I. POSITION SUMMARY
We are currently seeking successful and motivated Physical Therapist / Clinical Training Specialist candidates who will be responsible for providing training and education to current and future Ekso Bionics customers while facilitating use of our product in healthcare settings. This includes initial and ongoing training visits as needed at customer sites. S/he will ensure competent and safe operation of Ekso devices by all physical therapists at customer sites. The activities needed to support these objectives include, while not limited to: improving the quality, efficiency, and productivity of the physical therapy/clinical team, facilitating patient use of our products directly and through others, complying with Ekso Bionics quality management system, making presentations to current and future customers, supporting the design and development of future products, and the development and support of clinical training with Ekso Bionics customers. The successful candidate will be a licensed Physical Therapist with experience treating patients in a neurological rehabilitation setting and reports directly to and receives direction and delegation from the Clinical VP/Clinical manager, as part of the clinical team. We will consider highly qualified part-time candidates outside of the Bay Area (domestic candidates only).
II. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
ONSITE TRAINING, DEMONSTRATIONS AND CONFERENCES • Travel to current and future customer locations to provide new or ongoing demonstrations and training for all Ekso Bionics mobility related devices across the United States. Represent Ekso Bionics at conferences • Travel days expected to be approximately 60% of work days in a month. Manage own travel schedule and logistics • Comply with Ekso Bionics Clinical Competency and Training Outline to complete education and training
COMMUNICATE TIMELY AND EFFECTIVELY WITH ALL MEMBERS OF CLINICAL TEAM AND ENGINEERING TEAMS • Report status of training weeks • Collect feedback from customers and circulate to Clinical and Engineering Teams • Notify Clinical VP with concerns for site competency immediately • Notify Engineering Team and Clinical VP with concerns for device function immediately
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT • Research current articles related to gait, robotics and other areas important to Ekso Bionics • Clinical development of all mobility related devices • Research and Development in Company headquarters or remotely as scheduled with Clinical VP in support of engineering design and development or other clinical related activities • Performs other duties as required
III. POSITION SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS
Successful candidates meet the following skills, abilities and requirements: • Must be a licensed physical therapist with at least four (4) years of experience treating in an inpatient and/or outpatient rehabilitation setting, with at least a two (2) year focus in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, stroke/CVA rehabilitation, or other neurological conditions that require gait training. • Must have thorough understanding of and demonstrated experience working with CVA and spinal cord injuries or other neurological conditions at all levels. Must understand clinical risks and complications associated with diagnosis, and have experience gait training patients with spinal cord injury or other neurological conditions. • Have exceptional physical evaluation skills. • Experience as a Clinical Instructor to physical therapy student(s) or other applicable healthcare instruction. • Additional experience in neurological rehabilitation and teaching rehabilitation professionals preferred. • Comfortable using tools to adjust devices (Similar to wheelchair adjustment skills). • Robotic experience preferred • Provides excellent verbal and written communication to various team members in a timely manner. Requires effective communication to convey, develop and implement ideas to various customers and teams. • Possesses a high sense of urgency, initiative and effective decision making skills. Must present a professional demeanor and demonstrate an ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. • Is energetic, works quickly and efficiently with detail and accuracy; able to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and dynamic environment. • Proficient with computer use including Microsoft office suite and databases used by the business. DEGREES & LICENSES
• Graduate degree from accredited Physical Therapy program and be a licensed physical therapist required. • Must be CPR and first aid certified.
OTHER • Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs. • Must be comfortable with frequent air travel and navigating through cities of customer sites. • Must have or be willing to get a passport.
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