Regional Clinical Sales Manager, Houston

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: More than 50%

Requisition ID: 3516

 

About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.

 

Vascular Access – Built on a history of innovation, our Arrow® brand of technically advanced vascular access devices are renowned throughout the world. Many of our vascular access products have antimicrobial and antithrombogenic protection designed to reduce vascular-related complications and include long and short dwell central venous catheters (CVC), sheath introducers, arterial lines, peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC), as well as specialty devices and an advanced vascular positioning system to facilitate precise placement of a PICC or CVC near the heart. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

ROLE OVERVIEW

The Regional Clinical Sales Manager (RCSM) provides oversight and direction to the Clinical Sales Specialist (CSS) team and collaborates with the Regional Sales Manager (RSM) to prioritize business-focused clinical activities that advance the sales process, driving the adoption of the Teleflex Vascular product portfolio into clinical practice. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The RCSM manages direct reports in the clinical sales organization by providing talent development, coaching, performance reviews, disciplinary action, succession planning and various administrative functions of a people manager. 

 

This field-based position is actively engaged in all stages of the sales process, including account vetting, clinical champion development, solution positioning, product evaluations and implementations, live case coverage and coordinates the required training to ensure the safe and effective use of all Teleflex Vascular products. Working closely with regional sales management and clinical leadership, the RCM optimizes the customer experience to sustain and acquire business while maintaining and developing customer loyalty through clinical partnership opportunities. 

 

Collaborating with Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Clinical & Medical Affairs on key projects and initiatives, the RCSM utilizes critical thinking skills to collect data, analyze and problem solve, considers a variety of factors, and exercises good judgment within defined Teleflex policies, procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

Principal Responsibilities

Peripheral Access – PICC, Midline, Extended-dwell Peripheral Catheter, Tip Navigation/Positioning platforms, Peripheral IV  Arrowga+rd Protection technologies, Medical literature, Standards of practice, Societal guidelines, Competitive landscape, Industry trends 
•    Collaborate with Clinical Leadership on a regular basis to ensure regional activities are strategically aligned with national objectives
•    Work in conjunction with regional and clinical sales teams to prioritize clinical training programs for customers, sales representatives and CSS members within the region
•    Support and manage the implementation of new clinical training programs for entire product line
•    Identify and expand customer base through networking and following-up activities at account, local, regional and national levels
•    Track and audit defined processes, policies and procedures outlined for the appropriate HCP engagement 
•    Maintain professional licensure and credentials, where applicable
•    Provide feedback to Marketing and executive leadership teams on product releases, efficacy of available tools, competitive intel, post-market surveillance, promotional and clinical training programs 
•    Participate in educational, scientific congresses and promotional activities at all identified local, regional and national exhibitions as dictated by the business need
•    Provide guidance and mentorship to the CSS team in the region
•    Schedule field rides with CSS direct reports as necessary to ensure corporate messaging is consistent with approved 
•    Engage with Corporate Accounts as requested
•    Conduct quarterly and annual performance reviews for direct reports (professional development and business objectives)
•    Budget/expense report management for T&E and clinical training support
•    Ensure the CSS team is meeting defined goals and expectations consistent with Teleflex’s Core Values
•    Identify strong clinical champions and references that will advocate for the Vascular product portfolio
•    Effectively utilize CRM platform to track progress toward individual and team performance objectives and strategic business plans
•    Provide written and verbal communication to sales management and sales representatives regarding field activity and account information
•    Weekly/Biweekly CSS Region Team conference calls
•    Weekly scheduled calls with each CSS in Region 
•    Assist the CSS team in developing/managing training schedules
•    Assist New Hire Training department with product competency assessments for a clinical and sales new hires, as needed
•    Monitor CSS documentation/updates utilizing CRM platform to assess productivity and 
•    Provide guidance and mentoring to assigned Special Project Committees 
•    Adhere to and ensure the compliance of Teleflex's Code of Conduct, all Company policies, rules, procedures, and housekeeping standards
 

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in related field
    Healthcare Provider with a minimum of 5 years patient care experience in critical care area and/or vascular access specialty (i.e., Vascular Access Team (inpatient, mobile, travel), Critical Care, ED, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Cath Lab, etc.)
    Minimum of 3 years with direct leadership/people management experience
    Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
    Possess a valid driver's license, own and operate a motor vehicle with satisfactory driving records
    Carry detail bag weighing up to 20 lbs
    Lift equipment weighing up to 30 lbs
    Able to stand or walk in numerous hospitals or at meetings for 8 – 12 hours per day, up to five (5) days per week


    DESIRED EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

    2+ years of Medical Device Industry experience
    3+ years of experience in a business environment
    Professional Development background including curriculum creation
    Advanced Certification in Vascular Access and/or Critical Care (i.e., CRNI, VA-BC, CCRN, CEN, etc.)
    Professional Affiliations and Associations such as APIC, INS, AVA, ENA, AACN


    TRAVEL REQUIRED:

    Travel domestically (>60%)

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

CRITICAL SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Must be goal-directed and results-oriented, with internal motivation to achieve high performance
  • High energy, entrepreneurial and strong relationship building abilities
  • Situational awareness, self-regulation and social interaction capabilities
  • Active listener with effective verbal and written communication
  • Exceptional time management and capacity for organizational preparedness
  • Thorough with attention to detail and consistent, reliable follow-through
  • Demonstrate a problem-solving attitude to directly address challenges and seek objective conclusions
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable and work in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment where the business priorities dictates the work schedule

 

Teleflex, Inc. is an affirmative action & equal opportunity employer. D/V/M/F. Applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. If you require accommodation to apply for a position, please contact us at: 262-439-1894.

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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