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BENEFITS

TriVascular offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Health Care and Dependent Daycare
  • Reimbursement Account
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Stock Options
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

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Careers

Our commitment to patients and their families is a major driving force behind what we do here at TriVascular. We believe this motivation, together with innovation and dedication, will allow us to bring breakthrough treatments to patients, while expanding endovascular care worldwide. Employees continue to cite the chance to make a difference in the lives of patients as the number one reason they enjoy working at Trivascular.
 

“Thank you for your interest in exploring a potential career with TriVascular. Our central purpose is to help physicians improve the lives of patients suffering from aortic disease through excellence in research, manufacturing and service. We are committed to acquiring a deep understanding of our customer’s needs and to developing innovative, clinically compelling products. We meet customer needs by working diligently, carefully listening, and genuinely caring.

TriVascular is an entrepreneurial company deeply committed to creating a work environment where excellence can live and grow. Our compensation and benefits package is designed to reward individual and company performance, as our success depends on each of us doing our very best both individually and as part of our team.

Our employees are here because they believe in our mission and want their voices and actions to be heard and matter. We believe each employee has a tremendous ability to grow and contribute. We are looking for special individuals who are passionate about life and inspired by our purpose. If you find great meaning in what we do, have values that align with ours, and are a high achiever committed to making a difference; then I encourage you to pursue a career at TriVascular.” 

— Christopher Chavez, CEO.


JOB OPENINGS

Sr. Financial Analyst - Santa Rosa

Job Description

We are seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst with a strong background in Financial Reporting & Analysis, ideally in a medical device company during periods of rapid growth. This position requires strong analytical skills to effectively support the development of the annual budget, update forecasts and financial models and track and analyze actual results against such plans and ad hoc analysis. This is a hands-on position with responsibilities including supporting the annual planning process, quarter- and month-end close, and the annual audit.  

The individual must be a strategic thinker, have strong problem solving, organization and communication skills. They should also be a strong leader with the ability to work across all levels of the organization.  

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the budgeting and long-range planning processes, including development and management of underlying systems, templates and analysis
  • Support development and preparation of ongoing financial performance metrics and variance reports to identify risks, weaknesses or strengths early, and incorporate such findings into forecasts
  • Perform and develop ad hoc analysis for Sr. management to support strategic decisions
  • Provide a high level of analytical support across functions
  • Responsible for generating various financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis for the management team and other internal/external audiences
  • Provide accurate, useful and timely data to assist in management’s decision-making process
  • Provide in-depth financial analysis to develop and prepare financial reporting, forecasting and budget proposals for management’s consideration of feasibility and profitability

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years in finance or accounting with 3+ years of related financial analysis experience 
  • BS in Accounting or Finance, MBA or CPA designations are a plus 
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, with significant focus on inventory and cost of goods sold
  • Proficient with budget planning, tracking and reporting
  • Strong modeling ability and management of large data sets
  • Focused attention to details, think rationally and make decisions logically
  • Work under pressure and against tight deadlines
  • Strong problem solving skills with an intense desire to uncover key operation insights
  • Medical device industry experience is a plus
  • Experience working in a Public company environment
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly

Click here to apply for the SR. FINANCIAL ANALYST position


Director, Human Resources - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Director, Human Resources will provide strategic, consultative human resources support and leadership to the company. This role will identify human resources issues and challenges and provide professional expertise to drive strategic business solutions related to those matters. They will lead HR practices and initiatives that provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture as well as direct the implementation of HR services, policies, and programs through collaboration with other HR team members.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the development of organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization direction; establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.
  • Implement human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO and wage and hour law compliance.
  • Manage human resources operations by recruiting, orienting, training, coaching, and counseling; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions.
  • Guide management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values and rules.
  • Provide hands on generalist support for organization
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Lead in a variety of projects and assignments including the development of personnel policies, procedures, and programs.  Watch for new developments and trends, and recommend changes to policies, procedures and/or programs.  
  • Work independently and in concert with other HR team members to ensure consistent interpretation and execution of policy and practices at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrate integrity and confidentiality at all levels in order to develop trust in the HR function.  
  • Lead the annual performance management process.  Insure timely completion of employee performance evaluations.  Work with managers and supervisors to maintain consistency and fairness of evaluations.
  • Lead the annual open enrollment process for employee health and welfare benefits.
  • Provide analysis, review, and recommendations with regard to performance reviews, compensation changes/adjustments, merit increases, and promotion increases for consistency and compliance with company policy and legal considerations.
  • Insure proactive management of employee relations matters and people strategies to ensure a positive working environment.  Act as advisor and coach to supervisors and managers.
  • Conducts timely investigations into complaints of ADA, EEO, workplace harassment and other associated concerns. Provide overall guidance to department staff on sensitive associated issues.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Provide continuous development opportunities for self and staff members. Establish development plans, career paths, and retention programs.
  • Ensure that the HR systems, files, documentation and communication are current and comply with applicable laws.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business (HR emphasis), organizational development and/or other related field; or equivalent work experience. Master degree a plus
  • 7 plus years progressive leadership experience in HR positions including Director level positions
  • Medical device experience preferred
  • Self-starter who works independently 
  • Results oriented team player who provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, diplomacy, writing, and presentation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Well-honed problem solving, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Can function effectively in a fast-paced environment handling multiple priorities
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Motivates others, provide innovative ideas and solutions, and promotes department vision for improvement
  • Ability to deliver by managing through others
  • Extensive training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning and development, and employee relations
  • Active affiliations with HR networks and organizations
  • Broad knowledge base of HR disciplines
  • Federal, State, and local labor laws
  • Strong PC operation skills, Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Effective negotiation skills


Sr. Graphic Designer - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Sr. Graphic Designer is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing tactics (including but not limited to print, web, e-mail and interactive) in support of global marketing communications strategy, including brand identity, advertising, promotion, events and clinical marketing. 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide in-house graphic design for materials used in the promotion of medical devices to both external and internal audiences
  • Design and revise marketing materials, including brochures, sell sheets, e-mails, web sites, presentations and packaging
  • Consistently articulate TriVascular brands across projects and platforms, including the development and application of style guides
  • Effectively design for complex technical subject matters
  • Understand the purpose behind projects and propose appropriate changes (platform/delivery method, etc.)
  • Work with marketing managers to develop and ensure the consistent presentation of global messaging and presentation for products and therapies
  • Manage vendor relationships to ensure any outsourced work is consistent, high quality, cost-effective and reflects corporate brand standards
  • Effectively estimate time demands for individual projects and balance priorities to meet deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Graphic Design or equivalent
  • 7+ years of graphic design experience in a technical field
  • Highly skilled in graphic design and associated skillsets
  • High-level design sensibility stretching across marketing platforms (print, web, e-mail, animation, mobile apps, etc.)
  • Deep expertise across Adobe Creative Suite primary applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat).
  • General MS Office skills plus ability to design templates, presentations, etc.
  • Enough HTML/CSS knowledge to build hosted e-mail files, etc.
  • Identification and management of printers (i.e. attend press checks, shop for best prices) and other vendors (e.g. photographers and illustrators)
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing
  • Assures quality of final product before release
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and under time constraints and deadlines
  • Regulated industry experience preferred
  • Adobe Flash skills for minor animation, etc.
  • Additional expertise in responsive design/animation for web/e-mail (i.e. Photoshop, After Effects)
  • Basic knowledge of Drupal a plus 
  • The ability to develop interpersonal relationships and foster a team environment
  • The ability to act decisively and with sound judgment

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE SR. GRAPHIC DESIGNER POSITION


Field Trainer / Clinical Specialist - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Field Trainer/ Clinical Specialist (FTCS) will support the TriVascular sales team nationally by providing in field case support training/mentoring as well as customer service, technical assistance, case planning and case support services to (primarily) established customers.

The FTCS position may require extensive overnight travel of up to 60-80%, frequently on short notice, depending on geography specifics. Should reside in a high (patient) population-density area and/or have access to a major airport.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Possess and share superior clinical knowledge of the Company’s products, their clinical applications, instructions for use, and procedural techniques.
  • Provide technical and educational training to physicians and staff on the use of the company’s products. Provide case support, including Operating Room/ procedure support.
  • Provide in the field case support training and mentoring to the Clinical Specialist and Territory Manager with the objective of independent case support. 
  • Prepare case plans and identify recommended devices based on preoperative imaging studies (CT/Angiography) to support physician planning and treatment of patients.
  • Utilize an ethical, consultative approach to support physician and hospital usage of and commitment to the Company’s products.
  • Establish on the spot rapport with physicians and staff in accounts where he/she will be supporting/training the assigned Clinical Specialist or Territory Manager by providing a high level of service and responsiveness and by providing ongoing education and clinical expertise regarding the use of company’s products.
  • Collect and report competitive information to Marketing. 
  • Support company goals, objectives, policies and procedures, including policies regarding customer entertainment and customer relations.
  • Follow FDA and other applicable regulations.
  • Support clinical studies as needed
  • Take on additional responsibilities outside of the scope of this list as business needs and managerial direction dictate.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five or more years of clinical (hospital or industry) experience in the Operating Room and/or Interventional Suites.  Prior EVAR experience required.
  • Case planning and case support certified with TriVascular devices required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders across a customer site (physicians, staff, purchasing, administration, etc.).
  • Strong initiative and positive attitude, with good problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong ethics, teamwork and a customer-centric attitude.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet access and web-based navigation.
  • Ability to travel up to 60-80% with overnight stays.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Click here to apply for the FIELD TRAINER / CLINICAL SPECIALIST position


Sr. Statistical Programmer - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Statistical Programmer designs, develops, evaluates and modifies computer programs to analyze and evaluate clinical data. Recognizes inconsistencies and initiates resolution of data problems.  Implements data management plans designed to meet project and protocol deadlines; provides expertise in the design and development of clinical trials, protocols and case report forms. We will consider a remote worker for this opportunity.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the collection and analysis of Clinical data included in regulatory reports and product marketing presentations
  • Implements the use of software systems and processes to query and filter Clinical data as used in reports of various types
  • Generate analysis datasets, tables, figures, and listings to support the analysis of clinical trials data
  • Generate SDTM domains, and ADaM datasets
  • Perform quality control for SAS programs and other study documents (e.g., presentations and reports)
  • Document the quality control review process
  • Review output across programs to ensure consistency
  • Provide programming support to supplemental or exploratory analyses for regulatory agencies or any other internal and external ad-hoc requests
  • Liaises with internal and external teams to meet project specific goals
  • Participates in project related meeting and appropriately interacts with team
  • Participates in Study Start-up activities
  • Review CRFs, edit check specifications, and table mock-ups
  • Assist in creation of table mockups 
  • Review study documents (SAP, DMP, etc.)
  • Train and mentor new programmers
  • Program data cleaning checks, as necessary, to facilitate Data Management's data cleaning activities
  • Establish and maintain strong internal customer relationships and communication
  • Understand and comply with core standard operating procedures and working instructions
  • Participate in the development and/or maintenance of departmental procedures and standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or Computer Science or in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years Medical Device/Pharmaceutical/CRO industry experience as a clinical trial SAS Programmer
  • Knowledge of other programming languages and database tools (such as MS Access, SQL) preferred
  • Prior experience using computerized information systems, email and MS Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint preferred
  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge with industry standards, such as the ICH guidelines, CDISC data structures, 21 CFR Part 11, and FDA guidelines
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management, and ability to coordinate workload and meet established deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with others
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Values project timeliness
  • Creative thinker
  • Focused and exhibits ability to read trends in large sets of data  
  • Must prioritize projects and work accurately and efficiently
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willing to travel up to 10%



Manufacturing / Process Development Engineer - Santa Rosa

Job Description

Process Development and Manufacturing Engineers within TriVascular are passionate about driving excellence in the manufacturing of quality Medical Devices. They are dynamic in nature and relentless at discovering opportunities to improve the systems around them. They are intimate with cutting edge process technologies and are responsible for implementing process improvements while supporting the introduction of new products to the market. 

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports manufacturing personnel and creates systems to aid in the production of multiple medical device families
  • Support new product development through engagement with the R&D group and guides Design For Manufacturing activities in the early phases of projects
  • Drives appropriate resolutions to manufacturing issues ensuring excellence in quality, cost and delivery
  • Participates and engages with multiple team members across all functional groups within TriVascular
  • Identifies operational waste and institutionalizes systems to improve TriVascular Core Operational Metrics – Throughput, Yield, Output, Productivity and Compliance
  • Accurately applies statistics and sound logical thinking to evaluate and understand manufacturing processes and makes robust recommendations for improvements
  • Coordinates the work of assigned technicians and takes responsibility for their results.
  • Maintains accurate manufacturing documentation
  • Aligns systems throughout the product Value Stream to create value for all customers 
  • Focus on long term success by standardizing processes, eliminating variation and seeks perfection
  • Provide technical support for root cause analysis, identifies corrective actions and implement effective controls 
  • Adheres to all TriVascular policies and procedures by being up to date with all TriVascular training requirements
  • Well versed in the implementation of Lean Principles and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Creates risk assessments and implements controls to mitigate risks as they are identified 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering with 0-2 years’ experience
  • Experience leading Process Validation efforts with new product process development in an FDA regulated manufacturing environment is highly desired. Experience in medical device field is extremely beneficial
  • Understanding of Nitinol, PTFE, or Catheter based Delivery Systems is preferred
  • The ability to successfully perform on cross functional teams and understands the importance of team work
  • Exposure to the use of continuous improvement tools such as Visual Management Systems, A3’s, DFMA and 6-Sigma
  • Excellent analytical abilities and experienced with the use of Statistics to solve problems
  • Understanding of SPC and the ability to use this information to eliminate variation

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE

  • Experienced user of Statistical Process Control (SPC)
  • Exposure to creating and interpreting research through the use Design of Experiments
  • Performed Process Validation by creating and executing protocols, reports, testing and reviews
  • Knowledge of 21 CFR Part 820 and regulatory requirements for Medical Devices
  • ISO 13485:2003, Medical Devices and ISO 14971:2007, Medical Devices
  • Familiarity with Quality Management Systems
  • Application of Risk Management as it pertains to Medical Devices
  • Implemented Design for Manufacturing/Assembly within new product development


Principal Engineering Technician - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Principal Engineering Technician is responsible for developing new or improving existing manufacturing processes and equipment for medical devices and components. This role will provide technical and logistical support as required in all phases of development in a manufacturing environment. This individual may be responsible for some and/or all the following: prototyping test set-ups, tooling/fixturing design and assembly, generating test reports, data analysis and assistance in process validation. In addition, this role will troubleshoot and remedy equipment malfunctions as well as assist engineers as required.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop prototyping and production ready manufacturing fixtures/tooling for adaptation on current and future equipment.
  • Fabricate working prototypes of test fixtures and recommend equipment performance enhancements and/or design changes.
  • Develop and perform test method and process validations and qualifications for equipment and fixtures.
  • Assist with completing print and assembly specifications and schematics for fixtures, tooling and equipment.
  • Perform troubleshooting for equipment, fixturing and tooling.
  • Generate test reports and appropriate detailed statistical data.
  • Maintain a comprehensive and accurate laboratory notebook.
  • Propose creative ideas to solve existing problems.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • A.A. in a technical field and/or equivalent education and work experience required or equivalent work experience.  
  • 8+ years experience in medical device industry required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
  • Project management principles. 
  • Statistical Software such as Minitab.
  • Machine shop skills. TIG welding a plus.
  • Electro-Mechanical devices and control systems. PLC ladder logic competency a plus. 
  • SolidWorks or other 3D CAD package.
  • Proficiency in the assembly of machine control systems including electrical box wiring and installation of sensors, motion control systems, relays, etc.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, specs, schematics, method sheets, or other engineering/manufacturing documentation.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • Take initiative, to meet deadlines, and to work with minimal supervision.
  • Manage a multi-task job and appropriately adjust priorities.
  • Interpret and apply policies and procedures appropriately.
  • Utilize a PC with MS Word, Access, Visio and Excel.

Sr. Quality Engineer - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Sr. Quality Engineer will work with R&D and Process Engineering groups to develop, monitor, and maintain a comprehensive quality inspection program for the manufacture of medical devices. This individual will work with operations to promote good documentation practices and continuous improvement. The Quality Engineer will help expedite the timely identification, root cause determination and corrective actions for quality system issues. Other duties will be assigned as needed.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Identifies and implements effective process control systems to support the development, qualifications, and on-going manufacturing of products to meet or exceed internal and external requirements.
  • Reviews production quality records and documentation, monitors quality metrics, and prepares risk assessments; audits compliance of quality records.
  • Leads in the implementation of assurances, process controls, and corrective and preventive actions. Applies root cause analysis techniques and establishes effective corrective action plans.
  • Participates as leader or resource in test method and process validations. Performs test method validations.
  • Utilizes standard and advanced statistical analysis techniques to determine product acceptance, evaluate process capabilities, and develop statistically sound sampling plans.
  • Evaluates and recommends QA sampling plans based on desired confidence limits, process capabilities, and manufacturing/inspection methods and equipment.
  • Proactively investigates, identifies, and implements best-in-class Quality Engineering practices.
  • Supports continuous improvement in the production department.
  • Trains operators as needed.
  • Fully supports the Quality Policy by building quality into all aspects of the manufacturing work cycle and by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements in the manufacturing department.   
  • Evaluates, reviews and updates the product risk analysis documents to ensure risk controls adequately address and minimize potential patient safety risks in terms of user interface, design integrity, and process variation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.S. Degree with 3+ years of experience or an M.S. with 2+ years of experience in Medical Device industry or other relevant experience.
  • Experience in a medical device company is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work with and coordinate efforts with numerous departments within the company. 
  • Take initiative to meet deadlines and to work with limited supervision.
  • Utilize a PC with MS Word and Excel.  

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE

  • Statistics
  • Test method validation techniques
  • QSR Requirements
  • Working with Government Agencies (Regulatory Affairs Department and FDA) 
  • 21 CFR Part 820
  • Medical Device Directives
  • Canada’s Medical Device Regulations
  • ISO 13485:2003, Medical Devices - Quality Management Systems - Requirements for Regulatory Purposes
  • EN ISO 14971:2009, Medical devices - Application of risk management to medical devices (ISO 14971:2007, Corrected version 2007-10-01)
  • Appropriate knowledge and experience with risk analysis techniques.


Regional Manager - U.S.

Job Description

The Regional Manager (RM) for TriVascular Sales LLC (a subsidiary of TriVascular, Inc.) will be responsible for building, training, supervising, and directing a team of field sales personnel (Territory Managers and Clinical Specialists) within a specified Region towards attainment of the company’s sales targets.

The RM position may require working weekends and extensive overnight travel (up to 60-80%), depending on Region specifics. 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set high performance expectations with regard to recruitment.  Retain only “A” players.  Build a strong personnel “bench”, continuously identifying and recruiting outstanding talent.
  • Train, coach, and inspire team members to establish the industry standard for service and technical excellence.   Lead through personal integrity, excellence, and by example.  
  • Work with territory managers and clinical specialists to prepare and continuously update high impact territory sales plans.  
  • Dynamically monitor and manage plan execution and territory performance to ensure territory and regional quotas are consistently achieved.  
  • Conduct annual performance reviews for all regional team members and provide ongoing coaching/leadership to maximize employee development and performance.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key customers in assigned geography.
  • Possess and share strong clinical knowledge of the Company’s products, their clinical applications, instructions for use, and procedural techniques.
  • Collect and report competitive information to Marketing.  Prepare reports including weekly call reports, weekly expense reports, and other reports as assigned. 
  • Participate in customer meetings, training meetings (internal and external) conferences and/or other relevant meetings.
  • Support company goals, objectives, policies and procedures, including policies regarding customer entertainment and customer relations.  Follow FDA and other applicable regulations.  Ensure that team does the same.
  • Take on additional responsibilities outside of the scope of this list as business needs and managerial direction dictate.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS/BA Degree, preferably in Life Sciences, Business or other technical discipline. MBA is a plus. 
  • Ten or more years of successful sales experience, with two or more years in managerial positions.  
  • Professional experience in the Operating Room and/or Interventional Suites required, with prior EVAR success a significant plus.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE

  • Excellent leadership, business maturity, interpersonal, and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with stakeholders across a customer site (physicians, staff, purchasing, administration, etc.) and within the TriVascular organization.
  • Strong initiative and positive attitude, with strong problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong ethics, teamwork, leadership and a customer-centric attitude. 
  • Knowledge and ability to produce and utilize documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet access and web-based navigation skills.
  • Freedom to work in the EVAR field within a given region/geography.

Click here to apply for the REGIONAL MANAGER position


Territory Manager - U.S.

Job Description

The Territory Manager (TM) for TriVascular Sales LLC (a subsidiary of TriVascular, Inc.) will be responsible for promoting, selling and supporting the company’s EVAR solutions within an assigned territory in order to meet customer (patient and physician) and TriVascular objectives. This position may require working weekends and extensive overnight travel (up to 60-80%), depending on territory specifics. 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Prepare and continuously update territory sales plan and business database.
  • Utilize an ethical, consultative sales approach to drive physician and hospital usage of and commitment to the Company’s products. 
  • Meet quarterly and annual sales targets as established by the Company.
  • Possess and share superior clinical knowledge of the Company’s products, their clinical applications, instructions for use, and procedural techniques.
  • Provide technical and educational training to physicians and staff on the use of the company’s products.
  • Provide ongoing case support, including Operating Room/ procedure support.
  • Prepare case plans and identify recommended devices based on preoperative imaging studies (CT/Angiography) to support physician planning and treatment of patients.Develop and maintain relationships with physicians and staff in assigned accounts by providing a high level of service and responsiveness and by providing ongoing education and clinical expertise regarding the use of company’s products.Collect and report competitive information to Marketing. 
  • Prepare reports including weekly call reports, weekly expense reports, and other reports as assigned. Participate in customer meetings, training meetings (internal and external) conferences and/or other relevant meetings.
  • Support company goals, objectives, policies and procedures, including policies regarding customer entertainment and customer relations. 
  • Follow FDA and other applicable regulations.
  • Take on additional responsibilities outside of the scope of this list as business needs and managerial direction dictate.
QUALIFICATIONS 
  • BS/BA degree, preferably in Life Sciences, Business, Nursing, or other technical discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Ten or more years of successful sales and/or clinical experience, including experience in the Operating Room and/or Interventional Suites, or at least five years of sales and/or clinical experience within the vascular field. 
  • Prior EVAR success a significant plus.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders across a customer site (physicians, staff, purchasing, administration, etc.).
  • Strong initiative and positive attitude, with strong problem solving/decision making skills.Strong ethics, teamwork, and a customer-centric attitude.Knowledge and ability to produce and utilize documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet access and web-based navigation skills.Ability and willingness to travel and work long hours including weekends to meet business objectives and satisfy patient and physician needs.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong preference for a performance based compensation system.Freedom to work in the EVAR field within a given territory/geography.

Clinical Specialist - U.S.

Job Description

The Clinical Specialist (CS) for TriVascular Sales LLC (a subsidiary of TriVascular, Inc.) will support the TriVascular sales team within a specified geography (region/country) by providing customer service, technical assistance, case planning and case support services to (primarily) established customers. The CS position may require extensive overnight travel of up to 60-80%, frequently on short notice, depending on geography specifics. Should reside in a high (patient) population-density area and/or have access to a major airport.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Possess and share superior clinical knowledge of the Company’s products, their clinical applications, instructions for use, and procedural techniques.
  • Provide technical and educational training to physicians and staff on the use of the company’s products. 
  • Provide case support, including Operating Room/procedure support.
  • Prepare case plans and identify recommended devices based on preoperative imaging studies (CT/Angiography) to support physician planning and treatment of patients.Utilize an ethical, consultative approach to support physician and hospital usage of and commitment to the Company’s products. 
  • Assist in assigned market development projects as assigned by manager.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with physicians and staff in assigned accounts by providing a high level of service and responsiveness and by providing ongoing education and clinical expertise regarding the use of company’s products.
  • Collect and report competitive information to Marketing. 
  • Prepare reports including weekly call reports, weekly expense reports, and other reports as assigned.
  • Participate in customer meetings, training meetings (internal and external) conferences and/or other relevant meetings.
  • Support company goals, objectives, policies and procedures, including policies regarding customer entertainment and customer relations. 
  • Follow FDA and other applicable regulations.
  • Take on additional responsibilities outside of the scope of this list as business needs and managerial direction dictate. 
  • Assignments may include market development activity.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Prior industry (clinical specialist/sales) experience.
  • Five or more years of clinical (hospital and/or industry) experience in the Operating Room and/or Interventional Suites, with at least two years of vascular experience. 
  • Prior EVAR experience (nurse/tech and/or industry) strongly preferred.
  • Four year degree and/or relevant allied health professional status required. 
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders across a customer site (physicians, staff, etc.).
  • Strong initiative and positive attitude, with good problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong ethics, teamwork, and a customer-centric attitude.Knowledge and ability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet access and web-based navigation.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work long hours including weekends to meet business objectives and satisfy patient and physician needs.
  • Freedom to work in the EVAR field within a given area/geography.
Click here to apply for the CLINICAL SPECIALIST position

Note to Agencies and Recruiters:

Resumes received by TriVascular from search firms and/or individual recruiters are considered unsolicited, unless a contractual obligation otherwise exists between TriVascular and the entity from which the resume is received.