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Innovations Engagement Partner

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
req # 148881 Location Cleveland, Ohio Facilities Cleveland Clinic Main Campus Professional Area Marketing Communications Department 2598 Innovations-Research Innov and Educ Jobcode T98188 Schedule Full Time Shift 8:00am-5:00pm
Partners with leaders, administrators, physicians and researchers and other stakeholders in medium sized institutes, hospitals, departments or centers to generate high quality invention disclosures for new medical products.


  • Create relationships with key stakeholders to identify potential inventors and develop high quality invention disclosures.
  • Partner with inventors and connect them with Innovations resources to assist in developing new medical technologies.
  • Engage and maintain partner relation with a medium number of clientele inventors/leaders based on operational metrics defined by leadership.
  • Function as an Innovations resource for service area leadership and inventors.
  • Provide education for inventors.  Support innovations related caregiver training programs.
  • Facilitate and improve inventor communication and engagement.
  • Facilitate structured Innovations sessions.
  • May mentor or coach Associate Innovation Partners.
  • Track and report on inventor engagement (frequency and diversity of contacts) through a customer relationship management (CRM) system. 
  • Track and report on high-quality IDFs, translation rate, number of structured Innovations sessions, number of caregivers completing training courses, and other metrics
  • Facilitate and improve inventor communication and engagement.
  • Facilitate structured Innovations sessions.
  • Integrate with and support all Innovations teams.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of operational plans that work toward the strategic priorities of the organization. 
  • Assist with the development and responsible for meeting operational metrics. 
  • Uphold compliance to regulatory requirements in all areas of operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in life or physical sciences, biomedical engineering, finance, business or related field.
  • Master’s degree in business is preferred.


  • None required

Complexity of Work:

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with academic and corporate sectors and comprehend details of new and diverse technologies.
  • Must be a self-starter with strong work ethics and excellent marketing and negotiation skills.
  • Must have demonstrated comfort with multi-tasking and the ability to meet deadlines.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum 5 years of relevant experience in health care industry (medical devices, therapeutics, diagnostics, HIT).

Physical Requirements:

  • Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.
  • May require periods of sitting, standing and the ability to walk to various locations throughout the health system to attend meetings.
  • Must have normal or corrected vision and be able to clearly communicate verbally by phone or in person.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

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