The need for qualified and trained Medical Sales Reps are growing, yet there is a significant need by medical companies to only hire educated and trained sales professionals as medical equipment technology increases exponentially. A recent study from MedComm shows that thousands of medical sales rep job openings remain unfilled as companies cannot find properly trained sales professionals. The NAMSR is going to address this particular medical sales rep candidate skills crisis at the 2014 MMA Medical Conference and discuss how the RMSR Medical Sales program can definitely improve the current education dilemma.
The medical conference will include a few executives from the NAMSR and they will discuss changes in medical technology and discuss how that effects hospitals as well training topics in the RMSR medical sales certification program.
"The NAMSR brings together experts from top Medical Device & Equipment companies around the world to help medical sales rep candidates acquire needed industry training to meet job pre-requisites as well as proper career guidance to put those skills to work." said Eric Reinhard VP of Operations for the NAMSR. "It is an incredible opportunity to learn from those who are leading national medical sales teams in the United States and who work daily on the front lines of the medical sales industry."
At the MMA Medical Conference industry insiders will discuss what specific industry education is needed from Medical Sales Rep candidates and how to equip these candidates to effectively qualify for current DME Rep jobs. The goal of the coalition is to determine who is a qualified medical sales professional and what qualifications are required for a position in the DME (Durable Medical Equipment) industry.
The NAMSR and its RMSR Medical Sales training currently offers training for a medical sales career in various important areas: Modern Surgical Techniques, Computer Image-Guided Surgery, Virtual Surgery, Medical Device Reliability, Government Control & Liability, Medical Device Recalls, Medical Equipment Classification, Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, PET Scanning, Stereotactic Imaging, Prenatal Scanning, Virtual Colonoscopy, Human Brain Scanning, Genetics, Genetic Engineering. Gene Splicing, Therapeutic Proteins, Monoclonal Antibodies, Stem Cell Research, Transplants, Prosthetics, & Implants, Joint Replacements, Prosthetic Limbs, Implantable Nerve Stimulators' Advances in Eye Surgery, Stem Cell Therapy and Organ Transplants.
The NAMSR (medicalsalescareer.com) is also hosting a Medical Sales Rep care workshop before the conference to prepare candidates for the new industry guidelines and regulations. This is particularly relevant for recent college or university graduates and those looking for a career change into medical sales.
The National Association of Medical Sales Representatives (NAMSR) provides career resources to medical companies and to NAMSR members. The NAMSR Employment Center is utilized by many of the top medical companies and recruiters when seeking Medical Sales Representatives. The NAMSR Employment Center is accessible only to its members and RMSR graduates. This assures employers and staffing firms that use the Center of finding only the most qualified medical sales candidates. The NAMSR Employment Center includes hundreds of medical company contacts, contact information of the top staffing firms for medical sales reps, resume preparation, interview questions, cover letter examples, career fair listings, and much more.
The RMSR Certification is becoming more important to applicants as medical companies look to hire new reps with some medical industry education and training. The industry has seen a huge increase of requests to interview certified and trained RMSR® Certified reps. Regis Hillory, VP of Sales - Medical Systems, Inc. compliments the NAMSR and RMSR certification by saying "Applicants who possess a RMSR Certification have accomplished an immense achievement that distinguishes themselves from their competition. We will only interview RMSR Certified applicants." Medical device and equipment companies will always look at candidates and interview applicants who already possess medical device industry training and certification.
A majority (88%) of RMSR students responding to a recent NAMSR survey plan to work in a medical sales rep position that requires cybersecurity knowledge, however, one in ten report that their universities do not offer medical sales courses and less than half feel they will have the adequate healthcare selling skills and medical industry knowledge when they graduate. The NAMSR developed the RMSR Medical Sales Certificate program as part of the huge need to fill this gap.
The Mission of the National Association of Medical Sales Representatives™ is to be the national representative of the medical sales profession, serving the public and the profession by promoting comprehensive training and educational programs, conferences and seminars where members can share ideas, professional excellence and respect for the medical industry.