Baxter Nursing Clinical Consultant (Chicago) in Schaumburg, Illinois

About Baxter:

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center 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.

About Baxter’s Medication Delivery Business Unit:

Medication Delivery has a vast portfolio of products including the IV solutions portfolio, infusion systems, IV sets and access, pharmacy tools, aimed at creating new, innovative value for customers and patients. Together with strong talent, globally diverse teams and an inclusive culture, we believe that Medication Delivery is uniquely positioned to deliver value to our hospital customers and their patients, from prescription to administration.


This position reports to the Sr. Clinical Area Manager and is responsible for contributing to increased sales growth, penetration and improved profitability in key accounts. This position is a clinically consultative role with Baxter Medication Delivery customers, existing and potential. They are adept at developing new relationships with key clinical buying influences as well as, protecting existing relationships with accounts considered to be at risk.

Through the introduction and implementation of Baxter’s products and value added services and solutions; this individual strengthens Baxter’s relationship with the customer. Focusing on improving medication delivery efficiency and clinical safety, the Clinical Services Manager provides expertise in infusion pump technology with medication error reduction systems; cost reduction/labor efficient methodologies, creative approaches to improving clinical process and safety outcomes for the caregiver and patient.

The Clinical Services Manager is also responsible for; training both Baxter representatives and customers on emerging trends, new innovations and critical success factors in medication delivery and patient safety. The CSM will work with Baxter sales representatives and customers during product evaluations, implementations and post conversion troubleshooting. In addition, the position contributes to the creation, development and implementation of new value added products and services that help differentiate Baxter from the competition.

Essential duties/responsibilities:

  • Effectively execute clinical project tasks and Connections Portfolio programs to key Baxter customers.

  • Build or deepen customer relationships at the management and administrative levels of the targeted healthcare facility and or healthcare system utilizing a consulting approach. Key areas of focus will be; safe medication delivery; clinical operational discipline emphasizing cost reduction and labor efficiency, enhancement of clinical process and practice, and caregiver/patient safety.

  • Assist in the creation and development of future solutions-based services and programs in order to sustain industry leadership in the area of cost containment, medication management processes and clinical training.

  • Develop relevant metrics that demonstrate achievement of operational and clinical goals, and show effectiveness of the programs from the perspective of the customer and the industry.

  • Maintain the integrity of the value of Connections Portfolio through the disciplined collection of required data to assure a robust national database.

  • Maintains expert knowledge of Baxter’s integrated solutions programs and the supporting administrative tasks associated with tracking savings, operational/clinical outcomes and sales. Assures quality and integrity in processes, which are the cornerstones to the programs. Develop and present customer presentations that differentiate Baxter Medication from the competition.

  • Actively support Medication Delivery sales team in achieving yearly sales and profit plan goals for the targeted accounts through clinical consultative selling at the both the regional and IDN level.

  • Actively support product training and implementation or new and existing MD customers through defined implementation processes, access to eLearning, onsite training and consistent follow-up to ensure adoption of new technology.

  • In servicing and troubleshooting on all Medication Delivery products

  • Project management for product implementations. Sigma Pumps: Assist customer with MDL development, development of clinical training plan.

  • Business acumen and strong financial aptitude.

  • Strong clinical background with in-depth understanding of IV therapy.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Professional presence and rapport with customers, and all business unit personnel within Baxter.

  • Ability to work independently with time management proficiency.

  • Team orientation with effective leadership abilities.

  • Collaborate with Sales Team, Marketing, and Clinical Teammates.

  • Effective clinical selling and negotiating skills.

  • Strong process orientation.

  • Computer competency Microsoft Office - (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Requires a BS degree (Nursing/Business) with 5 years clinical experience. 2 - 4 years of experience in Cost Management, Product Standardization, and Clinical Resource Management, product education and implementation preferred.

  • Active RN license.

Territory: Candidate must be available for travel throughout Chicago, Indiana and Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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Job: *Clinical

Organization: *Americas - US Hospital

Title: Nursing Clinical Consultant (Chicago)

Location: Illinois-Schaumburg

Requisition ID: 18000A3L