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Senior Professional Education Specialist

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Plymouth; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Mankato/Rochester; US-MN-Maple Grove; US-MN-Minneapolis; US-MN-Minnetonka

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.


**This role requires hybrid presence in our Maple Grove location**

About the role:
The Senior Professional Education Specialist will lead the development of educational strategy and implementation of training programs in an effort to support product education and therapy awareness for Health Care Providers (HCPs) – focusing on physicians in practice. This role will identify and engage HCPs through collaborative partnerships to enhance educational initiatives, advance the appropriate application of therapies that provide life-enhancing outcomes, and advise on safe and effective on-label use of Boston Scientific technologies in managing their patients.
Your responsibilities will include:
⦁    Building an HCP training curriculum by assessing and analyzing HCP educational and procedural training needs, by aligning organizational objectives and initiatives to those needs, and through strong therapy knowledge obtained via participation in presentations, scientific conferences, training programs, and meetings.
⦁    Develop approach, scope, and methodology of HCP training to maximize impact by determining target audience, time, location requirements, and other applicable factors.
⦁    Manage program logistics including product inventory, organization of the Institute for Advancing Science (IAS), maintenance of training tools and resources, and shipping and receiving products and equipment to facilitate training programs.
⦁    Engage identified HCPs and KOLs to demonstrate the clinical outcome and benefits of company products, technologies, and therapies, to exchange clinical, safety, and comparative-effectiveness information, to explore clinical areas of need, and to discuss corporate initiatives.
⦁    Collaborate with the scientific societies on direction and planning for training associated with their initiatives.
⦁    Conduct pre- and post-program evaluations of content and faculty, remain aware of all changes that may impact training requirements, and implement changes/improvements to training protocols and materials accordingly.
⦁    Collaborate with the Boston Scientific Research and Development teams in evaluation of the tools and techniques used to facilitate HCP training
⦁    Develop relationships with HCPs and field personnel through scheduled meetings and other interactions.
⦁    Effectively execute activities of major significance to the organization and represent the organizational unit as prime internal and external contact on operations or contracts.

Required qualifications: 
⦁    Minimum Bachelor's degree required 
⦁    Minimum 5 years of medical education/marketing/clinical/sales experience
⦁    Must have the ability to effectively manage simultaneous priorities, and deadlines, and communicate with the Professional Education Manager
⦁    Will include travel (35%) to scientific conferences, hospitals, and/or other BSC facilities
⦁    Must be able to lift and move large pieces of equipment


Preferred qualifications:
⦁    Cardiovascular, peripheral, and/or interventional experience preferred 
⦁    Strong interpersonal skills to enable cross-functional collaboration to ensure full line/franchise success.
⦁    Successful experience of building an HCP training curriculum and implementing didactic and hands-on training programs
⦁    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Requisition ID: 581087

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

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 prohibited substance 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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