Give hope. Give health. Make your mark in the fight against cancer.
At Accuray, we make a direct and powerful impact on the lives of cancer patients every day - helping them live longer, better lives. But our commitment to innovation offers a truly unique opportunity: the chance to change the fight against cancer - helping to develop, introduce and support new treatment delivery systems and software that will give new hope and new health to cancer patients and cancer survivors around the world
Accuray develops, manufactures and sells radiotherapy systems that make cancer treatments shorter, safer, personalized and more effective, ultimately enabling patients to live longer, better lives. Our radiation treatment delivery systems in combination with fully-integrated software solutions set the industry standard for precision and cover the full range of radiation therapy and radiosurgery procedures.
Accuray is looking for a Clinical Training Instructor to join our growing and dynamic organization. Employees in this role focus on educating clinical users to increase their confidence and adoption of Accuray Products. This role is based in our Madison, Wisconsin location.
Reports to the Manager of Clinical Training in the Accuray Training Department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Train customers on the safe and technical operation of the Accuray treatment delivery systems at the Accuray Center for Education
Conduct multiple day training classes - These classes may consist of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on exercises
Create, develop and review classroom Training materials to support new and existing users
Partner with cross-functional groups to provide user insight into product development and marketing materials
Participate in projects as necessary to meet departmental objectives
Leverage academic and clinical expertise to assist users in understanding advanced concepts pertaining to use of Accuray technologies
Maintain professional contact with peers through attendance at professional meetings and related activities
Clinical understanding of the processes in a medical and/or radiation oncology department
Must be highly organized and possess excellent verbal/written communication, time management and presentation skills
Demonstrate resourcefulness and ability to take initiative in development and completion of projects with deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well with a wide range of people with diverse cultural background, and clinical specialties
Candidates must be customer and patient focused, drive operational excellence, build trusting relationships, and work with a sense of urgency
Some travel required to support professional development within the role
Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative
Enthusiastic learner who is eager to meet challenges and quickly assimilate new concepts
b. Preferred or Desired:
Previous experience in Radiation Oncology; preferably as a Radiation Therapist or Medical Dosimetrist
Accuray Product experience. (Although preferred, clinical radiotherapy experience specific to Accuray systems is not required. Product training will be provided as necessary)
3-5 years of experience in training/education in industry or academic environments preferred, will train for those with applicable clinical experience
Technical or Associates Degree or Higher preferred, equivalent scientific experience acceptable
Cross-cultural communication skills a plus
At Accuray Our commitment to patient-first outcomes drives an inclusive and collaborative work environment where the best ideas rise to the top - and everyone works to push them further. We value diversity in both the professional and personal backgrounds of our employees, as this variety adds rich energy to every team, every project and every work day. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin - including individuals with disabilities and veterans.