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Hill-Rom Acute Care Sales Specialist (NYC LI, CT Territory) in Stamford, Connecticut


The Acute Care Sales Specialist drives the sales of the Volara System,Vest 205 and Life2000 NIV with focus on capital opportunities and pull-through of associated disposables. This role will provide overall strategic leadership and expertise related to healthcare system and IDN based opportunities, including oversight of pricing strategy and contracting.

This position will team with other local Hillrom counterparts to develop and implement a comprehensive sales strategy for all Hillrom respiratory health products and programs within the assigned territory and account base. Ultimately this role will coordinate customer support with clinical specialist team to assure customers are supported with expertise in clinical applications and an in-depth technical understanding of product application and highlighting impact on patient outcomes.

Home Base: New York City/Connecticut

Territory: New York City, Connecticut and Long Island


  • Drive the generation of new sales across the acute care continuum to health care providers embracing a solutions sell proposition. This includes selling multiple products that the Acute Care Sales Specialist must understand in terms of a detailed functionality and benefit offering of each product line, how each product is best applied to meet customer needs, benefits the products will provide to both the patient and care givers, and an ability to articulate an economic benefit for the hospital.

  • Ability to define overall territory strategy on an annual basis to drive sales growth.

  • Prepare analysis for, and development of, an overall package for new sales.

  • Draw on internal resources / tools for detailed explanation to customers of product applications and benefits and for final development of a needs-based sales opportunity.

  • Demonstrate an effective understanding of competitive action in the assigned territory and work to develop a plan to address problem areas.

  • Conduct negotiations with the decision makers across the customer organization to consistently keep the sales process fluid and ultimately finalize / close sales.

  • Coordinate efforts with clinical specialists and local Hillrom counterparts to drive new sales as well as to provide on-going customer service / satisfaction.

  • Oversee the installation of new products once they are delivered to the customers to ensure the products have been installed, basic training has been provided, and follow-up to ensure customers are satisfied.

  • Maintain on-going relationships with customers to ensure maintenance of current base as well as growth of new sales.

  • Maintain and strengthen Hillrom relationships throughout all levels of the hospital network with various departments to help retain and expand our account presence and leadership position.



  • BS / BA degree required

  • 3-5 years demonstrated experience as a top- level sales performer in the medical device or healthcare industry

  • In-depth acute care medical device sales experience required with strong understanding of a solutions based selling process preferred selling into accounts that can produce large sales volumes and / or market share growth.

  • Strong analytical skills to effectively track sales activity, develop sales plans, understand local market and competitive trends, and complete the analysis of sales deals.

  • Effective influence skills – adept at ability to understand the needs of, and influence, personnel ranging from respiratory therapist, nurses, materials management / contracting, and C-level decision makers.

  • Strong business acumen to enable selling to healthcare system / IDN senior-level health care administrative personnel, structuring sales deals, negotiating contracts / pricing, and influencing final decision makers in completing pivotal agreements in the sales cycle.

  • Must have documented track record of experience and success working with highly complex, multi-departmental deals that involve clinical, executive, and financial decision makers as well as leveraging strong internal networking to align key players to support the delivery of value to customers.

  • Effective planning / organizational skills.

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office software

  • Variable travel (from 50 - 75%), including overnight travel

Job: Sales

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York

Other Locations: United States-Connecticut-Hartford, United States-New York-Long Island, United States-Connecticut-Stamford

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time

Posting Entity Hillrom

Req ID: 21125626