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Medical Science Liaison

Company: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title Medical Science Liaison Requisition JR000013028 Medical Science Liaison (Open) Location Hospital Field Office - USA102 Additional Locations Baltimore, MD, Charleston, SC, Charlotte, NC, Florence, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Raleigh, NC, Virginia Beach, VA, Washington, DC Job Description Summary A Medical Science Liaison (MSL) will serve as a liaison to the medical/scientific community and will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders within the geographic and therapeutic area of coverage. This is a field-based Medical Affairs position requiring a strong scientific background (technical or clinical experience) as the MSL will be a credible source of clinical/scientific data as well as technical/practical education to practicing clinicians, key opinion leaders (KOL), professional societies, and payers. MSLs are responsible for ensuring implementation of regional field execution plans in alignment with corporate scientific imperatives.MSLs have five key areas of focus:

  • KOL Engagement
  • HCP Interactions
  • Scientific Insights
  • Internal Project Support
  • Teamwork & LeadershipMSLs have no sales objectives or accountability for prescribing or sales of any MNK product(s) and are required to avoid any situations that could create the appearance that they have such responsibilities. Principal Responsibilities KOL Engagement
    • Develop relationships with focus KOLs in their assigned territory through engaging in scientific exchange
    • Engage in peer-to-peer scientific dialogue effectively communicating scientific, medical, technical, or product (reactive) content
    • Support HCP field education, training, and safe use of drugs or biologics.
    • Assess KOL alignment with the key scientific discussion topics to inform territory and medical strategy
    • Identify KOL Advocates and Collaborators within your assigned territory
    • Compliantly support company sponsored research, investigator initiated research, external collaborative research, and publications associated with MNK product(s)
    • Stay abreast of emerging scientific literature/clinical data and translate to applicable knowledge.HCP Engagement
      • Ensure appropriate communication of clinical and scientific information regarding FDA approved and pipeline products in a timely, ethical, and customer-focused manner with support of your manager
      • Respond to MIRFs with an initial contact within 2 days and a full answer within 3 weeks (when a standard response letter doesn't exist)Scientific Insights
        • Collect scientific and clinical insights based on scientific information/clinical data sharing to optimize Medical communications and coordinated strategy and tactics across the organization.
        • Respond to all requests for directed insights within the expected timeframe
        • Participate in advisory boards as requestedInternal Project Support
          • Contributes scientific content and/or helps create materials in support of a project or initiativeTeamwork & Leadership
            • Participate in team calls, projects, and activities
            • Collaborate with MSL colleagues
            • Understand and operate in alignment with the MNK Values and Leadership FrameworkDepartment specific/Non-essential responsibilities:
              • Must be committed to full compliance with all company SOPs, regulatory requirements, and applicable laws including PhRMA guidelines for field-based personnel.
              • Applicants must possess a valid driver's licenseWill consider candidates for either of the below territories:Territory 1 - NC, SC, TN, IL, ID Territory 2 - DE, VA, DC, MD Minimum Requirements Experience / Skills:
                • Bachelor's Degree required
                • Advanced scientific degree (MD, OD, PhD, PharmD) or clinical degree (NP, PA) preferred; or equivalent clinical experience (e.g., RN, RT) if appropriate.
                • A minimum of 2 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry, other healthcare environment or equivalent experience is preferred.
                • Thorough knowledge of medicine, treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, customer strategies, and FDA promotional guidelines, regulations, and ethical guidelines is preferred.
                • Demonstrated ability to access and develop relationships with external stakeholders is preferred
                • Ability to effectively communicate scientific content through face to face individual meetings, small group interactions, and in writing
                • Must be a strong team player and effectively collaborate with internal departments.Competencies:
                  • Work independently
                  • Patient and partner focus
                  • Learning ability
                  • Problem solving
                  • Relationship building
                  • Self-awareness and adaptability
                  • Strategic thinking
                  • Teamwork Organizational Relationship/Scope: This position reports to the MSL Field Director. The MSL may have contact with internal colleagues in pharmaceuticals, marketing, sales, research and development, strategy/portfolio management, regulatory, and medical affairs team members. External collaboration includes trade associations, professional societies, payers, clinicians, policy thought leaders, and various government personnel and agencies. Collaboration across a matrix organization is required. Working Conditions: Field-basedAbility to travel, up to 60% of the timeMallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals offers employees a Total Rewards package, which includes competitive base pay and bonus opportunities, excellent benefits, an outstanding work environment and the chance to grow, both financially and professionally.For more information please view our website: Mallinckrodt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Mallinckrodt is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all employees as well as ensuring we are doing all we can to protect the health and safety of our business partners, customers, and the patients we serve. We strongly believe that the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to minimize serious health risks stemming from COVID-19 infection is through vaccination. This position requires individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an accommodation is needed and can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice and/or observance. Please notify your Talent Acquisition Partner if you are in need of an accommodation. Requesting an exemption does not guarantee that an accommodation can be granted. About Us Mallinckrodt is a global specialty p harmaceutical business that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products. Areas of focus include therapeutic drugs for autoimmune and rare disease specialty areas like neurology, rheumatology, nephrology, ophthalmology and pulmonology; immunotherapy and neonatal respiratory critical care therapies; and analgesics and central nervous system drugs. The company's core strengths include the acquisition and management of highly regulated raw materials; deep regulatory expertise; and specialized chemistry, formulation and manufacturing capabilities. The company's Specialty Brands segment includes branded medicines; its Specialty Generics segment includes specialty generic drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients and external manufacturing. Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals ("the Company") maintains a continuing policy of non-discrimination in employment. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based upon age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), political activities or affiliation, race, sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by law. Furthermore, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities and protected veterans in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations on every location in which the company has facilities. This policy of non-discrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: recruiting, hiring; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising. Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is required to report certain payments or transfers of value (such as expense reimbursement, meals, transportation) made to U.S.-licensed healthcare professionals in compliance with the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act (i.e. Open Payments) and certain state laws.

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