Clinical Education Specialist






Clinical Education Specialist


Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion.  Applied has recently launched a new line of products in a major category for both minimally invasive and open abdominal surgery.  Applied has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in the healthcare field.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products combined with our unique business positioning, allows team member representatives the ability to truly partner with hospital accounts and contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in most sales jobs.

This is a tremendous opportunity for individuals who appreciate working on a highly interactive, engaged and supportive surgical sales team.  Applied Medical is a proven provider of opportunities for invested, talented performers in both rapid sales growth and upward promotion.

Position Description

As a Clinical Education Specialist in the Nashville area, you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:


  • Manage existing and build new clinical education courses including Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery (HALS), Single-Site, Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS), etc.
  • Manage existing and build new cadaver/porcine courses for all surgical specialties according to hospital and departmental procedures
  • Oversee all aspects of running a lab
  • Develop course faculty
  • Attend, instruct and assist the Advanced Procedure Specialist team with simulation training programs for residents and surgeons
  • Develop and create course formats in conjunction with Applied Medical teams in order to roll out new products and procedures
  • Represent Applied Medical at national labs/conferences such as ACS, ASCRS, AUA, SAGES, ACOG, AAGL, etc.
  • Assist with follow-up on course leads
  • Work closely with the Applied Medical Clinical Education teams to meet their program objectives
  • Handle all aspects of surgeon proctorships for your geographic area

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • 3+ years of medical/surgical device sales experience
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong clinical and sales skills
  • Proven assertiveness in facilitating programs and events
  • Proficient at problem solving with situations in constant flux
  • Documented, superb follow-up skills
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Competent at multi-tasking
  • Experienced in creating, negotiating and monitoring budgets
  • Ability to work with all levels of hospital management and surgical specialties
  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines
  • Experience in planning educational events
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel to Southern California for a 3-week training class
  • 4 year degree


Applied Medical offers an excellent and competitive compensation and benefits package including medical and dental coverage, flexible benefits account, 401(k) and generous holiday and vacation accrual schedules. 


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