Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0013
Title Clinical Educator - Germany
City Germany
Description Position Summary:
The incumbent will provide clinical leadership, education and support to provider organizations (hospitals and dialysis clinics) and distributor partners working with NxStage across the Global markets. Focus will be on successful program introduction, growth and continuous improvement in practices and patient outcomes.

• Provide clinical education and support to a variety of NxStage partners in line with the company vision.
• Provide clinical education tools to facility to “train the trainer”
• Provide information to physicians to support prescription and method selection
• Provides consultation with nursing for operator training and clinical considerations associated with the therapy (e.g., access, monitoring, nutrition, and medications) based on NxStage clinical experience
• Initiate quality improvement plan.
• Plan and implement educational sessions as necessary (basic, advanced) for nurses and patients.
• Provide assistance to programs training home patients transferring from home haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis as needed.
• Provide support and assistance in the development of new programs (organization, quality tracking, systems, processes)
• Work collaboratively with all members of NxStage team to ensure growth and utilisation of the NxStage System.
• Support patient and staff awareness and education events
• Train identified staff using the NxStage System to provide direct therapy to patients (eg: Mobile inpatient or staff assist programmes)
• Work collaboratively with International management team to develop and deliver strategic account planning and targeting
• Maintain clinical competency through nephrology literature, meetings, NxStage products and services and their clinical application.
Requirements Education & Qualifications:
• B.S. degree preferred or working towards
• Current RGN (Registered General Nurse) essential
• NMC ( Nursing and Midwifery Council) Registered Essential
• 5+ Years experience in dialysis essential preferably in all areas (acute, chronic, PD)
• Home Haemodialysis training experience
• Willing to travel (80% International travel will be required in position)
• Possibility to work from home when not travelling
• Valid driver’s license and clean driving record a must
• Candidate should have the following attributes:

–Outcomes oriented (customer, patient, NxStage)
– Ability to build strong relationships
– Team player (internal and external) with strong interpersonal skills
– Independent, mature work ethic
– Demonstrate ability to identify, understand, and apply skills to meet clinical and business objectives
– Flexible and demonstrate the ability to manage changing priorities
– A high drive and ability to get things done
– Computer literate
– Time management, organisational skills for multiple projects and travel schedule
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