Specialty Representative Job Description

Specialty Representative Job Description

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Specialty representative provides current and comprehensive clinical knowledge of Amgen's products and effectively communicate the clinical and economic benefits of the products to medical professionals.

Specialty Representative Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Utilizes sales force automation system and other tools to enhance impact of sales call and territory management
Attends and actively participates in all required meetings and training programs
Ingredient sales within Golden Peanut’s specialty products group
Builds relationships with customers to foster R&D and additional sales
Guides new and existing customers on products available and their usage
Attends trade shows on a regional and national level
Develop a strong understanding of Golden Peanut's specialty products capabilities, infrastructure, and logistical systems
Defines and understands customers, competitors, and dynamics that affect the food ingredient markets
Uses on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Carries out technical sales presentations of full product line

Specialty Representative Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Specialty Representative

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Education for Specialty Representative

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the specialty representative job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Marketing, MBA, Education, Life Sciences, Medical Science, Business/Administration, Science, Military, Associates

Skills for Specialty Representative

Desired skills for specialty representative include:

Compare
How to create a compelling and logical rationale for the value of products and how to contrast
Amgen's products and effectively communicate the clinical and economic benefits of the products to medical professionals
With comprehensive understanding of the impact of those options on the patient
Cancer staging and possible treatment options and dosing schedules associated with different tumors/diseases
Positions Merck brand versus competition using appropriate proof sources
Ophthalmology
Reimbursement
Process around billing codes
Knowledgeable of the managed care environment and how a product can be approved and obtained based on a policy

Desired experience for specialty representative includes:

Ability to handle complex and specialized customer issues while maintaining a positive attitude
Ability to demonstrate strong initiative to exceed expectations
Advanced personal computing, MS Office and keyboarding skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business trade journals, professional journals, and financial reports write reports, business correspondence, and standard operating procedures
A Bachelor's Degree ideally in science, business or healthcare)
2+ years' sales experience in the pharmaceutical industry or other related industries

Specialty Representative Examples

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Specialty Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of specialty representative. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for specialty representative
  • Verifying insurance coverage for potential new patients
  • Re-verifying insurance for existing patients in order to process patient prescription needs successfully
  • Demonstrating excellent customer service to patients, healthcare professionals, and insurance carriers
  • Routing calls to appropriate departments
  • Interacting with members who may have serious chronic conditions and remaining sensitive to their needs
  • Perform exceptionally while in a fast paced, high volume environment
  • Obtain accurate demographic, insurance and financial information from healthcare professionals and patients to complete enrollment a
  • Confirm final outcome with the patient in a timely and professional
  • Proficient in current product, market and disease state knowledge across a complex product portfolio
  • Receive high volume consumer calls and answer questions regarding program benefits, coverage, and claims process
Qualifications for specialty representative
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science (master’s degree preferred)
  • Team player, goal oriented and self-starter
  • Ability to operate independently without frequent supervision
  • Knowledge of daily LTL operations and national motor freight classification guidelines
  • Requires strong interpersonal and persuasive skills in order to communicate effectively with customers & prospects, overcome objections to close sales
  • The Specialty Sales Representative – Pulmonology will be responsible for managing the business within a specific geographical territory
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Specialty Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of specialty representative. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for specialty representative
  • Enter or verify customer information and/or program data into the computer system
  • Determine the appropriate solution, educate callers on policies, warranties, services and procedures
  • Document solution and other information into the computer system
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by remaining focused on the call and displaying
  • Interacting with members who may have serious chronic conditions
  • Responsible for accurate and timely verification of existing patients’ prescription drug coverage specifically relating to disease state and type of prescriptions, supplies and services requested
  • Review billing system to verify patient’s eligibility to receive medication and update necessary information
  • Contact doctors’ office staff for information to help resolve outstanding claims or insurance issues
  • Accurately quote pricing for medications for a patient and appropriately code and enter text notes into the pharmacy system
  • Update patient on unresolved issues as it relates to coverage status and delays in the processing and receipt of medication orders
Qualifications for specialty representative
  • Minimum of 2 successful years in Specialty Pharma Sales
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, Outlook, internet
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a hospital environment is a strong asset
  • Women’s healthcare and/or injectable sales experience preferred
  • Buy and Bill experience preferred
  • At least 1 year of experience in a customer service related role
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Specialty Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a specialty representative. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for specialty representative
  • Will call on high volume accounts, hospitals and is responsible for working various consumer events throughout the year
  • Ensure that all administrative tasks (i.e., training modules, expense reports, business plans, ) are completed promptly and accurately
  • Re-verifying insurance for existing patients in order to process patient
  • Of the Specialty Pharmacy by enhancing our members experience within their
  • Work as a team and depend on each other
  • Provides management with customer feedback and market place information
  • Determine, implement and monitor optimal resource
  • Answering inbound and making outbound calls
  • They will be responsible for developing an understanding of the issues and opportunities within their territory, particularly in managed health care
  • The Representative maintains accountability for all pharmaceutical samples and stock packages in accordance with FDA and PDMA guidelines
Qualifications for specialty representative
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, strong verbal and written
  • Must reside in the state of Tennessee
  • College/University Degree (4 year BS or BA) required with a minimum of two years related client relations experience and/or training
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry required
  • 2 years' of recent successful specialty pharmaceutical sales experience, preferably in Diabetes
  • A documented history of sales success & delivering results
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Specialty Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a specialty representative. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialty representative
  • Assisting pharmacy services staff members with answering phones, triage calls, filing and other administrative support activities
  • Work are a team and depend on each other
  • Direct one-to-one communication with physicians and health care professionals in support of approved product indications
  • Contacting medical professionals and explaining features and benefits of products offered
  • Planning and organizing speakers programs in territory
  • Timely and accurate completion of all administrative expectations
  • Outbound calls as required
  • Assisting pharmacy services staff members with answering phones, filing and other administrative support activities
  • Responsible for account maintenance and updates
  • Meet or surpass all financial and strategic objectives for the territory
Qualifications for specialty representative
  • Minimum two-five (2-5) years customer service required
  • Lung cancer, preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a hospital, specialty or oncology environment is a strong asset
  • Experience with Specialty Pharmacy
  • Managed Care experience in complex selling environments
  • Minimum 2 years of client service and/or sales experience
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Specialty Representative Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of specialty representative. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for specialty representative
  • Contribute to the overall success of the team
  • Achieve/surpass sales objectives and effectively manages territory budget
  • Uses territory and customer information and knowledge to identify market opportunities in order to influence targeted health care professionals to support the use of Sanofi promoted products
  • Deepens relationships and builds influence with advocates / customers
  • Develops advocates, influencers and speakers to support our business needs
  • Maximizes Hospital sales and influence by ensuring formulary inclusion for Sanofi products and developing hospital and discharge protocols to optimize patient treatment
  • Aligned to strategy, develops and executes approved area plans to a high standard ensuring maximum impact of company and product messages in line with the product monographs and ethical standards
  • Measures and evaluates impact of territory plans and rapidly adjusts accordingly to maximize performance
  • Manage company resources efficiently and effectively
  • Develop new accounts and expand existing accounts
Qualifications for specialty representative
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in immunology, or biologics is a strong asset, preferably in Rheumatology
  • University/Bachelor’s Degree Medical or Pharmaceutical
  • Ability for high level of travel locally and within surrounding territories
  • Administration DEC or work-experience equivalence
  • At least three 3 years’ experience as Customer Service Representative (preferably Business)
  • Knowledge of general products and services (IT, voice, data, Internet )

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