Clinical Nurse Advisor - Acute Respiratory

Location: UK Field/Home Based

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Closing Date: 15 July 2022

Salary: Competitive

Clinical Nurse Advisor - Acute Respiratory


Reporting to the Head of Clinical, Training & Education, you will be directly responsible for helping Armstrong Medical develop a leading clinical voice in the Acute Respiratory market both internationally and within the UK & I.  You will be an integral member of a wider commercial team who are all joined by the common ambition to ensure that Armstrong Medical is a credible player in the market with high quality products, service and complete integrity.

You will be contributing directly to an evidence-based approach to developing and promoting our products and services by providing clinical expertise that will inform a wide range of commercial decisions and provide advice and support to ensure the consistent delivery of a high quality, client focussed service across our domestic and international markets.

Importantly, the respiratory clinical advisor will network with healthcare professionals internationally and domestically.  This will include building and delivering educational sessions, leading clinicians’ engagement programmes, attending conferences and nurturing relationships with key opinion leaders in order to build Eakin Group’s reputation in key markets.  Carrying out clinical research, collating and presenting findings is also integral to this goal.



Strategy participation

  • Provide a clinical voice and opinion to the overall discussion and execution of the Commercial team strategic plan.
  • Provide clinical input during development of marketing strategy
  • Network with relevant HCPs across our major markets, building meaningful relationships with key nurses and helping to build the clinical reputation and awareness of Eakin Group


New Product Development

  • Work closely with the Marketing, Product Management and R+D teams to ensure all newly created products meet the consumer and nurse needs within a clinical setting 
  • Participating in the organisation of product trials


Product Insights and Marketing

  • Working with healthcare professionals and key opinion leader panels, to helps us evolve and validate key concepts in respiratory care products
  • Working closely with the Marketing department to ensure that all material (printed and on-line) is clinically accurate and up-to-date making sure it is easily understood by clients
  • Being willing to participate in video and blogs being uploaded to social medias


Training and Education

  • Create and deliver training and education sessions in collaboration with the Training team to deliver presentations to all key stakeholders – business partners, health care professionals and associates
  • Deliver presentations through various mediums including webinar, conference presentations to large or small groups, road shows and recorded demonstrations. The content should support the use of the product and or service and should be clinically referenced
  • Offer support to field-based colleagues domestically and internationally
  • Provide regular training for all members within the Commercial team in relation to anatomy and physiology and new and existing product usage trends, as well as sharing knowledge of all Armstrong products with a high level of understanding of comparable products in the market place
  • Assist with delivery of bespoke training for all new members of internal staff



  • Research and develop clinical reasoning for products or services created by Eakin
  • Develop articles for publication and promotion detailing the evidence found in the research, helping to deliver these messages to the market
  • Where appropriate deliver research at national or international conferences



  • To adhere to the company’s Equal Opportunities policy and Dignity at work policy in all activities and to actively promote equality of opportunity wherever possible
  • To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the company’s’ Health and Safety policy
  • To adhere to the company’s Quality policy and Environmental policy
  • To undertake other duties as may be reasonably required






  • A current Registered Nurse with previous nursing experience
  • Relevant experience within ICU
  • Fluent English speaker
  • A willingness to travel within the UK and internationally
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience of Microsoft Office with good Excel and PowerPoint



  • ICU Educator or interest in education
  • PgCert Education or equivalent
  • Commercial experience of some sorts or a desire to learn
  • Ability to speak one or more foreign languages
  • Full clean driving licence




  • Full Commercial team (Sales, Marketing, Training, Clinical and Product/Insights)
  • Field sales teams
  • Research and Development
  • Technical Director, Quality and Regulatory



  • Business partners
  • Domestic and International HCPs




  • This role is UK based remote working with travel to head office in Coleraine. International travel also required when necessary
  • Attendance at 2-3 International events and 2-3 European events per year



COMPETENCIES - Problem solving – Generates and promotes solutions.  Sees clearly which is the best way forward.  Able to make decisions and commitments within appropriate time frame.


Networking – Feels relaxed about relating to people and soon forges and builds relationships.  Works well in an environment of mutual support and information sharing.  Is not afraid to direct people or ask for their help.


Team Working – Enjoys participating in group activities and likes to work in close proximity with other people.  Is ready to collaborate with and support others and is willing to co-operate and compromise for the overall good.


Information Gathering – Enjoys dealing with and refers to factual data.  Likes to be well informed and drills down into details.  Prefers to access wide range of information and opinion before making decisions and when solving problems.


Planning and Organising – Thinks things through well in advance and maps out future activities, taking the key stages and requirements into account.  Likes to monitor to ensure that things are implemented and delivered effectively


Oral Communication – Talks readily and confidently to people, expressing themselves with obvious ease.  Speak out and makes themselves heard, often playing a leading and influential role in debate and discussion.


Interpersonal / Influencing – Deals with other in a convincing way that leads to gaining agreement without relying on hierarchy and shows sensitivity to working relationships.  Doesn’t give up easily in the face of opinions that differ from their own.  Influences others to reach conclusions and gain agreements.


Technical expert –full breadth of technical knowledge and can operate as a technical advisor, influencing others to achieve goals without relying on hierarchy. Keeps up to date on changes within their field and implements plans to ensure organisation is in a state of readiness.  Participates in industry and professional associations

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