years of clinical/surgical experience in the ophthalmic field.
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