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Case Specialist, Spine Therapies - Greensboro, NC at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina

Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions - we're a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to sell medical technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. Our expanding portfolio delivers measurable clinical and economic value - and opens doors. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare.

Join us for a career in sales that changes lives.

A Day in the Life

At Medtronic, the Case Specialist, Spine Therapies is responsible for case coverage as assigned and working with the surgical team to insure that quality care is given to the patient. The Case Specialist works with the surgical team members in providing clinical product assistance to the Surgeon by being familiar with the surgical procedure, instruments, supplies and equipment. Prepares and provides appropriate instrumentation and supplies during surgery, prepares and maintains a sterile field before and during the surgical procedures, anticipates the needs of the surgeon intra-operatively, appropriately plans and prepares to meet those needs. Also provides a safe working environment in the operating room for the patient and fellow team members, maintain all instruments and equipment used during the procedure and is accountable for all items on the sterile field during the surgical procedure.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge of perioperative surgical technology practice and hospital policies and procedures

  • Plays a key role in development of new hire Case Specialists in the region

  • Develops technical acumen to a level to serve as an educational resource and leader for the sales team

  • Demonstrates competence in assisting with surgical procedures and acts as a cohesive member of the operating room work team and demonstrates appropriate interactions with all hospital service providers

  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of surgical procedures, instrumentation, and equipment and implements interventions based on the plan of care as developed by the surgeon and as appropriate to the type of surgical procedure

  • Identifies best practices among the nationwide team of Case Specialists and communicates findings to other members of the group

  • Performs the assembly and preparation of sets/kits for surgery including Quality Control audits of sets/kits

  • Performs maintenance of instrumentation and equipment and assembles and checks equipment and supplies pre-operatively and communicates needs to circulator prior to bringing patient in room

  • Assists in maintenance and care of surgical instrumentation and troubleshoots equipment according to standard procedure

  • Pulls hospital consignment sets from shelf

  • Moves loaner sets from hospital receiving dock to Central Sterile

  • Checks in sets and extras at Central Sterile

  • Verifies properly cleaned/sterile surgical sets/kits

  • Sets up trays with inventory that will most likely be used

  • Provides intra-operative clinical product support

  • Responds to clinical product issues as they arise during surgery

  • Documents implant use from surgery

  • Ensures that 100% of received inventory and returned inventory matches with shipping documents

  • Reconciles inventory/usage as well as missing inventory

  • Collects products and delivers to Central Sterile

  • Obtains purchase order number for the hospital and invoice

    Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Associates Degree or Graduate Certificate in a Life Science or Technical Discipline and 2+ years of Operating Room experience


  • Bachelors degree and 1+ years of Operating Room experience

    Nice to Have

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain positive, enthusiastic attitude

  • Eagerness to learn and expand responsibilities

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and to build strong working relationships

  • Demonstrate professionalism and exhibit a professional appearance and positive company image to the public

  • Knowledge of Spinal and/or Orthopedic surgical instrumentation

  • Understanding of Basic Anatomy and Pathology of the spine

    About Medtronic

    Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

    We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

    Physical Job Requirements

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job involve normal vision.

    **Must have a valid driver's license and active vehicle insurance policy. In addition, your driving record will be reviewed and will be considered as part of your application.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

    The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.