J&J Family of Companies Clinical Education Specialist in Pierre, South Dakota

Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies is recruiting for a Clinical Education Specialist to be located anywhere in the United States, with preference given to those near one of our sites in Raynham, MA; Cincinnati, OH; Irvine, CA; West Chester, PA; Warsaw, IN; or Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies produce a broad range of innovative products and solutions used primarily by health care professionals in the fields of orthopedics, neurovascular, surgery, vision care, diagnostics, diabetes care, infection prevention, cardiovascular disease, sports medicine, and aesthetics. Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices contains key surgical platforms such as Wound Closure, Orthopedics, Open and Minimally Invasive Stapling, Energy, Biosurgery, Aesthetics, ENT, and Cardiovascular surgical products. As the most comprehensive devices business in the world, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices (MD) is best suited to serve evolving customer needs, train more surgeons to improve standards of care, and treat more patients globally as access expands. Johnson & Johnson MD is currently $21 billion in Worldwide sales. The business is expected to experience solid growth over the next 5 to 7 years.

The Clinical Education Specialist is responsible for the strategic design, preparation and execution of hands-on training experiences for Professional Education under North America Global Education Solutions. The Clinical Education Specialist also supports R&D, Marketing, Education Grants, and Meetings and Conventions. They must partner with colleagues to effectively teach and train on the safe and efficacious use of Johnson & Johnson products in a lab setting to external Healthcare Professional customers. They serve as the subject matter expert on anatomy, language of medicine, clinical procedures, disease states and all Johnson & Johnson technologies. They must collaborate and align priorities with Sales, Professional Education, R&D, and Marketing leaders to develop customized hands-on educational experiences that meet the goals and needs of multiple stakeholders. They must manage priorities and timelines well and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment. They must ensure compliance to all legal, regulatory and HCC policies to include; IACUC, AAALAC, Advamed, Pharma, ACCME, AATB and other global legal and regulatory bodies. The Clinical Education Specialist must ensure all field-based programs are compliant with J&J guidelines through thorough formal on-site assessment of field-based sites.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Policies: Know and follow policies and procedures related to work activities performed in area of responsibility.

Training: Complete training in area of responsibility within allowed time period. Training is required for changes in existing policies & procedures, for new assignments & for implementation of new policies & procedures. Complete required periodic re-training in areas such as safety & environmental compliance.

  • Successful completion of designated primary sales training.

  • Successful completion of Clinical Education training evaluations.

Safety: Follow all company safety policies & other safety precautions within work area. Promote safety to all associates that enter work area. Follow Health Care Compliance guidelines as well as follow operating room training and safety standards (Bloodborne pathogens training, etc.).

  • Product, Clinical, and Disease State Knowledge: Extensive knowledge and understanding of the safe and efficacious use of Johnson & Johnson Products. All-encompassing understanding of surgical procedures across several specialties, relevant disease states and appropriate product application. Ability to teach and translate that knowledge into comprehensible education for different audiences.

  • Training: Exceptional communication skills and the ability to train, mentor and coach new associates in human and animal anatomy, medical language, and the procedure steps and appropriate product application in surgical procedures across many specialties. Demonstrate solid presentation skills to perform product in-services on animate, inanimate, cadaveric and other simulated models.

  • Program Development & Execution: Perform as the subject matter expert to the Johnson & Johnson business in Clinical Education, advising on appropriate models to meet learning objectives, hands-on education development and execution, and other clinical needs. Manage priorities effectively, acting with speed, flexibility and accountability to achieve goals.

  • Partnerships: Strong capacity to interact, dialogue and educate all levels of both internal and external customers in the Johnson & Johnson Institutes and in the field. Collaborate with Professional Education, R&D, Marketing, and Meetings and Conventions across all levels, creating effective solutions to drive the education business plan. Build and maintain partnerships with all stakeholders and facilitate key strategic relationships with facilities and third-party vendors.

  • Business Acumen: In-depth understanding of the Johnson & Johnson business, organizations and processes. Translate business requirements into Clinical Education strategy and plans.

  • Customer Insights: Acquire and translate customer insights to the broader organization as it relates to unmet needs and future educational and product offerings.

  • Market and Industry Knowledge: Understand and apply market, industry, competitor, and health care compliance, legal, and regulatory knowledge. Understands the external marketplace including competitor offerings and strategy, changing stakeholders, and applies knowledge to shape Clinical Education offerings.

  • Project Management: Lead Clinical Education projects through application of customer insights and strategic planning to develop and implement new education modalities. Contribute to innovative and viable products, service and/or solutions adding value. Develop measurable project plans with clear objectives, milestones, resource requirements, and deliverables.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or related discipline (BS, BSN, RN) is required

  • A minimum 6 years’ experience in a clinical or business environment is required

  • Experience in orthopedics, healthcare industry or in a clinical setting is preferred

  • Clinical expertise or experience in an Operating Room or Healthcare Professional facing setting is preferred

  • Clinical Education and/or Training experience is preferred

  • Trauma, joint reconstruction, spine or sports medicine experience is preferred

  • Experience in complex scheduling and execution of projects is required

  • Strong presentation and public speaking in front of healthcare professionals is required

  • Physical demands for the role: work in a laboratory setting, including ability to stand in one place for up to 4 hours and work up to 8 hours without sitting, occasional carrying, pulling or pushing up to 45 pounds.

  • This position will be located near one of the following Medical Device sites: Raynham, MA; Cincinnati, OH; Irvine, CA; West Chester, PA; Warsaw, IN; or Palm Beach Gardens, FL and will require up to 75% overnight, domestic, including weekends

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location

United States-Massachusetts-Raynham

Other Locations

United States-Massachusetts-Raynham, United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester, North America-United States, North America-United States-Indiana-Warsaw, United States-California-Irvine, United States-California-Irvine, United States-Florida-Palm Beach Gardens


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