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Abbott Sales Representative Acute Care - Therapeutic Nutrition Specialist - Tacoma or Seattle WA in Tacoma, Washington

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Tacoma, WA currently has an opportunity for a Acute Care Sales Representative . The primary role of this position is to execute strategies to drive sales and expand product market share of Ensure brands and specialty products. Responsible for targeted Hospital accounts and their key stakeholders such as: Nutrition Services, Nursing, Quality, Materials Management, Physicians, and nutrition-related task forces and committees. Responsible for providing current and comprehensive clinical knowledge of Abbott products, and effectively communicating the clinical and economic benefits.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Full ownership of acute care accounts

  • Executing strategic sales initiatives designed to exceed established sales goals.

  • Work closely with District Manager and cross-functional / interdisciplinary teams to execute the strategic account plan

  • Prioritizing the utilization of resources to drive return on investment

  • Utilizing Abbott Nutrition promotional materials and clinical studies to effectively communicate the clinical and scientific benefits of Abbott Nutrition products to targeted healthcare professionals

  • Plan and organize to maximize focus on top priorities

Key Competencies:

  • Persuasiveness

  • Persistence

  • Strong initiative

  • Results-Oriented / Will to win

  • Strategic planning and execution

  • Ability to Identify and prioritize call points

  • Adaptability and coachability

  • Sales and learning agility

  • Integrity

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Excellent oral communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong organizational skills

Preferred

  • 2-3 years of sales experience

  • Selling experience across a wide range of Health Care Practitioners in Hospital setting/environment

  • Strong Business acumen demonstrated through solid understanding of the healthcare landscape

  • Strategic Account Planning experience

  • Clinical/Healthcare experience is a plus (RN/RD)

MISC:

  • Territory : Tacoma– Western Washington - Tri Cities, Large cities in Alaska

  • Customer Base: Total Hospital – Dieticians, Clinical Nutrition Managers, Nurse Mgrs., Director of Quality- Transition of Care

  • Travel: overnight travel Yes- overnight travel- 30% - (2-3 meetings a year) – 10% regional meetings, annual sales meeting, district meetings. 20% Work Meeting Travel

  • Relocation is not available for this role. Local candidates only, please.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority (Include for Manufacturing roles only)

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Include for Manufacturing roles only)

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com at http://www.abbott.com/ , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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