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Clinical Nurse Educator (Carolinas)

Job ID 1700070 Date posted02/06/2017 Location North Carolina, United States; South Carolina, United States;
More than 30,000 Takeda employees working in more than 70 countries are committed to improving quality of life for patients, who remain at the center of everything we do. Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven organization working internally and with external partners to translate science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses on the core therapeutic areas of oncology, gastroenterology, central nervous system and providing vaccines that address the most important infectious diseases. Novel products, especially in oncology and gastroenterology, as well as our presence in emerging markets, fuel our growth.
While Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, we remain ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine. In short, we are a passionate team doing important work that impacts patients’ lives. If you are driven to create better health and a brighter future, join us!


The Clinical Nurse Educator (CNE) is a field-based position reporting to the Associate Director, Clinical Nurse Educators.  The primary role of the CNE is to support Academic Institutions, Acute Care Hospitals and key community accounts with educational and on-label promotional programs in support of the commercial business unit’s goals.   The CNE works closely with sales colleagues, Regional Account Managers, Associate Director of Networks, and Marketing to coordinate on-label customer-facing educational activities including in-services, patient advocacy programs, and nursing society meetings.


  • Work cross functionally to identify customer education needs.
  • Work with Region Manager, Area Director and Associate Director, Clinical Nurse Educators to develop and implement a business plan to educate the market within assigned specialty and geography.
  • Deliver disease state and product specific educational presentations to nurses, physicians and other health care providers.
  • Work with state and local nursing organizations to support education on assigned disease state and product information.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with brand teams and assist in the development of disease-state and product specific education pieces.
  • Develop relationships with key nurse opinion leaders.
  • Manage resources effectively while maintaining accurate records of company related expenditures.
  • Identify and communicate customer issues, educational opportunities, and market developments through supervisor and internal partners.
  • Attend and participate in franchise meetings, training classes, conventions/conferences, and other business related activities.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required and determined within and outside of the assigned Region.
  • All other duties as assigned.



Qualifications for Job (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Effectiveness, Collaboration and Leadership):

  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of the oncology market.  
  • Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and nurture professional relationships with internal partners and external customers.
  • Demonstrates expert knowledge in related disease states and the ability to serve as a technical and clinical resource to the medical community.
  • Ability to manage time and a large geography.
  • Ability to resolve customer issues.
  • Demonstrate strong Presentation/Platform Skills.
  • Demonstrates customer literacy and ability to interpret clinical and market data
Education and/or Experience (including certificates, licenses, registrations):
  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree, RN required.  OCN strongly recommended. 
  • Prefer a minimum of 5 years pharmaceutical industry/clinical experience, with an oncology focus.
  • Strong clinical expertise and ability to articulate and communicate complex information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and standard programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Eastern Tennessee including Nashville
  • Huntsville, Alabama
  • Paducah, Kentucky
  • Augusta & Savannah, Georgia

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