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#7 Cardiovascular Specialist


The Cardiovascular Specialist will be responsible for sales planning and implementation of proprietary cardiovascular products in the Southbay and San Jose.

This position involves hospital-based sales of injectable cardiovascular drugs for heart failure. Sell to cardiologists, emergency medicine, nephrologists and other high potential physicians that treat heart failure. This proprietary cardiovascular products is a recombinant form of human B-type natriuretic peptide (rhBNP), a naturally occurring protein secreted by the heart as part of the body's response to acute heart failure. The FDA approved Natrecor in 2001 for the treatment of patients with acutely decompensated congestive heart failure who have dyspnea (shortness of breath) at rest or with minimal activity.

Acute heart failure is the single most common cause of hospitalization in the U.S. for patients older than 65 years of age, causing about one million hospitalizations each year.

Qualifications Minimum 3 years of pharmaceutical sales experience with 1 year of acute care (hospital) sales experience with documented success.