Field Clinical Specialist Trainee - University of San Diego
San Diego CA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2020-11-25 10:51:34

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



Field Clinical Specialist Training Program- Chronic Pain Therapies - Neuromodulation

This is a pipeline requistion for a future event at this school.

At Abbott every one of us plays a role in our collective ability to save and improve lives. As an organization, we want to continue to grow and lead our industry in changing the way the world views the treatment of expensive, epidemic diseases. By seeing things from a different perspective, using our imagination, leading with character, and working with passion, we all have a role to play in making what we do possible. Are you ready to join us? We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

We are seeking high caliber graduates to join our Field Clinical Specialist Training Program.  This trainee will become a member of our dynamic Chronic Pain Therapy sales organization and will be responsible for providing sales, educational and technical support in response to field inquiries from physicians, healthcare professionals, patients, and field sales staff.

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

Job Duties:

  • Provides technical, clinical and programming assistance, primarily in support of 1-2 Territory Manager(s).
  • Assist Territory Managers in after-hours call support and activities.
  • Integrates into all accounts, builds trust and relationships and establishes strong rapport with customers.
  • Proficient in complex programming, case support.
  • Works seamlessly with Territory Manager(s) allowing them increased selling time.
  • Will foster high trust relationships with customers, including the regional team members.
  • Will begin to conduct physician and educational in services, as directed.
  • As directed by manager, contacts, visits and interests clients and potential clients in the Company’s products and addresses any client questions and concerns.
  • Provides medical professionals with sales support, information, and training on the use of Company products and with staff education, in-services and technical troubleshooting.
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of assigned accounts and customers to include competitor activity
  • Conducts evaluations and develops sales strategies for capital equipment opportunities within accounts.
  • Collects and studies information about new and existing products and monitors competitor sales, prices and products.
  • Provide feedback to providers both within operating room setting and outside operating room setting on the directions for use specific to implantable devices
  • May attend trade shows where new products and technologies are showcased and conferences to meet other sales representatives and clients and discuss new product developments.
  • Uses clinical expertise to identify customer training and in-service needs with the goal of increasing customer usage, comfort and understating of all Abbott Chronic Pain Therapies product line.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.
  • Provides sales support, clinical in-services, training and guidance to current or potential customers.
  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs., as needed.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

General Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Biology, Biological Sciences or equivalent
  • Minimum 3.0 grade point average strongly preferred
  • Graduating Senior, or within 2-years post-graduation from an accredited academic university program
  • Requires Abbott-specific certification on Chronic Pain technologies within 12 months of hire date.
  • Familiarity with surgical centers and operating room procedures and protocol
  • Must apply engineering skills and abilities to analyze complex devices during critical situations
  • Must be able to work effectively with technical specialists, vendors, health care professionals and customers to achieve assigned goals; must be capable of coordinating multiple assignments simultaneously and effectively.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
  • Ability to travel based on business need.

 Abbott provides in depth company training on products and procedures.  After completing 9-12 months of company training and certifying, the incumbent will be placed into a Clinical Specialist role within the geography.  Must be willing to relocate based on company need.  



Sales Force





United States > Texas > Austin : 6300 Bee Cave Rd Building 2, suite 100



United States of America : Remote






Not specified



Not Applicable



Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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


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Field Clinical Specialist Trainee - University of San Diego
San Diego CA USA