Operating Room Educator (Temp) Louisiana

  • Temporary Worker - Full Time (Agency) - TFT
  • Louisiana
  • Posted 3 months ago

Heron Therapeutics develops cutting edge medicine to meet unmet patient needs and solve big problems by applying our innovative science and technologies with well-known pharmacology.  With therapeutic areas in oncology and pain, our goal is to offer alternatives so patients can be opioid free post-surgery. With additional products and indications on their way, we are excited to be growing and adding to our amazing team.

Our entrepreneurial culture gives everyone the chance to be heard and make an impact. We developed the Heron Ways of Working to implement practices that breathe life into our values and embed them into our daily experience, fostering open collaboration across teams, self-responsibility & accountability, and the mind set of always assuming positive intent!

If this sounds like a refreshing work environment, and you are ready to bring your best self to your career, we want to talk to you!


This position could be based in any of the following cities in Louisiana:  Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport, or Monroe

The Operating Room Educator (ORE) is responsible for working with surgeons and OR staff in the preparation and application of the Company’s lead Acute Care product in hospitals (inpatient and outpatient) and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs).  The ORE requires partnership with local Territory Business Managers to build strong relationships with surgeons and OR staff as well key Heron personnel to ensure the successful adoption of Zynrelef.  This position reports into the District Business Manager.


Verbally deliver clear and concise instruction on the safe and efficacious use of Heron pain management products to customers in and out of the operating room setting, including in-services for surgeons and clinical staff.
Work alongside OR Scrub Techs and OR Nurses to ensure product is used as mandated.
Participate fully in training on new data and materials through in person and online training programs. Attend district, regional and national meetings, as required.
Maintain an updated working knowledge of Zynrelef, relevant disease states, and competitor products in order to provide comprehensive clinical knowledge to customer contacts.
Able to carry out all duties and responsibilities in compliance with applicable regulations and Pharma guidelines. Complete assigned administrative tasks, including customer records, in a timely, accurate, legible, and organized manner complying with all corporate policies, procedures, and standards.


Education Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent and a certificate as a scrub tech. Associates degree a definite plus.
Experience minimum requirements: Minimum one (1) year of operating room experience (e.g. as a Scrub Tech, Operating Room Nurse, or device sales representative). 
Candidates must satisfy reasonable credentialing requirements, including, but not limited to vaccinations and background checks, where applicable. Fully credentialed candidates a definite plus.  Heron will pay all expenses related to credentialing.
Minimum one (1) year of experience building and maintaining strong professional relationships with pharmacists and surgeons across multiple specialties. Experience in orthopedic and general surgery, pain management preferred.
Demonstrated experience working alongside physicians and staff in the operating room.
Demonstrated understanding of EMR, preference cards, order sets and CPOE systems.
Ability to communicate a current, effective, and accurate description of Zynrelef to surgeons & OR staff.
Demonstrated success in a team environment and the ability to partner closely with others.
Compliance with corporate policies and procedures and applicable FDA and OIG legal standards and requirements as well as PhRMA Code.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in addition to being self-motivated with a sense of urgency, well organized, and possessing strong problem-solving abilities.
Must be willing to travel by car or plane as needed for training and going to multiple locations (hospitals and ASCs). Position may require overnight travel to cover multiple hospitals and ASCs.  Heron will cover all reasonable expenses.
Must be available to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends, as required.

The above description is intended to describe the general nature of the job that may include other duties as assumed or assigned; it is not intended to be all inclusive or limit the duties of the position.

Heron is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

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