Sr. Spine Specialist (Washington DC Metro) (R454498)
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Who We Want
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure our surgeons and patients have what they need.
Persuasive influencers. People who understand market positioning and can use their relationship skills and depth of knowledge to secure buy-in, cooperation, and loyalty.
Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
What You Will Do
This is a field (hospital) based role. The Sr. Spine Specialist will be responsible for clinical surgical coverage and sales support activities of Stryker Spine customers in the greater Washington DC Metro area.
The Sr. Spine Specialist will:
Represent and cover Spine surgical cases professionally, efficiently and effectively.
Able to succinctly articulate the proper use of surgical instruments and implants to surgeons, nurses, and sales representatives.
Process instrument sets and paperwork efficiently and promptly
Maintain a high and increasing knowledge of our instruments, implants, surgical techniques, and procedures.
Keep Sales Representative(s) and Regional Manager informed of territory happenings and progress on a regular basis.
Provide support to territory as needed by Sales Representative and Sales Manager.
Remains informed of new products and other general information of interest to customers; monitors and gathers information on competitive activity.
Manage and maintain inventory.
Attend and participate in sales meetings, training programs, conventions, and trade shows as directed.
Assist in training of associate sales representatives or in-house personnel on spine products use and features including Stryker Sales Training courses held regionally and nationally.
Assist in execution of Local, Regional and National Medical Education events.
May lead local, regional and national Medical Education events for surgeon customers.
Complete all required and requested reports correctly and submit in a timely matter.
What You Need
To be successful in this role you must have mastered spinal anatomy and anatomical landmarks necessary to instruct a surgeon on the use of Stryker Spine products.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
Bachelor’s Degree from a 4 year accredited college or university, preferred.
Surgical Technologist certificate or nursing degree, preferred.
Five (5) years’ experience in a clinical and/or operating room environment, preferred
Excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to build rapport, develop and maintain relationships.
Strong team player with the ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce.
Ability to travel to all accounts within assigned territory, as directed by Sales Manager.
Must be able to lift and carry multiple surgical trays (minimum 24 lbs).
Must be available on 24-hour per day basis, to respond to customer emergencies.
This position requires the handling of instruments that may have been contaminated by blood or other bodily fluids. In compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Stryker will provide a safe working environment for all employees.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The vision requirements include: close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
What We Offer
Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career
In-house product training program
Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients
A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
Coworkers committed to achieving more and winning the right way
Competitive employee benefits at totalrewards.stryker.com
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