• Diabetes Sales Specialist -- Charleston, WV

    Abbott Charleston, WV 25325

    Job #2273813643

  • 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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

    About Abbott

    Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

    Working at Abbott

    At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You'll also have access to:

    • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

    • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

    • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

    • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (~~~) student debt program and FreeU (~~~) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor's degree.

    • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

    • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

    The Opportunity

    This position is Remote in the Abbott Diabetes Care Division. We are helping people with Diabetes lead healthier, happier lives. As a global leader in diabetes care, Abbott is constantly working to deliver the highest quality products and unwavering support to our customers. Consistent and accurate glucose monitoring is the foundation of any diabetes management plan so we're committed to continuous improvement in the way patients and professionals measure, track and analyze glucose levels.

    The Diabetes Sales Specialist is responsible for meeting or exceeding sales quotas/objectives for ADC Products. Collaborate with various channels, Managed Care and Retail and Point of Care representatives. Establishing strong relationships with a broad base of internal and external health care constituents (e.g., physicians, nurses, pharmacists, CDEs, etc.) acting in a friendly, respectful, adaptive manner and focusing on the needs and interests of others. Keeping current on internal and competitive products and positioning by utilizing a variety of resources. Understanding and conveying information professionally and accurately. Effectively planning for and following through with short- and long-term results based on business trends by developing plans that include goals, action plans, time frames and the appropriate resources. Keeping current in market trends and competitor strategy. This is a field-sales opportunity.

    What You'll Work On

    • Meeting or exceeding sales quotas/objectives for ADC Products.

    • Collaborating with various channels, Managed Care, Retail, and Point of Care representatives.

    • Establishing strong relationships with a broad base of internal and external health care constituents (e.g., physicians, nurses, pharmacists, CDEs, etc.).

    • Acting in a friendly, respectful, adaptive manner while focusing on the needs and interests of others.

    • Keeping current on internal and competitive products and positioning by utilizing a variety of resources.

    • Understanding and conveying information professionally and accurately.

    • Effectively planning for and following through with short and long term results based on business trends by developing plans that include goals, action plans, time frames and the appropriate resources.

    • Keeping current in market trends and competitor's strategy.

    • Engage in sales-focused activities including:

    • Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely, answering s questions, responding to others, and listening s carefully to understand the needs of providers and patients.

    • Positions products and services using appropriate resources and confident, convincing logic; tailor sales approach to meet customer needs.

    • Utilize and distribute appropriate resources.

    • Handle disagreements and objections by exploring perspectives and tactfully addressing them.

    • Develops and implements plans (e.g., territory, account and call) that include goals, action items, time frames and resources.

    • Regularly tracks and reports progress against plan, redirecting efforts as necessary.

    • Completes all administrative tasks accurately and in a timely fashion. Document daily activity in call reporting / tracking system.

    • Maintain accountability for all samples in accordance with Division guidelines.

    • Work within quality guidelines established for compliance. Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

    • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management

    Required Qualifications

    Required:

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.

    • Minimum of 2-4 years previous experience with commendable sales track record from previous positions preferably in health care industry.

    • Excellent communication skills, high energy, integrity and ambition to succeed.

    Preferred:

    • A strong preference given to candidates with 4+ years of relevant experience.

    • Diabetes clinical knowledge and experience calling on Endocrinologists

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    • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

    Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: ~~~ (~~~)

    Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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    Divisional Information

    Medical Devices

    General Medical Devices:

    Our medical devices help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine ?ngersticks.

    CRM

    As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, we focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

    Diabetes

    We're focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We're revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

    Vascular

    Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive, and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease.

    Neuromodulation

    Our Neuromodulation business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum.

    Structural Heart

    Structural Heart Business Mission: why we exist

    Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

    EP

    In Abbott's Electrophysiology (EP) business, we're advancing the treatment of heart disease through breakthrough medical technologies in atrial fibrillation, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

    HF

    In Abbott's Heart Failure (HF) business, we're developing solutions to diagnose, monitor and manage heart failure, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

    Diagnostics

    We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

    Abbott Molecular is a leader in molecular diagnostics and the analysis of DNA, RNA, and proteins at the molecular level.

    Our Point of Care diagnostic portfolio spans key heath and therapeutic areas, including infections disease, cardiometabolic, informatics and toxicology.

    Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

    Our rapid diagnostics solutions are helping address some of the world's greatest healthcare challenges.

    Nutrition

    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.

    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 ~~~ or email ~~~