• Medical Director - Transplant Diagnostics

    Job ID 2019-1532
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Medical Director
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Brisbane, California, is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value diagnostic solutions for transplant recipients.

    Our client offers products along the pre- and post-transplant testing continuum.


    The medical director will be an MD trained in transplantation, and will lead the effort to educate and support the commercialization strategy of Client’s products through the development of clinical trials, studies and national and international registries.


    The responsibility of this position is to educate and partner with clinical and business leaders including transplant nephrologists, cardiologists and governmental health ministers, and laboratory directors, distributors. The medical director will partner with the regional technical and business leads in EMEA, Americas and APAC to help prioritize, analyze, propose and execute clinical and business partnerships that will enable widespread clinical uptake.


    You will have the opportunity to launch and scale Client’s new best-in-class NGS products, as well as, drive the data using this platform to show improve outcomes for solid organ transplant recipients.


    The role is within the medical affairs organization and a broad Client team will support the medical director’s success, including Research & Development, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Regulatory and Finance.


    The ideal candidate has experience developing clinical messaging and influencing clinicians and transplant key opinion leaders to drive uptake in transplantation management. A record of accomplishments in transplantation, deep clinical knowledge and ability to build senior client relationships, and/or launching new products in an entrepreneurial environment is a strong plus.


    The position involves frequent travel across the country, working with key transplant centers across the nation and supporting the MSL team with senior medical leadership where needed. 




    • Help design and execute strategies to implement all clinical studies, active registries and IITs at major transplant centers across the country
    • Act as a senior company representative interacting with external scientific leaders, patient advocacy groups and/or regulatory authorities
    • Present at customer workshops, symposiums and meetings and leverage KOLS to present on Client’s behalf
    • Function as the primary clinical resource for the Business / Market Development team to support product adoption and expanded use of Client products
    • Be able to forecast and deliver on quarterly clinical volume and revenue
    • Provide on-site clinical support at transplant centers through oral presentations, test result data reviews and interactive resolution of clinician queries
    • Take part in the management of scientific and clinical advisory boards
    • Work with clinical operations and medical affairs, be able to propose, implement and monitor clinical studies in major markets to help increase uptake and patient management
    • Support company initiatives at clinical and scientific meetings
    • Coordinate with the Client organization to ensure the proper resources are in place to support new clinical opportunities
    • Work closely with SVP of medical affairs and clinical operations to review opportunities and provide proactive, regular reports on progress to goals



    Requirements Desired Education, Skills and Experience

    • Passion for improving patient outcomes in transplantation
    • Experience with care pathways in transplantation
    • Medical degree required; experience in transplantation, molecular biology, and clinical research preferred; PhD, MBA or other advanced degree highly advantageous
    • Understanding of NGS technology
    • Results oriented – has track record for delivering results, takes ownership and is accountable
    • Strong initiative, creativity, independence, sense of urgency, self-motivation, and time management skills
    • Comfortable presenting to and partnering with executives to solve complex business challenges
    • A desire to work in a high growth and results-oriented team environment
    • Unrelenting intellectual curiosity
    • Travel required, both domestically and internationally, up to 50%
    • Languages: English

    Additional Information

    Benefits & Perks: We provide Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care, Commuter Accounts, 401(k), 3 weeks of vacation, 5 days sick leave, 1 personal floating holiday, 9 paid holidays, gym reimbursement, yoga onsite, social hours, and more!


    Client, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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