Posted to MedZilla on 11/14/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-ID, Gattex Onboarding and Access Specialist SR0042216-MZ


Gattex Onboarding and Access Specialist

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Gattex Onboarding and Access Specialist.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Gattex Onboarding and Access Specialist working on the GI team, you will be empowered to educate and support patients, and a typical day will include:


  • Work cross-functionally to identify and lead the resolution of patient access barriers, including: insurance coverage; reimbursement; financial limitations; site of care; procurement/distribution.
  • Provide expertise and education on local and regional health plan policies, coverage, processes etc. to the internal patient services organization, the market access field team, and the field sales organization
  • Coordinate communication among key players to ensure that the patient has the clinical support required to transition successfully to therapy
  • Educate patients, families, and caregivers on coverage and reimbursement


  • Work with every new Gattex patient to ensure that the patients care environment (physician, nurse, injection training nurse, home infusion provider, family and caregiver, pharmacist) understand Gattex and the process for initiating Gattex.
  • Working directly with the following internal and external groups to resolve access issues described above: patients and/or their families and caregivers; public and private payers specialty pharmacies and specialty distributors; patient advocacy organizations; procurement/distribution
  • Ability to lead external customers to achieve access for patients; external customers include physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals; public and commercial payers; specialty pharmacies;


  • Minimum of a Bachelor s Degree required
  • Minimum of 3 years of prior relationship management experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of field based experience in account management, sales or medical affairs


  • Yes. Approximately 75% travel


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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