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Abbott Clinical Specialist I - Sacramento in Sacramento, California

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.

As a member of the clinical support team, you are responsible for providing technical clinical expertise and support of the sales process to colleagues, current customers and/or potential customers. Works under general direction with clinical and sales teammates to identify and capitalize on sales opportunities by creating competency, comfort and expertise with all

Abbott Chronic Pain Therapies among physicians, support staff and customers within assigned geography. Performs work that involves a high degree of independence. Exercises independent judgment in planning, organizing, and performing work. Seeks to continually improve territory efficiency.

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 begin to conduct PCP work and educational in services, as directed.

  • As directed by sales 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.



  • Bachelors Degree.

  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a clinical setting - Strong clinical skills.

  • Excellent organizational, time management and prioritizing skills to meet deadlines in a timely manner.

  • Capable of building strong working relationships with internal/external customers.

  • Capable of working unpredictable schedule that may occasionally change on short notice due to operating room schedule changes or delays.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geopresentation communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels within and outside the organization.

  • Ability to travel 25% within assigned graphically diverse business environment

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 224-667-4913 or email