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Shockwave Medical Field Clinical Specialist - Long Island in New York, New York

Shockwave Medical, Inc. is a pioneer in the development and commercialization of Intravascular Lithotripsy (IVL) to treat complex calcified cardiovascular disease. Shockwave Medical aims to establish a new standard of care for medical device treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease through its differentiated and proprietary local delivery of sonic pressure waves for the treatment of calcified plaque.

Position Overview

The Field Clinical Specialist is a visible position that will provide case support to physicians within certain territories. Case support will be done on peripheral and coronary interventional procedures in the pre-market and post-market phases of product development with the Shockwave Medical IVL technology. The Field Clinical Specialist will also play a critical role in clinical studies including device training, case support and ensuring timely data collection for clinical programs. This position supports both a Territory Manager as well as the Director of Field Clinical Operations who manages case coverage of all territories and field clinical research activities. Case support may be required to support other territories at certain times.

Essential Job Functions

  • Physician and hospital staff training, and procedural case coverage to ensure the safe and effective use of medical devices.

  • Effectively meet the needs of internal and external customers with a sense of urgency and drive.

  • Present clinical study training materials based on investigational plans to support the safe and effective use of medical devices, inclining study protocol, instructions for use, core lab manuals and case report forms.

  • Manage key study investigators; foster and maintain strong relationships through direct interactions with medical advisors and clinical leaders.

  • Partner with other clinical research colleagues to meet business needs in the field including site re-training, data collection for timely database locks and resolution of critical issues.

  • Administrative activities including training to procedures, manage territory travel and budgets.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in business, science, nursing or related fields, or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience directly supporting interventional or surgical procedures within a hospital.

  • Working knowledge of clinical research, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance guidelines for clinical trials.

  • A history of effective collaboration with regulatory agencies through clinical studies and market releases.

  • Product knowledge including product vigilance and medical device reporting.

  • High attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Computer skills (MS Office products, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.).

  • Finance and budgeting knowledge.

  • Good prioritization and organizational skills.

  • Excellent critical thinking skills.

  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills.

  • High energy and results-oriented individual who is mature and successful in a business environment and is skilled in motivating and inspiring people.

  • Works effectively on cross-functional teams. Demonstrated willingness to make decisions and to take responsibility for such.

  • Effective written, verbal and presentation skills with all levels of customers and management.

  • There may be continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Significant travel >50% of time requiring the employee to be effective in a remote manner.

  • Employee may be required to lift objects up to 40lbs or more.


Shockwave Medical offers a competitive total compensation package including comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision) as well as pet insurance and student loan refinancing support.