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Abbott Pediatric Patient Sales Specialist - E. Iowa/Quad Cities in Iowa City, Iowa

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

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 E. Iowa/Quad Cities , currently has an opportunity for a Pediatric Patient Sales Specialist . This position is responsible for the promotion, management and growth of Abbott Pediatric Nutritional products in hospitals and office settings.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Developing and supporting territory sales goals in each hospital and office 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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • 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.

Preferred

  • Local candidates only please – No Relocation support for this opportunity.

MISC

Territory: The territory will cover NE Iowa to the Illinois boarder and up to the Wisconsin and Minnesota boarders

Travel: does not include overnights

Customer Base: Pediatric, OB and Family Practice offices and 20 Hospital accounts

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 (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 , 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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