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Renal Therapy Specialist - Scotland

Company: Baxter Healthcare Ltd
Location: Newbury
Reference: 18000GI5
Closing Date: 22 Nov 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Competitive

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Job Summary:

The Renal Therapy Specialist is a member of the Renal Business Unit reporting to the Regional Business Manager.  The role holder will be a champion for the preferred patient pathway to promote to healthcare professionals that all dialysis patients are able to access the right therapy at the right time in the right place according to individual patient needs and circumstances.

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About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

 A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.

The Role

The Renal Therapy Specialist is a member of the Renal Business Unit reporting to the Regional Business Manager.  The role holder will be a champion for the preferred patient pathway to promote to healthcare professionals that all dialysis patients are able to access the right therapy at the right time in the right place according to individual patient needs and circumstances. Renal Therapy Specialists work together with healthcare professionals within Renal Units from across the region to drive clinical practice efficiencies and effectiveness. 

The Therapy Specialist will work collaboratively with all members of the Regional Business Team ensuring alignment of activities with strategic business priorities and marketing activities to drive results. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Promoting Baxter Renal as a provider of renal replacement therapies across whole patient pathway
  • Promoting the preferred patient pathway to healthcare professionals using up to date evidence for the right therapy in the right place at the right time
  • Demonstrating and training customers about Baxter Renal therapies, products and services effectively and constructively through an evidence based approach.
  • Keeping customers updated regarding developments in product and/or clinical application to optimise clinical outcomes
  • Implement identified therapy and product marketing campaigns/activities.
  • Supporting Baxter Renal customers to evaluate and use of the Company’s products and services
  • Working as part of the Regional Business Team to identify opportunities for business growth; applying regional resources appropriately
  • Providing educational support to customers through formal study days and teaching packages in line with Medical Affairs and the therapy and clinical development teams
  • Work closely with the Marketing Team, therapy and clinical development team and Medical Affairs to identify and develop Key Opinion Leaders in all therapy areas both regionally and nationally
  • Liaising and communicating with other Baxter departments/business units to achieve Company objectives
  • Support Internal Training initiatives as subject matter experts to drive clinical excellence amongst the renal sales team depending of specific area of specialism
  • Ensuring adherence to relevant Company protocols, Standard Operating Procedures, ABPI Code of Practice and Nursing & Midwifery Council Code of Conduct

Skills and Experience

  • Have proven ability and track record in collaboration and teamwork to help to build targeted and effective account plans to drive results as a member of the Regional Business Team
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to support the implementation and maintenance of clinical best practice within renal dialysis therapies both internally within Baxter and externally within the NHS

Education

  • Experience teaching and educational processes required
  • Bachelor’s science degree, Nursing degree or equivalent require
  • Clinical experience in Nephrology an advantage
  • Commercial experience is desirable
  • ABPI qualification; or ability to study towards this within 12 months of being in role

Skills

  • Strong results orientation and ability to deliver on deadlines
  • Customer relationship building
  • Confident and clinically credible
  • Project management
  • Ability to teach others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound decision making
  • Flexible approach to problem solving
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Team player and able to work independently
  • Analytical – presentation- negotiation- facilitation- Computer skills
  • Change management
  • Comply with regulations and standards and protect Baxter’s public reputation
  • Technical capabilities to use the products depending on product portfolio
  • Advanced Presentation skills

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

 

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Contact Information:

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Wallingford Road
Compton, Newbury
RG20 7QW
England
Tel:  +44 (0) 1635 206 000
Fax:  + 44 (0) 1635 206 115
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