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Clinical Specialist - Abbott Nutrition - Upper Midwest Territory

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

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 the Upper Midwest Territory, currently has an opportunity for a Clinical Specialist.

The Clinical Specialist is a Sales Role. The Clinical Specialist is responsible for moving decision-making customers to action to include early nutrition intervention in initiatives that will change system clinical practice. The Clinical Specialist will interface with key healthcare customers to drive strategies and programs and will provide technical and scientific support for Abbott Nutrition concepts.

  • The Territory will include Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Pennsylvania.


  • Conduct clinically- and evidence- based business meetings or presentations with targeted customer call points with the intent of driving change in practice and the way nutrition intervention is incorporated into patient care.
  • Initiate contact with, and maintain relationships with the C-Suite and hospital owned physician groups in targeted accounts. Build and leverage relationships with key decision makers within targeted accounts to maintain, grow and gain business.
  • Coordinate and lead communication/collaboration among Field Sales Force in targeted accounts.
  • Maintain membership(s) in professional organizations and participate in key conferences or meetings for networking, leveraging relationships and expanded educational opportunities.
  • Effectively engage with customers, key opinion leaders and sales force to drive educational messaging on major pediatric nutrition brand initiatives across the portfolio.
  • Utilize promotional and non-promotional materials and clinical studies to effectively communicate the clinical and scientific benefits of Abbott Nutrition products to targeted healthcare professionals.
  • Deliver nutrition science related information and lectures to customers and external key opinion leaders to support business strategy.
  • Stay current on standards of care and nutrition practice as it relates to Abbott Nutrition strategy and maintain up-to-date knowledge of current scientific literature and healthcare reform to drive existing business as well as innovation across Abbott Nutrition platforms.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of competitive products, sales messages, key competitive features and benefits and how this relates to Abbott Nutrition line of products.


  • Must possess a minimum of a BS/BA (MS or PhD preferred) degree and have clinical experience as Registered Dietitian in the Acute Care Hospital setting and a minimum 5 years of relevant productive & progressive experience.
  • Direct experience in a level 3-4 NICU, experience with infant nutrition
  • Ability to interface with highly clinical customers and must possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong and persuasive presentation
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and collaboratively in a team environment on multiple tasks is required.
  • Ability to work constructively and decisively with external and internal customers and key opinion leaders.
  • Strong understanding of the healthcare environment.
  • Sales experience preferred.


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.

Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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