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Medical Science Liaison, Dermatology

Job ID 2020-1609
Job Locations
US-CA-Los Angeles | US-NV-Las Vegas | US-MO-Kansas City | US-MO-Kansas City | US-OR-Portland | US-CA-San Diego | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-CA-San Francisco | US-KY-Louisville | US-KY-Louisville | US-PA-Philadelphia | ...
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Medical Science Liaison

Overview

Our client is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

 

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together and driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.Our client recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Responsibilities

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is responsible for identifying disease and product related medical needs in a defined geography. The primary role of the MSL is to develop relationships and maintain contacts with Thought Leaders (TL) and Healthcare Providers (HCP) within their healthcare system. The purpose of interactions is to engage in meaningful scientific exchange that will ensure patients have access to client medicines, to ensure their safe and appropriate use through peer to peer discussions aligned with medical strategies and needs expressed by external stakeholders. The scientific dialogue focuses on scientific/clinical information around disease management, treatment landscape, and client products in a fair and balanced way and includes appropriate clinical and value related discussions. TLs may include nationally and regionally recognized scientific and clinical leaders, medical advisors to managed care providers and committees, and HCPs active in addressing patient advocacy issues.

 

MSL delivers presentations to health care decision makers responding to unsolicited questions using relevant and approved materials. MSL may support company initiated trials by interacting with primary investigators, assisting in site identification and screenings, and delivering disease education using approved resources. MSLs may also support data generation activities including participation in reviews of investigator initiated proposals.

 

Other activities may include identification and training of contracted speakers or internal team members if aligned with medical plan and product life cycle needs. MSL will also 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.

 

External Environment and Customer Focus

  • Develop and maintain relationships with academic and community research thought leaders, appropriate HCPs, and access stakeholders, within a given geography to answer scientific and unsolicited product question. The FMS will use various channels for interactions (1:1, group presentations, remote, etc.)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using available scientific resources and presentations. Effectively present information to TL/HCPs and be able to respond to questions, ensuring medical accuracy and compliance with local procedures, ethical and legal guidelines and directives.
  • Actively assess the medical landscape by meeting with TL/HCPs to understand their needs and expertise. Continuously update own knowledge in treatment strategies, products, unmet medical needs, clinical trials and scientific activities. Understand the competitive landscape and actively prepare to address informational needs of customers.
  • Collect and provide meaningful medical insights and/or impact by communicating these back to the medical and commercial organizations to be actioned in support of the strategy development.

Contribute to the Medical Plan

  • Adopt institution/account planning approach and contribute to cross-functional
    institution/account plans.
  • Contribute to development and delivery of scientifically meaningful medical programs/projects in line with the local Medical and Field Medical plan.

 

Provide Medical Support

As necessary and appropriate, support the initial and ongoing medical/scientific area and product specific training and provide key scientific updates to internal stakeholders (e.g. Commercial, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, Legal, HEOR, Value Access & Payment).

 

Support Clinical Trial Activities

  • Support Interventional and Non Interventional Research (NIR) studies (e.g. identification and
    assessment of potential study sites) to support patient recruitment and/or discussions around the safe and effective use of client investigational products, as agreed with home office medical and Global Clinical Operations (GCO) and as defined by the study scope document.
  • Provide recommendations and insights to clinical development team on study and site feasibilities within the therapeutic area based on knowledge of the field and through direct contacts with potential investigators, as agreed with home office medical and GCO.
  • Support HCPs in the ISR submission and execution process and study follow-up as agreed upon with home office medical and GCO.
  • Ensure that client Pharmacovigilance procedural documents are understood and applied by investigators of local studies, and alert appropriate client personnel to any identified Adverse Events. 

Qualifications

Required Experience

  • Terminal doctoral degree, MD, PharmD, or PhD, preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years working in a clinical or pharmaceutical environment (excludes post doc education).

 

Knowledge Desired

  • Disease area knowledge and an understanding of scientific publications
  • Knowledge of a scientific or clinical area
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and process
  • Knowledge of the national healthcare and access environment
  • Knowledge of HEOR core concepts
  • Excellent English language skills, spoken and written

Experience Desired

  • Ability to work independently and act as a team player
  • Translating scientific or clinical data into an understandable and valuable form to help physicians best serve their patients
  • Good communication and presentation skills to present scientific and/or clinical data to research or healthcare professionals
  • Developing peer-to-peer relationships with TLs, scientists and other healthcare professionals
  • Ability to quickly and comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments
  • Demonstration of the client Values

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 a responsible and safe driving history.
  • Position is field based, MSL will be required to live in the territory which they manage or within 50 miles of the territory borders

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