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Principal Sales Training Specialist, AFS

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Maple Grove

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

Role Description

The AF Solutions Division within Boston Scientific was designed to support and treat patients with the most common heart arrhythmia – atrial fibrillation.  The goal of the AF Solutions Sales Trainer is to support the growth of a best-in-market AF Solutions field force through a robust training program.  The trainer in this role will be responsible for the development and execution of a newly integrated training program that involves existing market-leading technologies, such as WatchmanAccess Solutions and Rhythmia, in addition to anticipated future single-shot ablation technologies.


Any of the following backgrounds are desired:

  • Extensive Transseptal and/or imaging experience
  • LAAC implant experience
  • Education experience within the medical device industry
  • Research background for clinical trial/article communications


Key Responsibilities

  • Development and execution of sales training program to include:
    • Virtual Content
    • Classroom Content
    • Field Training
    • New Technology Launches
  • In-person and virtual sales training delivery.
  • Continuous evaluation and improvement of training program by assessing:
    • Trainee performance
    • Training Program Feedback
  • Daily collaboration with several other business units to include:
    • Field Sales
    • Marketing
    • Medical Education
    • R&D


Job Requirements:

  • Fully remote based, but travel to Maple Grove HQ and training sites required
  • Approximately 40% overnight travel, with multiple consecutive days for classroom training
  • 5+ years of LAAC, Structural Heart, EP and/or lab experience with technical/clinical proficiency
  • Able to facilitate face to face and virtual classrooms
  • Ability to execute on multiple project simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize projects based on business need
  • Good time management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter with a clear focus on sales training development
  • Work collaboratively within the team and with other business functions
  • Continuous improvement mindset; ability to identify existing gaps/needs for sales training improvement
  • Ability to tailor training materials to specific audience
  • Comfortable learning new/unfamiliar technology
  • Evaluate and implement various training methods and strategies
  • Manage digital content and access portals in collaboration with technical experts.
  • Basic competency on Microsoft Office 365 products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)

Requisition ID: 565189

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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