Patient Liaison Co-ordinator (Oticon Medical)
Oticon Medical – Because sound matters
Oticon Medical (OM) offers bone anchored hearing systems and cochlear implant solutions, which address the needs of different patient groups. Our solutions benefit people with hearing loss, specialised to address the needs of those who face the hardest hearing challenges. OM UK’s dedicated team work in partnership with Hearing Implant centres throughout the UK and Ireland, to achieve the best possible hearing outcomes for patients.
Sound is a fundamental part of daily life that opens up a world of wonder. Sound and hearing are the key to human development and interaction. Sound is the way we understand, recognise and socialise with other people. In short, to hear is to live. Imagine a world without sound, without being able to hear, without being able to interact.
At OM, we are passionate about using our combined expertise and resources to open up the world of sound to as many people as possible. We do so because we appreciate that when it comes to quality of life, sound and sound quality matter.
We are seeking a Patient Liaison Co-ordinator to provide support to UK CI & BA sales efforts by spending 75% of their time supporting & influencing potential CI & BA patients to choose OM products and for 25% of their time setting up and running the UK BA Academy.
You will have regular and direct access to patients and their families ensuring they have information on OM products & services, collecting vital patient information whilst supporting the BA & CI Area Managers to hold regional patient events and working with the team & healthcare professionals to improve the overall patient care experience. You will be responsible for running referral audiology and ENT training. You will also work on supporting and managing Patient Advocacy groups for both BA & CI which will involve supporting the recruiting of new advocates and coaching & supporting them through the process.
The aim of the BA Academy is to train 20 new BA audiologists over a 12 month period. These audiologists will be nominated by their Head of Department and will attend the 12 month Oticon Medical BA course. You will take the lead and be responsible for setting up and running this course.
This is a UK wide role with around 150 days of travel with regular weekend working.
You will be a qualified Audiologist who is a great communicator with a clear understanding of medical terminology. You will have the ability to build trust at all levels.
Desirable experience with BA and or CI patients and previous patient liaison role experience and/or audiology training and education experience within NHS, private audiology or with a medical company.
If you feel you have the relevant competencies required and would like to join an exciting & engaging organisation, then please apply for this job opportunity with your CV and covering letter outlining your current salary and location to Gillian Hutcheson, HR Manager, email@example.com
Equal Opportunities Employer
Oticon Medical is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, sex, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or religion or belief.