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Pediatric Specialty Sales Representative ‚Äď Manhattan, NY

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.

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 ‚Äď including Similac¬ģ, PediaSure¬ģ, Pedialyte¬ģ, Ensure¬ģ, Glucerna¬ģ and ZonePerfect¬ģ ‚Äď to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Manhattan, NY currently has an opportunity for a Pediatric Specialty Sales Representative.  


The Pediatric Specialty Sales Rep in Therapeutic Nutrition Sales is responsible for the promotion, management and growth of Abbott Nutrition products in hospitals and office settings. Specific emphasis will be on Children’ s Hospitals, Pediatric Gastroenterologists, Pediatric Allergists and Pediatricians with a focus on leading specialized nutrition brands such as, ELECARE, PEDIASURE HARVEST, PEDIASURE INSTITUTIONAL and PEDIASURE PEPTIDE.

*** Based on experience, this position may be hired in at a lower level ***


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Full ownership of hospital and office accounts

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Executing strategic sales initiatives designed to exceed established sales goals

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Work closely with District Manager and cross-functional / interdisciplinary teams to execute the strategic account plan

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Deliver clinical and scientific benefits and information in a sales environment by comprehensive knowledge of all products, clinical studies, protocols and guidelines

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Work effectively with Clinical Nutrition Managers, Discharge Planners, Dietitians, HMEs and Physicians

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Prioritize the utilization of resources to drive return on investment

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Plan and organize to maximize focus on top priorities.

Key Competencies:



‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Strong Initiative

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Results-Oriented / Will to Win

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Strategic planning and execution

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Identify and prioritize call points

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Adaptability and coachability

‚Äʬ†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Sales and learning agility



  • Strategic account planning experience
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Selling experience across a wide range of Health Care Practitioners in Hospital Setting and Office environment
  • Strong Business acumen demonstrated through solid understanding of the healthcare landscape
  • Clinical/Healthcare experience is a plus (RD/RN)


  • Customer Base: Children‚Äô s Hospitals, Pediatric Gastroenterologists, Pediatric Allergists and Pediatricians
  • Travel: overnight travel- 2 -4 overnights per month - annually about 10% (2-3 meetings a year) - regional meetings, annual sales meeting, district meetings
  • *Relocation is not available for this role. Local candidates only, please.*


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:

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.

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Full time
New York, NY 10261, US