MDea, Inc.

  • Medical Science Liaison - Cardiovascular

    Job ID 2018-1255
    Job Locations
    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Medical Science Liaison
  • Overview

    The Cardiovascular Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for identifying disease and product related medical needs in a defined geography.






    Role and Responsibilities

    The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for identifying disease and product related medical needs in a defined geography.

    Establishing frequent and timely interactions with Thought Leaders (TL) and other Health Care Providers (HCP) aligned with medical strategies to discuss safe and appropriate use of approved products, and pharmacoeconomic data

    • Respond to unsolicited questions on current medical and scientific issues, healthcare advances, treatment trends, and health outcomes measures
    • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the assigned disease and therapeutic area(s) and key publications
    • Possess the ability to translate this information and data into high quality medical dialogue
    • Possess a sophisticated understanding of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry including commercial, and government payer strategies, and the evolving healthcare delivery models
    • Deliver presentations to health care decision makers responding to unsolicited questions using relevant and approved materials
    • Support Company initiated trials by interacting with primary investigators, assisting in site identification and screenings, and delivering disease education using approved resources
    • Support data generation activities including participating in reviews of Investigator initiated proposals
    • Identify, collect and communicate insights to address competitive medical information in addition to insights on trends and changes affecting the regulatory and payer environment used to develop medical strategies
    • Other activities may include identification and training of contracted speakers or internal team members if alignment with medical plan and product life cycle needs
    • Fully comply with all company policies and applicable laws, regulations and ethical standards


    Experience Required

    MD, PharmD, DNP, PhD, etc. with experience in a specific Disease Area or with a broad medical background (preferred) OR Science Graduate with relevant pharmaceutical experience Knowledge Desired

    Disease area knowledge with an understanding of scientific publications consistent with therapeutic area

    Knowledge of a scientific or clinical area, patient treatment trends, competitive landscape

    Knowledge of clinical trial design and process

    Knowledge of the national and regional healthcare and access environment

    Knowledge of HEOR core concepts

    Excellent English language skills, spoken and written Experience Desired

    A minimum of 2 years working in a clinical and/or pharmaceutical environment

    Prior MSL experience

    Ability to work independently and act as a collaborative team player

    Translating scientific or clinical data into an understandable and valuable form to assist HCPs to best serve their patients

    Good communication and presentation skills to present scientific and/or clinical data to researchers or HCPs at a level commensurate with audience

    Developing peer-to-peer relationships with TLs, scientists and other healthcare professionals

    Ability to quickly and comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments consistent with role


    Behaviors & Leadership Capabilities Desired
    Demonstrate core client behaviors (innovation, speed, accountability, and passion)
    Practice principles of integrity and honesty
    Act with an enterprise mindset
    Practice authentic leadership by cultivating honest relationships, seeking to understand blind spots, and staying
    true to own values and those of client, even in the face of challenge
    Possess a positive attitude and change agility during times of transition
    Demonstrate the growth mindset and is open to innovation and process improvements
    Contribute to talent development by providing timely feedback, understanding what will enable team success, and
    maintaining a strong network
    Actively engage in live meetings and teleconferences
    Completion of all administrative aspects of the job

    Essential Qualification
    Ability to drive a company-provided car is an essential qualification of this position. Candidates must be able to
    drive a client-provided vehicle between locations (often great distances apart), and arrive at each location ready
    and able to enthusiastically and efficiently demonstrate an applied knowledge of pertinent health care industry
    trends. Candidates must possess a high level of ethics, integrity and responsible and safe driving history.


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