Senior Specialist, Molecular - Smoky Mountains

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The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

In the Smoky Mountains(preferably based out of Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, Louisville, Lexingtonor Chattanooga) we have an exciting opportunity for a Molecular Specialist within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics business.


In this role, you will be responsible for the achievement of Molecular sales goals for an assigned regional territory within the Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Infectious Disease sales organization. Position reports to the Regional Molecular Sales Director. This role will coordinate sales efforts between the Infectious Disease "ID"Hospital & POL field team to achieve molecular ID NOW goals. This role will be accountable to develop KOL relationships, Regional References, Key Strategic Opportunities and to meet stated sales goals with help from appropriate ID Account Executives, Technical Consultants, Clinical Consultants and the Regional Sales Director. Responsible for providing ongoing support to high value customers within a geographical area / market. Main activities in scope are implementing business strategies to achieve profitable business relationships and identifying new revenue opportunities with major accounts. Help ensure that the customers receive high quality customer service

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry-leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.
  • Ownership and achievement of Regional Molecular ID NOW sales goals, assigned MBOs and ID Abbott Rapid Diagnostics sales goals.
  • Work with the AE's to help develop & accelerate the sales process of molecular opportunities to meet regional targets.
  • Develop regional Molecular support and training strategy
  • Obtain certification within the Vendor Credentialing requirements by being in compliance with current immunizations, required training, background checks and competency assessments
  • Provide strategic positioning for different types of molecular sales
  • Involvement in training, both technical and sales
  • Utilize sales metrics to document the sales process
  • Standardization of sales tools
  • Key account strategy
  • Market share strategy
  • Group purchasing strategy and integrated delivery networks


  • BA/BS in sales, marketing, business management or related coursework
  • Minimum 5 years sales experience with documented history of success.
  • Additional training in laboratory product sales and the diagnostics industry.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • 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:

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