Clinical Applications Specialist

Job Description
Building on its heritage of more than 65 years, Alcon, the global leader in eye care, is the second largest division of the Novartis Group with combined pro-forma sales of more than USD 9.4 billion in 2010. The division was formed by Novartis on April 8, 2011, following the closing of the merger between Alcon and Novartis. The new Alcon Division combines the product portfolios, commercialization capabilities, R&D and talent of Alcon, CIBA VISION and Novartis Ophthalmics. Today, Alcon has more than 22,000 employees with headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. Alcon's three businesses - Surgical, Pharmaceutical and Vision Care - meet the diverse needs of eye care professionals and patients offering the widest spectrum of eye care products with operations in 75 countries and products available in 180 markets. For more information, visit www.alcon.com

Alcon LenSx Inc., is always looking to expand its team with bright and dedicated people. Based in Aliso Viejo, California, LenSx is focused on providing better outcomes to cataract patients by delivering an all-laser alternative to manual cataract surgery. Please check out our website at www.lensxlasers.com.

The Clinical Applications Specialist reporting to the Manager of Clinical Training at Alcon LenSx Lasers working on such projects as may reasonably be assigned to him by the Director including, without limitation:


Provide training for physicians and staff on the use of the LenSx System Platform.

Support Clinical efforts at customer site(s) via Clinical Support & Monitoring on surgery days, reviewing post-ops & patient follow-up and supporting clinical data collection for completion and compliance with GCP

Serve as CAS member of Rapid Adoption team to drive full and rapid adoption of LenSx technology

Provide timely and accurate feedback/report to Clinical Training & Clinical R&D teams relating to product field performance including future design input.

Attend & support trade shows, fellowships, conferences, exhibits, seminars & wet-labs as requested.

Provide 1st line medical & clinical applications phone, e-mail and on-site support for the LenSx System Platform in the Domestic marketplace.

Act as a clinical application trainer by mentoring, coaching and assisting new employees. Function includes assisting in recruiting, interviewing, and performance development as well as on-the-job-training (OJT) of clinical application personnel within the Domestic and possibly International region.

Support the development of individual training plans to support the on-going development of new Clinical Application Specialists.

Support the Corporate Clinical group in the development of standardized clinical training, certification of users and MD proctors.

Requirements:


BS/BA in biomedical field or COT/COA preferred; minimum of a High School diploma or GED certificate required.

Ophthalmic experience is required.

Candidates with at least three (3) years of clinical applications experience required, preferably in cataract and femtosecond laser refractive surgery.

Professional manner, proficiency, attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills.

Ability to travel up to 75% to commercial sites in the U.S. and possibly International.

Valid driver license and passport.

Must have the ability to work inside and outside the company as a field representative.

Excellent problem solving skills.

Excellent ability to communicate in both written and verbal manner

Our generous benefits package includes the Alcon 401(k) Plan which matches employee contributions up to 5% of eligible pay at the rate of $1.00 for each dollar contributed, and the Alcon Retirement Plan (ARP), a qualified plan in which Alcon contributes 7% of eligible pay to the accounts of all eligible employees. By combining the Company's contributions to the 401(k) and ARP, employees can receive up to 12% of eligible pay from Alcon towards retirement. Alcon also offers medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, an on-site fitness center and much more. Consider having all this in a fast paced environment within a stable world-class organization.

Alcon is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to quality through diversity. Pre-employment drug testing.

Our generous benefits package includes the Novartis Investment Savings 401(k) Plan which provides a company contribution of up to 6%. In addition, after one year of service, employees are eligible for the Alcon Retirement Plan (ARP), to which Alcon contributes 6% of eligible pay. By combining the Company's contributions to the 401(k) and ARP, employees can receive up to 12% of eligible pay from Alcon towards retirement. Alcon also offers a premier level of coverage for medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, an on-site fitness center and much more. Consider having all this in a fast paced environment within a stable world-class organization.

Company

Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

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California

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