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Clinical Consultant - Ostomy Care



Job Family:  Marketing
Country/Region:  United States

Coloplast has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Consultant to join our growing team. This position will cover our Southeast region (Charlotte, Atlanta, Raleigh, Miami, Jacksonville, Orlando, Columbia, New Orleans, etc.).

You will be responsible for providing clinical advisory needs and applying our clinical message on behalf of Coloplast with customers, end-users and within our sales and marketing team.  As a board certified WOC nurse, this individual provides clinical expertise in the areas of ostomy care.  Activities include clinical education & skills development for internal and external customers, providing clinical expertise related to Coloplast marketing initiatives and serving as a regionally focused clinical resource to the organization.


Major Areas of Accountability:


Represent Coloplast as a Clinical Expert

  • Maintain professional credentials and education to maintain status as a clinical expert through board certification as a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence nurse.
  • Develop in conjunction with marketing and deliver educational programs to a diverse group of internal and external customers. These may be live, web-based or on-demand or on-line programs.
  • Attend approved national and regional conferences and tradeshows as a Coloplast representative, interacting with key customers and attending scientific programs.  Report back to senior leadership/training key clinical learnings and opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with industry Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs).  This includes developing KOLs to speak on behalf of Coloplast and enlisting their help with Coloplast committee sessions.  Gaining feedback for new potential products.
  • Act as a clinical liaison to Consumer Care department and sales force to handle end user issues – “Ask the Expert.”  Develop and execute trainings at the Bi-Annual meetings for Consumer. 
  • Once a month clinical consultant team sends out monthly clinical “hot topic” update (WSC, OC & CC).
  • Contribute articles for professional and end user publications.


Marketing Program Development:

  • Collaborate on Marketing initiatives to:
  • Develop in conjunction with marketing clinical education for internal and external customers.
  • Support and train Coloplast employees on the use of clinical evidence to support the brand message of the business areas.


Sales Team Support

  • Align educational resources with key sales initiatives of the business unit.
  • Maximize individual clinical resources and energies towards overall success of business units.
  • Provide clinical support for key account strategic planning and educational initiatives.
  • Own and execute clinical material for onboarding of all new hires.


Essential Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Current Wound, Ostomy, and Continence board certification
  • 5+ years experience in a clinical setting working with patients and/or end users
  • Previous medical industry experience preferred
  • Domestic travel required – 30% - 50% annually


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective written and presentation skills
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret clinical publications.
  • Proven success with organization and time management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to tailor training and education in order to serve many audiences
  • High attention to detail and follow-through
  • Previous project management experience preferred
  • Flexible with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in order to support marketing and sales needs.
  • Self-starter


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12,000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


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