Director – Oncology Clinical Educator



51-200 employees

Clinical-stage pharmaceutical company



Waltham, MA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • MSN, Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA), or Pharmacy degree preferred
  • 8+ years of work experience
  • 2+ years post graduate oncology clinical and/or educational experience
  • Experience with Oncology and/or Hematology products
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Knowledge and/or experience with direct to patient education initiatives
  • Previous industry experience
  • Previous experience in introducing new specialty pharmaceutical/biologics products or indications
  • Ability to navigate and discuss complex clinical data
  • Excellent collaboration and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates critical thinking
  • Ability to analyze clinical insights to shape local education strategy
  • Strong teamwork focus with ability to compliantly navigate cross functional partner complexities
  • Above average computer skills: PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Requires travel of approximately 70% depending on geography (includes overnight travel); Other travel for business meetings as required; Travel by air, including overnight and weekends as needed
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Build external relationships with key treatment team members (RN, NP, PA, Pharm.D., Nurse Navigators) within their region
  • Develop and maintain a strategic regional plan that meets customer educational needs and clinical challenges, through analysis of account dynamics and clinical insights
  • Educate customers on disease state awareness
  • Educate customers on the clinical profile of products including but not limited to clinical benefits and administration requirements
  • Provide education programs through 1:1 or group presentations, and/or formal presentations
  • Provide education to patients
  • Master all aspects of the clinical and administrative profile of new cancer medications
  • Understand, translate, and communicate relevant clinical education topics to diverse audiences
  • Utilize strategic questioning and actively listen to routinely document and share clinical insights from customer engagements that take place within accounts or at national, regional, and local meetings
  • Utilize clinical insights to shape local education strategy and build strategic account educational plans
  • Attend and provide clinical information and/or presentations at national, regional, and local meetings
  • Provide staff support, as appropriate at exhibit booths and displays as required
  • In collaboration with supervisor develop, implement, and document performance and development plan
  • Participate in select cross-functional projects
  • Perform all administrative requirements in a timely, accurate and compliant manner (e.g., expense reports, documentation of activities)
  • Provide regional and local support to clinically enhance sales training initiatives and improve clinical competencies of field personnel in partnership with Commercial Learning and Development
  • Stays current in clinical developments related to specific disease states
  • Develops and maintains advanced presentation skills to facilitate effective communication
  • Documents all interactions, clinical insights, and customer profile information as directed
  • Attends clinically relevant meetings for personal/professional development
  • Maintains the highest level of professional standards in all interactions, internally and externally
  • Conducts all aspects of the OCE role in accordance with the Syndax Code of Conduct and compliance guidelines

Syndax Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology firm based in Waltham, MA, is committed to enhancing the lives of cancer patients by extending their lifespan and improving their quality of life. Their competitive advantage lies in their focus on developing unique combination therapies for cancer, which sets them apart in the biotech industry. The company's culture fosters a collaborative environment that encourages technical advancements and industry leadership, making it an ideal workplace for those passionate about making a significant impact in cancer treatment.

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Waltham, Massachusetts



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