Surgical Residency Program Specialist - Chicago/Midwest Territory

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: US-IL-Chicago, Illinois, US

Company: Bausch + Lomb


Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health company dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world—from the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple, yet powerful: helping you see better, to live better. 

Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully integrated and built to serve our customers across the full spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our customers established over our 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing, and commercial footprint of approximately 13,000 employees and a presence in approximately 100 countries, extending our reach to billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been associated with many of the most significant advances in eye health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading the advancement of eye health in the future. 



The Residency Program Specialist (RPS) is a position whose primary objective is to grow Bausch + Lomb surgical revenue and influence in Teaching Hospitals, Residency programs, associated surgical facilities and associated Veteran Affairs Hospitals. The Residency Program Specialist reports to the Manager, Surgical Residency Program.



  • Work in collaboration with the Institutional Account Managers and the Surgical Regional Business Directors to grow Bausch + Lomb surgical product influence and revenue in Teaching Hospitals and associated surgical facilities, Residency programs and associated Veteran Affairs Hospitals.
  • Build and sustain advocates of B+L Surgical technologies with faculty, staff, residents and fellows.
  • Follow-up on teaching programs leads generated by the Institutional Account Managers and Surgical Representatives.
  • Coordinate the resources needed to effectively evaluate Bausch & Lomb surgical products during the evaluation process (SES, RTM, PVM, COS).
  • Successfully oversee the implementation of our product adoption and usage after conversion.
  • Oversee the usage of Bausch + Lomb surgical products at VA hospitals with residents from associated teaching programs.
  • Develop an effective teamwork relationship with other B+L representatives.
  • Support the company’s mission of “Providing the World’s Most Valuable Ophthalmic Experience” to customers by providing customers with excellent service.
  • Effectively utilize and manage expenses, sample accounts, and consignments in a responsible manner according to company policies.
  • Perform other related administrative tasks associated with your position according to company policies.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in science, business, or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of ophthalmology clinical/OR experience required.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to establish priorities to meet goals.
  • Highly motivated and results driven.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • Ability to travel at least 60%.


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