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Respiratory Medical Science Liaison

Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Omaha, NE, United States
Job ID: 67197
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Overview
Researched and relatable, science-driven and social, you're an extroverted expert. If there's one thing your preparation in earning your advanced degree has taught you, it's how to evolve your expertise rapidly and stay at the forefront of your field. Forging new relationships and establishing rapport with thought leaders comes naturally to you and you like being around people. Poised and articulate, you are a listener, an educator and a gifted cultivator of new and exciting opportunities grounded in the science.  You've got what it takes to be a Medical Science Liaison with INC Research/inVentiv Health. Why INC Research/inVentiv Health? Join a groundbreaking network of more than 22,000 employees worldwide with the ability to service clients in over 100 countries. Take part in offering world-class therapeutic expertise to leading biopharmaceutical companies so they can focus on what they do best - prevent and treat disease. You'll provide the brilliant ideas, valuable insight and relentless energy that drive biopharma products from lab to life. In the past five years, inVentiv Health has helped to develop or commercialize 82% of novel new drugs approved by the FDA and 70% of products granted marketing authorization by the EMA. Our laser focus on healthcare professionals allows you to join our team of more than 1,000 nurses, pharmacists and related healthcare professionals. Our accomplished team consists of 291 MDs, 486 PhDs, Pharma Voice 100 Recipients, HBA Rising Stars and Luminaries, and PM 360 Elite Award Winners.

Responsibilities
You'll confer with internal stakeholders and build new collaborative relationships with medical and scientific leaders, policy-makers and advocates. You'll contribute cutting-edge clinical and scientific data to help move healthcare forward and positively impact patients. You will educate local and regional health care providers about the respiratory disease state and products, resolve medical information inquiries with in-person and virtual responses in order to provide the highest level of understanding and customer satisfaction. You will also provide promotional peer-to-peer programs and serve as a speaker. You will:
 
  • Deliver affirmative/promotional programs, live and virtual medical/scientific presentations to external groups, which include both peer-to-peer educational programs and non-promotional presentations, to Health Care Providers and formulary decision makers.
  • Work with medical colleagues to identify local and regional External Experts, professional groups, decision makers and other key stakeholders in the assigned therapy area and/or geography.
  • Respond to documented unsolicited requests for medical/scientific information on company products including unsolicited requests for off-label medical information as per client policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide balanced, accurate medical information to and scientific exchange with EEs and other health care providers, both live and virtually, using our client's proprietary MSL on demand platform.
  • Gather medical voice of the customer (mVoC) feedback to construct and implement effective Medical Affairs strategy and planning through participation in or escalation to internal North America Medical Affairs teams.
  • Serve as a primary liaison for clinical and scientific information exchange with EEs and health care providers in assigned patient care institutions/facilities, as well as connecting EEs and their affiliate institutions with appropriate Medical Affairs initiatives that advance scientific and clinical knowledge of our respiratory portfolio.
  • As part of a matrix environment, develop and execute Field Medical Affairs plans at the assigned territory level in full alignment with Medical Affairs strategies and tactics.
  • Build and cultivate relationships with internal cross-functional colleagues, and provide clinical/scientific input, training, and support to internal teams within regulatory guidelines; participate on internal teams as requested by the Medical Affairs Director at inVentiv.
  • Provide scientific training for sales representatives regarding products and the conditions they treat utilizing approved Sales Training materials.

 

Requirements
Along with your ability to remain at the forefront of your field, you must possess: 
  • 2-5 years of MSL experience in respiratory or related clinical field with strong knowledge of the pharma/biotech industry.
  • Advanced terminal degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) with a study concentration in respiratory/pulmonary medicine strongly preferred.
  • Excellent presentation, communication, technological fluency, and relationship-building skills strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of clinical research trial design in pulmonology.
  • Ability to process large amounts of clinical data and information into a format that is relevant
  • Demonstrated leadership skills by example and through accomplishments; steps forward to handle challenges within scope of authority.
  • Ability to travel 50% - 60% and possess a valid driver's license to drive to assignments, unless otherwise specified.
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic.
     
    At INC Research/inVentiv Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

     
Make your work matter everywhere. Be a driving force in the evolution of clinical education.
 
INC Research/inVentiv Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

Position Type/Category
Medical Science Liaison

Travel
About 50%

Minimum Education Level
Doctorate

Employment Type
INC Research/inVentiv Health position

“INC Research/inVentiv Health is a place where I can get things done, ensure my client is successful and make a difference for patients.