Edwards Lifesciences

Clinical Imaging Associate Specialist, Clinical Imaging Academy TMTT

Nov 14, 2023

USA IRV-17011 Redhill/DBC1-5

Clinical Imaging Associate Specialist, Clinical Imaging Academy, TMTT, Irvine, Ca

Have you been searching for a role that brings you to the forefront of innovation? We have an outstanding Clinical Imaging Program for you to join an early-stage medical device team boldly designing transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies from the ground up! This program provides the opportunity to train within multiple unique job functions and make a meaningful impact with your imaging background.

Edwards is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Within the Transcatheter Mitral & Tricuspid Therapies (TMTT) business unit, we have the vision to lead and transform treatment for patients with mitral and tricuspid valve disease with a differentiated portfolio of valve repair and replacement therapies.

Cardiac Imaging is a cornerstone of our ability to lead and deliver outstanding patient outcomes. Part of our vision is to invest broadly and deeply in our talent to continue to be an industry leader in imaging knowledge and expertise.

We have designed a year-long program for early-career Cardiac Sonographers who are interested in cutting-edge structural heart and valve therapy to gain experience across our case support, patient screening, clinical development, quality, and imaging development teams, leading to a rewarding and breakthrough career at Edwards.

This is an Irvine based position. Comprehensive relocation packages available.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates, Bachelors or higher in Cardiac Sonography from an Accredited Program
  • RCS or RDCS Certification required
  • 1-3 Years of Clinical Experience as a Cardiac Sonographer
  • Experience with Philips, GE and/or Siemens Echo Machines preferred

Additional Talents and General Expectations:

  • Highly Effective Communication Skills
  • Working Knowledge of MS Office Suite and Electronic Data Transfer Systems
  • Desire to get your hands dirty with Procedure Support, Image Analysis, and in-depth training and learning to become a highly impactful Industry Imaging Expert

TMTT Clinical Academy Overview – Month 1

The Clinical Academy has developed an essential onboarding educational program to prepare you for the job function assignments. This program will provide the foundational knowledge of our products and procedures, imaging techniques, clinical programs, and functional teams.

This impactful hands-on learning program will provide the support to ensure success as a Clinical Imaging Associate Specialist.

Edwards TMTT Clinical Imaging Academy: (14 weeks per rotation)

Patient Screening

Collaborate with a large team of Edwards sonographers as we work together to analyze TTEs and TEEs to help physicians make decisions surrounding which patients should be accepted in to our clinical mitral and tricuspid valve trials. Learn advanced CT imaging skills as we work extensively with cutting-edge imaging software to map out coronary and structural heart anatomy.

Case Support

Gain valuable experience working within our Case Support and Training team as we deliver our transformative Tricuspid and Mitral Therapies to patients.  Partner with trainers as we train Physicians at our Clinical Sites on the use of our devices, with simulators and bench-top models.  Work alongside our Clinical Imaging Specialists as they proctor cases from the echo side of the room, using advanced imaging techniques and 3D MPR to guide the procedure with TEE.  This is the frontline for advancing our TMTT Portfolio through our clinical research!

Field travel nationwide up to 50%

Medical Affairs

Get immersed with the Clinical Development Team in early-stage product and procedural development and work with Imaging Development partners to understand cutting-edge imaging technology as it is used for our current and future TMTT Programs.

Quality Complaints Investigation

Work closely with Clinical Imagers to face and solve clinical challenges as we treat patients and ensure utmost quality of our products and procedures.

At the conclusion of the Clinical Imaging Academy rotations, you will have the opportunity to seek roles within the business functions and expand your career with Edwards TMTT.

Aligning our overall business objectives with performance, we offer competitive salaries, performance-based incentives, and a wide variety of benefits programs to address the diverse individual needs of our employees and their families.

For California, the base pay range for this position is $64,000 to $91,000 (highly experienced).

The pay for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience).   

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Edwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless you request and are granted a medical or religious accommodation for exemption from the vaccination requirement. This vaccination requirement does not apply in countries where it is prohibited by law to impose vaccination. In countries where vaccines are less available, or other requirements exist, we may institute alternate measures that optimize patient safety and healthcare provider safety, which may include regular COVID testing or specific masking requirements.

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