Technical innovation is fueling demand for diagnostics equipment right across the UK healthcare sector which, in turn, is creating a demand for diagnostic sales jobs and clinical diagnostic sales jobs.
At one end of the spectrum, Primary Care Trusts are investing heavily in near patient testing, while at the other end, clinical laboratories are installing large automated equipment to enhance clinical research.
Meanwhile, the in-vitro diagnostics market is growing significantly. All of which is good news for medical sales representatives seeking jobs in Diagnostic Equipment sales.
The role of Diagnostics Sales reps couldn't be more interesting; covering everything from high cost capital equipment such as MRI and CAT scanners to near patient testing, binding assay systems, tools for testing and screening or over-the-counter monitors.
Everything from negotiating with strategic health authorities, to dealing with retail pharmacies, responding to tenders or working with clinical research labs, from key account management to new business sales.
Candidates looking for Medical Diagnostic jobs / Equipment roles should have a successful track record selling medical devices or capital equipment into the NHS arena, be commercially astute and have strong technical and scientific negotiating skills.