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REGIONAL MANAGER: Providing The Best Technology To Surgeons

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As Regional Manager of a joint resurfacing company, the day is spent conversing with orthopedic surgeons about technology available and using this technology in the surgical room.

Degree: Biology
Job Title: Regional Manager

Job Summary: Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Job Description

Sales representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers to businesses, government agencies, and other organizations. They contact customers, explain product features, answer any questions that their customers may have, and negotiate prices.

On-the-Job Training

Many companies have formal training programs for beginning wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives that last up to 1 year.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$35,000 - $145,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
14 to 18 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Flexible
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Travel, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Analytical skills, Networking, Teamwork, Verbal communication skills

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<span m='12740'>a</span> <span m='12790'>day to day</span> <span m='13140'>basis</span> <span m='13450'>is</span> <span m='13760'>to</span> <span m='14960'>introduce</span> <span m='15420'>new</span> <span m='15530'>technology</span> <span m='15845'>to</span> <span m='16160'>orthopedic</span> <span m='16622'>surgeons,</span> <span m='17546'>instruct them</span> <span m='18008'>on how</span> <span m='18470'>to use it,</span> <span m='18932'>and</span> <span m='19400'>then</span> <span m='19620'>go into the</span> <span m='19870'>operating</span> <span m='20280'>room with</span> <span m='20690'>them, and</span> <span m='21110'>make sure that</span> <span m='21530'>they're inputting</span> <span m='21950'>it</span> <span m='22370'>correctly,</span> <span m='23235'>following</span> <span m='23680'>up</span> <span m='23990'>patient</span> <span m='24410'>education,</span> <span m='24830'>things</span> <span m='25250'>like that.</span> </p><p><span m='26605'>What</span> <span m='26910'>sort</span> <span m='27100'>of</span> <span m='27280'>career and</span> <span m='27660'>educational</span> <span m='28280'>path</span> <span m='28535'>did</span> <span m='28790'>you</span> <span m='29130'>take</span> <span m='29380'>to</span> <span m='29460'>this</span> <span m='29660'>point?</span> </p><p><span m='30265'>Actually,</span> <span m='30660'>I</span> <span m='30740'>studied</span> <span m='31100'>biology</span> <span m='31620'>in</span> <span m='31710'>college,</span> <span m='32420'>and</span> <span m='32780'>I thought</span> <span m='33120'>about going</span> <span m='33460'>into med</span> <span m='33890'>school.</span> <span m='34920'>Decided</span> <span m='35275'>it was</span> <span m='35630'>not the</span> <span m='36066'>career path for</span> <span m='36502'>me,</span> <span m='36938'>and so</span> <span m='38270'>got</span> <span m='38510'>into</span> <span m='39720'>some</span> <span m='39990'>health</span> <span m='40230'>[INAUDIBLE].</span> <span m='40620'>So</span> <span m='40700'>I got</span> <span m='40990'>a</span> <span m='41330'>sports</span> <span m='41970'>medicine</span> <span m='42380'>company,</span> <span m='43040'>where I</span> <span m='43526'>did</span> <span m='44012'>arthroscopy,</span> <span m='44500'>and</span> <span m='45280'>sports</span> <span m='45620'>medicine</span> <span m='45960'>cases</span> <span m='46666'>before</span> <span m='47020'>we got</span> <span m='47490'>into joint</span> <span m='47960'>resurfacing.</span> </p><p><span m='49370'>And</span> <span m='49840'>what</span> <span m='50060'>do you</span> <span m='50160'>wish</span> <span m='50410'>you</span> <span m='50520'>knew</span> <span m='50910'>when</span> <span m='51070'>you</span> <span m='51180'>started</span> <span m='51530'>your</span> <span m='51730'>career,</span> <span m='52015'>that you</span> <span m='52300'>know how?</span> </p><p><span m='54500'>A</span> <span m='54590'>lot</span> <span m='54860'>of</span> <span m='54930'>things.</span> <span m='55390'>But</span> <span m='55440'>I</span> <span m='55500'>think</span> <span m='55720'>the</span> <span m='55800'>most</span> <span m='56060'>important</span> <span m='56460'>thing</span> <span m='57632'>was</span> <span m='59380'>I</span> <span m='59480'>was</span> <span m='59690'>validated,</span> <span m='60650'>and</span> <span m='61536'>just working</span> <span m='61980'>hard.</span> <span m='62690'>No</span> <span m='62750'>matter</span> <span m='62970'>what</span> <span m='63160'>to</span> <span m='63260'>do,</span> <span m='63545'>do it</span> <span m='63830'>with</span> <span m='64180'>integrity,</span> <span m='64790'>work</span> <span m='65050'>hard,</span> <span m='65750'>and</span> <span m='66140'>you'll be</span> <span m='66380'>rewarded.</span> <span m='67310'>So</span> <span m='68070'>whether you're</span> <span m='68390'>a trash</span> <span m='68780'>man,</span> <span m='69210'>or</span> <span m='69670'>an</span> <span m='70130'>orthopedic</span> <span m='70300'>surgeon,</span> <span m='70615'>just</span> <span m='70930'>do</span> <span m='71110'>your</span> <span m='71430'>best every</span> <span m='71580'>day,</span> <span m='72180'>and it'll</span> <span m='72480'>pay off.</span> </p><p><span m='73080'>Very</span> <span m='73380'>cool.</span> </p>","file":{"id":276874,"video_id":"2730900057001","name":"52150369","duration":73932,"thumbnail_url":null}});