Abbott Sales Rep - Pediatric Hospital Sales Specialist - Abbott Nutrition - Birmingham, AL in Birmingham, Alabama

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Founded in 1903 and restructured to focus on innovative nutrition products, the company that evolved into Abbott Nutrition built its reputation on nutritional excellence through solid scientific advances. We are a worldwide leader in nutrition science, research, and development.

Abbott Nutrition is a division of Abbott, the global, broad-based health care company. Every day, our global team of scientists is working hard to discover and develop nutritional and related health care products that advance the quality of life for people of all ages.

Health care professionals and their patients trust us to provide cutting-edge nutrition products that meet changing nutrition needs. And we deliver on their expectations—providing a vast array of nutritional and therapeutic products that help babies and children grow, work to keep bodies strong, and support the unique needs of patients with chronic illnesses.

We are behind some of the world's most trusted names in pediatric, adult, and healthy living nutritional product brands such as:

  • Similac® Advance®, Similac Expert Care® Alimentum®, and Similac® Soy Isomil® in infant formulas

  • PediaSure® and Pedialyte® for children

  • Ensure® and ZonePerfect® for active adults

  • Glucerna® for people with diabetes

  • EAS® for elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts PRIMARY FUNCTION / PRIMARY GOALS / OBJECTIVES: This position is responsible for the promotion, management and growth of Abbott Pediatric Nutritional products in hospital settings. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and supporting territory sales goals in each hospital service area for Similac, PediaSure and Pedialyte.

  • Hospital negotiations and contracting.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of all products, clinical studies, protocols and guidelines as well as the ability to deliver the information in a selling environment.

  • New product launches.

  • An understanding of the hierarchy of hospital departments such as NICU, Pediatrics, Pharmacies, Purchasing, PICU, Nurseries and Nursing units. The ability to work effectively with Dietitians, Physicians and Nurses.

  • Effective administrative skills.

  • Budget management.

  • Ability to function independently with a high degree of initiative, independence, and autonomy.

  • Desire to be self- motivated, seeking out success at achieving both short and long term goals. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • Registered Dietitians are strongly encouraged to apply

  • The ideal candidate will be technically knowledgeable with a minimum of two years sales experience.

  • MISC: Territory: Birmingham, Al up to Cullman, Al and down to Tuscaloosa, Al as well as Montgomery, AlTravel: 5% - No overnight stay in territory (regional and annual meetings)Local candidates only please – No Relocation support for this opportunity.

JOB FAMILY:

Sales Force

DIVISION:

ANPD Nutrition Products

LOCATION:

United States of America : Remote

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 5 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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