Account Specialist -Anti-Infective- Bakersfield, CA

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global
pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth
Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and
commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and
regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for
the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology,
gastroenterology, women’s health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic
categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan
is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to
deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world
live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high
with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you
can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive
results for customers and patients.  Power your future & join our bold

Position Overview:

Account Specialist (Anti-Infective) is responsible for educating physicians on
the clinical benefits of Allergan hospital administered products in order to
expand product utilization within the institutional setting. This position
regularly calls on institutions including Teaching, Community, and Government
accounts. These accounts may include clinics, pharmacies, Critical Care units,
and other various departments within a hospital setting. Day-to-day
responsibilities include calling on a wide variety of health care professionals
including Primary Care Physicians, Specialists, Pharmacists, Physician
Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Fellows, Residents, and all other
health care professionals involved in writing, advising, and/or dispensing
products within our portfolio. The Account Specialist (Anti-Infective) must
understand how products are purchased, ordered, and administered in hospitals
including formulary process and reimbursement policies in targeted institutions
and systems. This position involves working with appropriate teammates (e.g.
Managed Care counterparts, External Scientific Affairs) to enhance technical
visibility and enhance company visibility in all accounts to maximize sales in
the assigned territory.

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree is required. 


  • Candidates should possess a
    minimum of 3 years’ experience in medical and/ or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Well-developed written and oral
    communication skills and to interface with different departments
    throughout the organization.
  • Applies a range of traditional
    and non-traditional problem-solving techniques to think through and solve
    issues creatively to improve performance and company effectiveness.
  • Ability to build rapport and
    relationships in an institutional environment to make an immediate impact
    in front of health care professionals.
  • Highly effective organizational
    skills to balance multiple priorities.
  • Candidates should have
    experience influencing formulary decisions as well as knowledge of the
    institutional (hospital) sales environment and managed care markets. 
  • Advanced business analytical
    skills to identify trends, opportunities and threats to then determine
    actions to drive business or overcome challenges. Able to adapt to
    corporate reporting tools.
  • Strong documented sales results
    over time.
  • Demonstrates solid clinical
    product knowledge.
  • Computer Skills; Word,
    PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.
  • Some overnight travel may be
  • Candidates must be able to
    successfully pass background, motor and drug screen investigations. 


  • Scientific
    major/minor/background desirable. 
  • Antibiotic background with a
    proven track record in IV/infusible antibiotics is preferred.
  • Experience in the
    healthcare industry involving interaction with physicians, patients, etc. Experience in educating or influencing targeted customers.

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