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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

Clinical Research Associate - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Clinical Research Associate (located in Santa Rosa, CA) is responsible for verifying that the rights and well-being of human subjects are protected and that the reported clinical trial data are accurate, truthful, complete and meet the clinical objectives according to the protocol, TriVascular’s SOPs, GCP and applicable regulatory requirements.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for knowing TriVascular Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and fulfilling the role responsibilities per those SOPs
  • Assists in identifying and evaluating potential investigative sites and continued use of investigative sites
  • From study initiation through study closeout, provides investigative sites the support required to ensure the integrity and quality of the data
  • Attends Investigator Meetings for studies as required.
  • Assists with reviewing and editing study documents, such as the Study Procedure Manual and the Monitoring Plan.
  • Conducts all site visits in accordance with TriVascular’s SOPs, or as the project necessitates
  • Reviews clinical data documented on Case Report Forms (CRFs) at the study site or remotely for accuracy and completeness, generate data management queries, and verifies the accuracy and completeness of adverse event reporting
  • Ensures for the adequacy of regulatory document maintenance at the investigative site, or remotely for site compliance with FDA and IRB/EC reporting requirements
  • Performs investigational device accountability, if needed, and ensures for its safe and secure storage at the investigational site
  • Supervises retrieval and return or other alternate disposition of all unused clinical supplies, study devices and sample supplies, as specified in Trivascular SOPs
  • Assists in the collection of regulatory documentation at the sites
  • Generates timely monitoring visit and contact reports that reflect the status and issues of the site visited/contacted
  • Responsible to resolve site issues and assigned projects
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with the investigative site staff and Project Team to facilitate open, timely and productive communication
  • Participates in teleconferences/conference calls as required

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years of experience in clinical research, preferably working as a CRA
  • Bachelor degree in nursing, medical science and/or a related discipline
  • Thorough knowledge of FDA, ICH and GCP guidelines

 CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task as required
  • Experience with electronic data capture systems (such as InForm, Merge) for clinical trials
  • Confident and influential approach
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to view overall goals and timelines
  • Conscientious and precise delivery of work even when under pressure
  • Computer literacy in MS Office

 WORKING REQUIREMENTS

  • Willingness to travel approximately 10-25\%, as project needs require, and to participate in monitoring activities outside of normal business hours.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE 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


Production Planner/Scheduler - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Production Planner/Scheduler will be responsible for maintaining material and inventory plans and developing manufacturing schedules and priorities based on associated requirements.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and update material and inventory plans based on current inventory levels and manufacturing requirements
  • Prioritize inventory shipments and builds based on geographical demand and capacity constraints
  • Provide routine communication to manufacturing supervisors on build requirements and prioritization throughout a diversified manufacturing environment
  • Manage life cycle of work orders based on build documentation revision and/or engineering build activities
  • Develop and implement best in class business processes within the planning organization for product and material inventory management
  • Drive process improvements related to utilization of TriVascular’s ERP system for planning and scheduling activities
  • Provide manufacturing planning support for R&D and engineering projects including material schedules for phase in/phase out based on new product introduction
  • Support Purchasing Department as back up buyer for materials and services for all departments; plus, analyze and resovle quality, quantity, and/or dollar discrepancies with suppliers while interfacing with production, quality, accounting and inventory control personnel

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS degree in operations management, business administration,  or finance or equivalent work experience
  • Strong experience utilizing ERP system(s) for material and manufacturing planning
  • 5+ years experience in operations planning with 2+ years in medical device industry preferred
  • APICS member, APICS certification a plus
  • Aptitude leading cross functional teams
  • Ability to develop and implement business processes
  • Experience implementing and running MRP processes
  • High level of Excel data analysis and ERP System experience
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to motivate both junior and senior personnel

Clinical Data Manager - Santa Rosa

Job Description

The Clinical Data Manager is responsible for managing data management activities within Clinical Affairs to ensure that standards are communicated properly, that timelines are met according to objectives and goals, build data collection systems for clinical studies and activities in the Data Management group are scheduled and addressed, and that the quality of data management deliverables are maintained.  The Data Manager also provides supervision and support to Clinical Data Associate(s) and Biostatistician.  For studies that are out-sourced the Data Manager will be responsible for vendor management.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for knowing TriVascular Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and fulfilling the requirements of those SOPs
  • Participates in study start up activities such as the development of Case Report Form (CRF) design, Database Specifications, Edit Check Specifications and user information requirements
  • Participates in study maintenance activities such as managing necessary updates to the Case Report Form (CRF) design, Database Specifications, Edit Check Specifications and user information requirements
  • Maintains the Data Management Plans for the global clinical studies, including data reviews for routine data monitoring and cleaning 
  • Assists in the creation of CRF Completion Guidelines and coordinates their review and approval
  • Assists in the training of Investigators, Study Coordinators and Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) in the CRF, the EDC system, and the completion guidelines to help improve the quality of the data being collected
  • Works with the sites (PIs, Sub-Is, and CRCs), Project Manager and CRAs to issue queries and ensure prompt, accurate collection and reporting of data 
  • Reviews query responses provided by the investigative sites, including reconciliation of AE/SAE/UADE and other data assessed during internal review
  • Coordinates all data output, including data for internal review, sales/marketing brochures, publications/presentations, safety committees [Clinical Events Committee (CEC) and Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB)], and regulatory submissions (Annual Reports, PMAs, Design Dossier, etc.)
  • Supports database and quality audits according to TriVascular SOPs
  • Ensures that project timelines for data deliverables are met by requesting/reviewing metric reports, keeping internal clinical teams informed regarding project status and issues as they arise
  • Participates in clinical project meetings
  • Assists in the selection and management of vendors necessary to support data management 
  • Provides supervision and monitoring support to Clinical Data Associates

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in nursing, science and/or a related discipline or equivalent work experience   
  • Knowledge of relational databases (such as InForm, Merge) and experience using clinical data management systems
  • 5 years of experience in data management, preferably with a medical device company 
  • 2 years in supervisory role with one or more direct reports
  • Thorough knowledge of FDA, ICH and GCP guidelines
  • Willingness to travel approximately 20-30\%, as project needs require, and to participate in clinical trial activities outside of normal business hours
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills 
  • Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and ability to multi-task 
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to view overall goals and timelines 
  • Conscientious and precise delivery of work even when under pressure
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Computer literacy in MS Office



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.