US-AZ, Medical Science Liaison, Respiratory - AZ/UT/CO/Central CA 218242BR-MZ
Medical Science Liaison, Respiratory - AZ/UT/CO/Central CA
US GEN MED
Research & Development
Novartis is recruiting for a Respiratory MSL. The area of coverage is AZ, UT, CO and Central CA (Bakersfield, Fresno). Preferred area of residence is Phoenix, AZ or Salt Lake City, UT.
A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.
Areas of responsibility:
The MSL will serve as a liaison to the medical/scientific community and will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with prominent thought leaders within the geographic area of coverage.
The MSL will ensure the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding marketed and pipeline compounds in a timely, ethical and customer-focused manner.
The MSL will implement clinical and educational strategies in collaboration with other Novartis colleagues for designated customers that include potential clinical trial site placement and sponsorships.
The MSL will work to pair our key customer's educational and research needs with available Novartis resources and will provide the latest emerging data in response to specific healthcare professional inquiries.
The MSL will comply with all credentialing requirements for any healthcare institution (e.g., hospital) which is part of the Medical Science Liaison's call plan, including, among other things, routine background checks, medical testing (i.e., Tuberculosis test) or proof of immunizations, training on facility policies, and adherence to confidentiality and/or HIPPA agreements.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Position will be filled commensurate with experience.
Doctoral degree required (e.g MD, DNP, PhD, or PharmD).
Minimum of 2 years of Postdoctoral experience or equivalent in the pharmaceutical industry (preferred) or other healthcare environment to provide strategic and scientific/medical direction to national/regional business unit functions.
Teaching experience preferred. Previous experience within the Respiratory therapeutic area and/or in a Field Medical-based position is preferred.
Thorough knowledge of medicine (including pharmacotherapy), treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, customer strategies, and FDA promotional guidelines, regulations, and ethical guidelines applied to the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills are required.
Ability to network and partner with important customers, including thought leaders, large group practices, medical directors, and pharmacy directors is required.
Must be science oriented and be able to prioritize and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.
Must have the ability to gain customer feedback, uncover business opportunities for Novartis and pair customer's unmet needs with available internal resources. Active membership in professional society(ies) is a plus.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and associated hardware is required.
Must be a strong team player and effectively interface with other internal departments, including Corporate Customers, Regional Business Units, Marketing, Sales, New Product Commercialization, Medical Affairs, Research, and Business Analysis.
Ability to travel (about 60%) travel.
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