Trauma Sales Associate - Long Island / Queens, NY

New York, New York Metro Virtual Address

Work Flexibility: Field-based

Trauma Sales Associate 

About the Role 

As a Trauma Sales Associate, you will work with a high degree of intensity and commitment to support sales of Stryker Trauma products that meet our customers’ most pressing needs. Under the supportive supervision of a Trauma Sales Representative, you will gain exposure to the proven winning Stryker Trauma team culture that delivers industry-leading results. You will receive best-in-class formal training on our Trauma product portfolio and sales methodology.  This includes on-the-job training in the operating room. You will become an expert on surgical procedures by observing well-over 300 medical procedures in your first year. You will develop a high level of competency in orthopedic surgical needs and procedures and become a valuable member of the surgical team who positively impacts surgical outcomes. You will be comfortable being on call most nights and weekends. You will become a trusted partner to our clients through your focus on client service, excellent account management, and commitment to our mission of improving healthcare.  


You will thrive in this role if you are a motivated, proactive, and independent learner, passionate about healthcare and helping people, and committed to building strong relationships as a trusted advisor to our clients.  


Required Skills  

  • Integrity: Reliable, dependable, trustworthy, honest, and ethical. You show up to work on time, do what you say you are going to do, and handle confidential information and delicate situations with care. 

  • Initiative: Willing to take on new responsibilities and challenges, and jump in without prompting 

  • Engaged in active learning: Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making and interested in continuing to build your knowledge base through formal training and experience-based learning opportunities. Think of every challenge, customer, and experience in the OR as a new opportunity to learn and grow. 

  • Service orientation, customer service, and satisfaction: Actively look for ways to help people.  Familiarity with handling customer expectations in a professional manner and anticipating and addressing their needs and desires. Provide flexible customer service to ensure customer satisfaction and fidelity to Stryker’s products and services. 

  • Relationship management: Build lasting and meaningful trust-based relationships with customers by providing timely, accurate, and sound advice to ensure satisfaction. 

  • Social perceptiveness: Awareness of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do (i.e. you are good at ‘reading a room’ and engaging appropriately). 

  • Problem solving: Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions, particularly when it comes to managing client cases and competing priorities. 

  • Attention to detail: Thoroughness in accomplishing a task through concern for all aspects involved, no matter how small. 

  • Following directions: Carry out the details of a task as directed. 

  • Time management: Manage one's own time and the time of others to meet deadlines, particularly when there are competing priorities. 

  • Prioritize tasks: Organize tasks according to their importance and urgency.  

  • Flexible schedule for meeting outside regular hours: Work non-traditional hours and be on call most nights and weekends on short notice. This is a lifestyle job! Folks that thrive in the role really embrace the variety in the role and irregular hours that go with it.  

  • Comfort in operating and emergency rooms: Comfort working in operating and emergency room settings and other high pressure, fast-paced environments. 

  • Ability to monitor processes, materials, and surroundings: Monitor and review information from materials, events, and the environment, to detect or assess problems, particularly in operating room and other medical settings. 

  • Provide consultation and advice: Provide guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical systems and process related topics.   

  • Technical communication: Ability to explain the technical details of Stryker’s products and services to non-technical customers, stakeholders, or any other interested parties in a clear and concise manner. 

  • Demonstrate motivation for sales: Show drive to reach sales goals and business targets.  

  • Basic computer literacy: Proper use of email, Microsoft Office, and any relevant software applications/platforms. 

  • Reading comprehension and written communication: Read and comprehend work-related documents, particularly medical product specifications and training materials. Communicate effectively as appropriate for the needs of internal and external (i.e., patient and customer) audiences. 

 Commitment to Inclusion, Equity, & Diversity 

Stryker is committed to the growth and empowerment of our organization through DEI efforts. We are committed to: 

  • Strengthening the diversity of our workforce 

  • Advancing a culture of inclusion, engagement, and belonging 

  • Maximizing the power of inclusion to drive innovation and growth 

Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an equal opportunity employer.  

Why People Enjoy Working with Us 

  • A winning team motivated to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results 

  • Coworkers committed to achieving more and winning the right way 

  • Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients 

  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career 


  • $70,000- $109,000 salary plus bonus eligible + benefits. Actual minimum and maximum may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.

Travel Percentage: 30%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. Employees and new hires in sales and field roles that require access to customer accounts as a function of the job may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination as an essential function of their role.


Job Profile


North America


United States


Benefits Bonus eligible Quality products


Active learning Attention to detail Communication Computer Customer service Initiative Integrity Microsoft Office Problem-solving Relationship Management Sales Service orientation Surgical Procedures Technical Time Management Training

  • Be on call most nights and weekends
  • Build trust-based relationships with customers
  • Customer Service
  • Develop competency in orthopedic surgical needs
  • Observe medical procedures
  • Provide excellent account management
  • Receive formal training on Trauma product portfolio
  • Support sales of Stryker Trauma products
  • Support sales of Trauma products
  • Training

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