The DSS is responsible for supporting commercial and clinical trial oncology patients utilizing the NovoTTF device. Reporting to a Regional DSS Manager, the Device Support Specialist is an exempt, full-time, field-based position.
The territory for this position is Chicago/Milwaukee
Support and honor our "PatientForward" mission
Manage administrative tasks including expense reports, follow-up forms, equipment management, office supplies/ordering, and office logistics (as applicable)
Conduct regular patient visits and provide the following:
Check technical status of devices and replace components as necessary.
Troubleshoot problems through a well-defined procedure.
Provide patient training and reinforce as applicable.
Perform data collection and analysis to offer feedback in the form of verbal communications or formal documentation
Serve as technical interface between the Company and assigned medical centers
Support commercial and clinical trial oncology patients utilizing the NovoTTF device
Provide patient support by phone or in person as necessary, including beyond normal business hours and potentially weekends and holidays.
Work independently within an assigned regional territory while collaborating with cross functional team members
Travel to patient homes and to physician offices.
Minimum of an Associate's Degree, Bachelor's preferred
Patient care experience preferred (medical technician, medical assistant, nurse, nurse assistant, physical or occupational therapist or assistant, assisted living care provider)
Proficiency in basic computer operations including but not limited to Microsoft Office, manipulating computer files, following test and troubleshooting procedures (experience with Concur, SalesForce, and SAP a benefit)
Must have ac a valid driver's license and insurance.
All approved travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Amount of travel required is dependent on patient needs and location and may include occasional overnight stays may require up to 50% travel
Performance Behavior Competencies:
The following list describes the performance behaviors necessary to meet the minimum requirements.
Attitude & Enthusiasm: Must have a positive, "can do" attitude.
Communication: Be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
Dependability/Perseverance: always willing to go the extra mile to complete projects on schedule.
Flexibility: Can accept change and is flexible toward change. Have the ability to redirect work and priorities to be in alignment with the strategic corporate goals.required.
Counted on to achieve objectives and be flexible to take on other tasks when
Judgment: Be able to make sound judgments and escalate when in doubt.
Planning/Scheduling: Handle multiple projects and priorities in order to meet required deadlines. Ability to plan ahead and foresee company needs.
Professionalism: adhere to a high level of professionalism by demonstrating ethical behavior.
Teamwork: work with others in contributing to the overall success of the company.
Novocure is a global oncology company developing a proprietary platform technology called Tumor Treating Fields, the use of electric fields tuned to specific frequencies to disrupt solid tumor cancer cell division. The science of Tumor Treating Fields may have the potential to treat a range of solid tumor cancers. Novocure's commercialized product is approved for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
The company, which has operations in the US, Europe and Asia, began with a patient-forward approach that continues to drive our mission today. With over 15 years of research and many significant milestones reached, we have established ourselves as an innovator in oncology dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients.
For additional information about the company, please visit www.novocure.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/novocure.
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